Jessenius Faculty of Medicine
in Martin
Comenius University Bratislava

Lectures and Practicals (topics, presentations)

Time table of Lectures and Practicals General medicine - Teaching in English language

Immunology   

General Microbiology (Microbiology I)  

Special Microbiology (Microbiology II)

 

 

 

 

Immunology lectures

TUESDAY   9,45-10,30 

Educational Center Malá Hora 4B - Lecture hall, ground floor

Study year: 2023/2024, Summer Term, 2nd year

Study program: General medicine in English language

Lecturer: MUDr. M. Neuschlová, PhD.

               doc. MUDr. E. Nováková, PhD.

WeekDateTopic
1 20.2. Introduction to immunology.
2 27.2. Cells and molecules of Immune system.
3  5.3.Innate and aquired immunity. Lymphatic tissues and organs.
412.3. Nonspecific immunity – mechanism and functions. 
5 19.3. Antigens and receptors. Recognition of self and non-self. 
626.3.Specific immunity – molecules and immunoglobulins.
72.4. Day off
89.4.Specific immunity - organs and cells.
916.4. Lymphocytes – differentiation,activation, APC.
1023.4.Hypersensitivity. 
1130.4.Possibilities of influencing immunity.
12 7.5. Autoimmunity.
1314.5. Transplant immunity. Tumor immunity. 
1421.5. Immunotherapy.
Presentations - Immunology Lectures
Introduction to immunology
Nonspecific immunity – bariers, cells  
Nonspecific immunity – mechanism and functions
Specific immunity – molecules, immunoglobulins
Specific immunity – organs and cells, differenciation
Bases of specificity 
Lymphocytes – activation, APC
Regulation of immunity, cytokines
Hypersensitivity
Autoimmunity
Transplant immunity
Tumor immunity
Immunotherapy

Immunology practicals

Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology, Malá Hora 4B – Education center, 3rd floor - left

2nd year, Summer term 2023/2024

Study program: General medicine in English language

Monday - Thursday

Groups and teachers according to schedule

WeekDateDayTopic
1. 19.2.-22.2. Mon-Thu Introduction. Safety in laboratory. Organization of study.
2. 26.2.-29.2. Mon-Thu Cells of immune system – blood count, blood smear.
3.4.3.-7.3. Mon-Thu Nonspecific immunity – phagocytosis.
4.11.3.-14.3. Mon-Thu Lysosyme, bactericidal activity of serum.
5. 18.3.-21.3. Mon-Thu Complement, CH50.
6.

25.3.-27.3.

28.3.

Mon-Wed

Thu

Serological reactions - precipitation

Day off (groups 1,2,4)

7.

1.4.,2.4.

3.4.-4.4.

Mon,Tue, Wed

Thu

Day off (groups 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)

Serological reactions - agglutination

8.

8.4.-11.4.

Mon -Thu

TEST

9.

15.4.-18.4.

Mon-Thu

New methods in immunology - ELISA, WB.

10.

22.4.-25.4.

Mon-Thu

Specific cell immunity - skin test, IGRA, ELISPOT.

11.

29.4.,30.4.,2.5.

1.5.

Mon,Tue,Thu

Wed

Imunology of vaccination

Day off (groups 5, 3, 8, 9 ) - substitution

12.

6.5.,7.5.,9.5.

8.5.

Mon,Tue,Thu

Wed

Autoantibodies. Immunofluorescence.

Day off (groups 5, 3, 8, 9 ) - substitution

13.

13.5.-16.5.

Tue-Thu

Immunodefficiency.

14 20.5.-23.5. Mon-Thu Substitution. Preterms.
Presentations - Immunology Practicals
Cells of immune system
Nonspecific immunity - phagocytosis
Lysosyme, complement, bactericidal activity of serum
Serological reactions
New methods - ELISA, WB
Skin test, IGRA
Immunodeficiences - laboratory diagnosis
Autoantibodies
Immunology of vaccination

In Martin 30.1.2024 

doc. MUDr. E. Nováková, PhD.,

Head of Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology

General Microbiology - Lectures

Monday: 8,00-9,30 

Educational Center, Malá Hora 4B – Lecture hall, ground floor

2nd year - summer semester of academic year 2023/2024

Study program: General Medicine in English Language

Lecturer:  doc. MUDr. E. Nováková, PhD.       

