COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Algal Biotechnology SUF   215 3 1 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Oya IŞIK
Instructors
Prof.Dr.OYA IŞIK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Mass culture of microalgae species living in the sea and inland waters, provide to produce to the cell the valuable metabolites , gain commercial value to algal biomass using diffrent areas.
Content
Definition of algal biotechnology, advantage of microalgal culture to agriculture, commercially important species of algae, physiological principles of mass production of phototrophic microalgae, microalgae culture in ponds and photobioreactors, biological principles of industrial-scale algae production, harvesting microalgae, algal biomass drying methods, packaging dry algae, algae using areas.

Learning Outcomes
1) Defines biotechnology.
2) Defines algal biotechnology, understand the history of algal biotechnology.
3) Describes the usage of algae.
4) Defines the mass production of phototrophic microalgae and explain its physiological principles.
5) Define and explain the physiological principles of mass production of phototrophic microalgae.
6) Understands the algae production conditions in open system, ponds, and closed system, photobioreactors.
7) Microalg culture ponds describe the shape and construction materials.
8) Counts the contamination reasons and precautions in the ponds.
9) Counts the stress conditions applied in microalgae and explain the changes in the cell after application.
10) Understands the culture of Dunaliella salina and the production of beta carotene, Haematococcus pluvialis culture and astaxantin production.
11) Counts the species cultured widely for microalgal lipid and explain the stress conditions for lipid production.
12) Understands the microalgae harvest methods and explain the advantage and disadvantage of the methods.
13) Explains the microalgae drying and packaging conditions and principles.
14) Economic analysis of industrial-scale production of algae.
15) Improves constantly itself , as well as professional development scientific, social, cultural and artistic fields according to his/her interests and abilities identifying needs of learning.


Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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Having knowledge on “natural and applied sciences” and “basic engineering”; combination of their theoretical and practical knowledge on fisheries engineering applications.
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2. Assessment of data scientifically on fisheries engineering, determining and solving the problems
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3. Uses theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of fisheries to design; investigates and interprets events and phenomena usig scientific methods and techniques.
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4. Collecting data in fisheries science, making the basic experimental studies, evaluating the results, identifying the problems and developing methods of solution
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5. Having plan any study related to fisheries science as an individually, managing and consulting.
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6.Learning the knowledge by the determining learning needs; developing positive attitude towards lifelong learning
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7. Communicating oral and written in expertise field, monitoring the seminars and meeting in expertise field, following the foreign language publication.
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8. Improving life-long learning attitude and using the information to the public interest.
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9. Creating public awareness about fisheries and having the ability to ensure sustainable use of aquatic resources.
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10. Communicating oral and written effectively, participating the seminars and meetings in expertise field, following the foreign language publications.
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11. Using the informatics and communicating technology
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12. Improves constantly itself , as well as professional development scientific, social, cultural and artistic fields according to his/her interests and abilities identifying needs of learning.
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13. Gaining competence to determine the current status of aquatic resources and its sustainable use, water pollution and control, and biotechnology areas.
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14. Having ability to promote the study about aquaculture techniques by saving the natural environment, fishery diseases, fishing and processing technology, structure of fishery sector, problems and solution of their expertise field
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15. Ability to act in accordance with the regulation, social, scientific, cultural, and ethical values on fisheries field

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Biotechnology definition, the definition of Algal Biotechnology, the history of biotechnology and the Algal Biotechnology, the introduction of algal biotechnology laboratory. Introduction to the course, supplying the lecture notes Lecture
Question-Answer
Lab / Workshop
Homework
2 Uses of algae, The use of algae as a food, The use of algae as animal feed, , the use of Fertilizer (improving soil structure), observing the algae species cultured in the laboratory Income read lecture notes, Lecture
Question-Answer
Lab / Workshop
Homework
3 Commercially important species of algae. Stress conditions producing the valuable metabolites. Income read the lecture note and the laboratory sheet. Lecture
Question-Answer
Lab / Workshop
Homework
4 Physiological principles of mass production of phototrophic microalgae. Nutritional deficiency, high light stress conditions, etc. . Income read lecture notes, Lecture
Question-Answer
Lab / Workshop
Homework
5 Algae production systems, laboratory cultures, Introduction to the ponds production, the production of photobioreactors. Income read lecture notes, Lecture
Question-Answer
Lab / Workshop
Homework
6 Outdoor algae culture systems Ponds Ponds types Kind of materials for ponds Mixing-Aeration (pedal systems and compressors) Income read lecture notes,nd the notes about introduction to outdoor pilot algae ponds. Lecture
Question-Answer
Lab / Workshop
Homework
7 Photobioreactor systems, Reactor designs (Tubular reactors, Panel reactors), Optimization of culture parameters in photobioreactors. Income read lecture note and the research about photobioreactors. Lecture
Question-Answer
Lab / Workshop
Problem Solving
Homework
8 Midterm Exam Study for the Exam Testing
9 Harvesting methods of algae, the critical poind of harvesting. Filtration, Santrifuge, floculation etc.) Harvsting efficiency. Income read lecture notes Lecture
Question-Answer
Lab / Workshop
Homework
10 Microalgae applied stress factors, stress-induced physiological changes in the cell. Income read lecture notes Lecture
Question-Answer
Lab / Workshop
Homework
11 Dunaliella salina outdoor culture, Chlorella vulgaris outdoor culture. Income read lecture notes And do the homework. Lecture
Question-Answer
Lab / Workshop
Homework
12 Haematococcus pluvialis outdoor culture and astaxhantin culture, Spirulina platensis outdoor culture. Income read lecture notes Lecture
Question-Answer
Brain Storming
Homework
13 Microalgae species cultured widely for lipid production, stress factors for microalgal lipid production. Income read lecture notes And do the homework. Lecture
Question-Answer
Lab / Workshop
Homework
14 Economic analysis of industrial-scale production of algae. Income read lecture notes Lecture
Question-Answer
Drilland Practice
Lab / Workshop
Homework
15 Drying methods of algae biomass and about the rules. Drying with sun, drying ovens, spray dryers, freeze-dryers. Package of dry algae products and about the rules. Income read lecture notes. Do the homework. Lecture
Question-Answer
Drilland Practice
Lab / Workshop
Homework
16-17 Final Exam Study for the Exam Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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