                 MUDr. J. Kompaniková, PhD.        

                 MUDr. V. Sadloňová, PhD.

                                   

WeekDateTopic
1 19.2. Structure of bacterial cell.
2 26.2. Physiology and metabolism of bacterial cell.
34.3.Genetics of bacterial cell.
411.3. Pathogenic potencial.
518.3. Physiological microflora, biofilm.
625.3. Pathogenesis of microbial infection.
71.4 Day off
88.4. Antibiotics I.
915.4. Antibiotics II.
1022.4.Disinfection. Sterilisation
1129.4. Vaccines.
126.5. Viruses - structure, therapy. 
1313.5.  Fungi- structure, therapy. 
1420.5. Parasites - structure, therapy.
Presentations: General Microbiology - Lectures
Introduction to microbiology. Structure of bacterial cell
Physiology and metabolism of bacterial cell
Genetics of bacterial cell
Pathogenic potencial, physiological microflora
Pathogenesis of microbial infection
Antibiotics
Vaccines, desinfection

General Microbiology - Practicals

In person

Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology

Malá Hora 4B – Education center, 3rd floor left

Study year 2023/2024, Summer Term, 2nd year

Study program: General Medicine in English Language

Monday - Thursday

Groups and teachers according to schedule

WeekDateDayTopic
119.2.-22.2Mon-ThuIntroduction. Safety in laboratory. Organization of study.
226.2.-29.2.Mon-ThuMicroscopy, fixed smear, native smear.
3 4.3-7.3.Mon-ThuGram staining.
411.3.-14.3.Mon-ThuAcid fast staining.
518.3.-21.3. Mon-ThuBurri India ink method.
6

25.3.,26.3,27.3.

28.3.

Mon-Wed

Thu

Spores staining, metachromatic granules.

Day off (groups 1,2,4)

7

1.4.,2.4.

3.4.,4.4

Mon,Tue, Wed

Wed,Thu

Day off (groups 6,7,8,9,10,11,12 )

Cultivation I - types of cultivation media.

88.4.-11.4.

Mon-Thu

TEST

9

15.4.-18.4.

Mon-Thu

Cultivation II - growth of bacteria.

10

22.4.-25.4.

Mon-Thu

Biochemical properties of bacteria

11

29.4., 30.4.,2.5.

1.5.

Mon,Tue,Thu

Wed

Identification of enzymes, toxins.

Day off (groups 3,5,8,9 ) - substitution

12

6.5.,7.5.,9.5.

8.5.

Mon,Tue,Thu

Wed

Anaerobic cultivation.

Day off (groups 3,5,8,9 ) - substitution

13

13.5-16.5.

Mon-Thu

ATB susceptibility testing.

14

20.5.-23.5.

Mon-Thu

Substitution. CREDIT TEST.
Presentations: General Microbiology - Practicals
Microscopy, native smear, fixed smear.
Gram staining
Acid fast staining
Burri method
Spores staining. Metachromatic granules
Cultivation
Identification of biochemical properties and enzymes part I.
Identification of biochemical properties and enzymes part II.
Anaerobic bacteria
ATB susceptibility testing

Special Microbiology - Lectures

MICROBIOLOGY II - LECTURES 

WEDNESDAY (week 1-14):   8,00 - 9,30

FRIDAY (week 7-13): 13,30-15,00

Winter Term 2023/2024, 3rd year

Study program: General Medicine in English Language

Lecturer: doc. MUDr. E. Nováková, PhD.

                        MUDr. V. Sadloňová, PhD.

                        MUDr. M. Neuschlová, PhD.

                        MUDr. J. Kompaníková, PhD.

WeekDate                                  Topic
120.9. Staphylococci. Other Gram positive cocci.
227.9.Streptococci. S. pneumoniae.
34.10.G- cocci. Neisseria sp., Haemophilus sp.
411.10.G – rods (Enterobacteriaceae - part I).
518.10. G – rods (Enterobacteriaceae - part II). 
6 25.10. G – rods (Pseudomonas, others). G+ rods.
7 1.11. DAY OFF Anaerobic bacteria.
7 Friday3.11. Chlamydia. Spirochetes. Mycoplasma.
8 8.11. Viruses - introduction, structure, pathogenesis, immunity, therapy.
8 Friday10.11.RNA viruses.
915.11. DNA viruses.
9 Friday17.11.DAY OFF
1022.11.Hepatitis viruses, HIV, prions
10Friday24.11.Parasitology.
1129.11.Mycology.
11 Friday1.12.Clinical microbiology - infections of RT, GIT.
126.12.Clinical microbiology - infections of UGT.
12 Friday8.12.Clinical microbiology - infections of blood. Hemoculture.
1313.12.Infections of CNS. Toxins.
13 Friday15.12.Infections of fetus, newborns, elderly people.
1420.12Antibiotics.(Requested topic) Preterm.
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Presentations: Special Microbiology - Lectures
Staphylococci and other Gram positive cocci    
Streptococci. Streptococcus pneumoniae
G- cocci - Neisseria sp., Moraxella sp. Haemophilus sp.
G- rods - Enterobacteriaceae - Part I.
G- rods - Enterobacteriaceae - Part II.
G- rods - Pseudomonas, G+rods
Anaerobes
Mycoplasma, Spirochetes, Chlamydia, Rickettsia and related bacteria
Virology - introduction
RNA viruses
DNA viruses
RNA viruses, Hepatitis, HIV
Parasitology I
Parasitology II (toxoplasmosis, malaria)
Mycology
Infections of Respiratory tract, Gastrointestinal tract
Infections of Urogenital tract 
Infections of blood, haemoculture
Infections of CNS. Toxins.
Infections of fetus, newborns, elderly people.
Antibiotics

It is not obligatory to be present in lectures, but it is sincerely recommended.

Recommended readings:

  1. Murray: Medical microbiology., 8th edition
  2. Microbiology and Immunology on line – English version
  3. Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology web
  4. Barron: Medical Microbiology and Immunology – available on line

In Martin, 05. september 2023, doc. MUDr. Elena Nováková, PhD., Head of Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology

Special Microbiology - Practicals

Information on possible changes in the organization

of teaching at Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology

will be provided to students continuously

during the semester.

 

Participation in practical exercises is mandatory.

 

Participation in practical exercises is possible only

at the time specified in the schedule according to

study groups, students are not allowed

to substitute for missed practical exercises

with another group.

 

SPECIAL MICROBIOLOGY - PRACTICALS

Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology,

Malá Hora 4B, 3rd floor

(Mon - Thu, groups: acc. to schedule)

Winter Term 2023/2024, 3rd year

Study Program: General Medicine in English Language

Lecturers: doc. MUDr. Elena Nováková, PhD.

                           MUDr. Martina Neuschlová, PhD.

                           MUDr. Vladimíra Sadloňová, PhD.

                           MUDr. Jana Kompaniková, PhD.

WeekDateTopic
118.9. - 21.9. Introduction.  
225.9. - 28.9. Staphylococci.
32.10. - 5.10. Streptococci.
49.10. - 12.10. Neisseria. Haemophilus.
516.10. - 19.10. Corynebacterium sp., Bordetella.                 
623.10. - 26.10. G+rods. Pseudomonas.
730.10. - 2.11. Enterobacteriaceae.
86.11. - 9.11.

Anaerobic bacteria. Spirochetes.                                   

9. 13.11. - 16.11.TEST Mycobacterium. 
1020.11. - 23.11.Virology.
1127.11. - 30.11.Parasitology.
124.12. - 7.12.Mycology.
1311.12. - 14.12.Conclusion.Consultations.
141.12. - 21.12.Substitution. Preterm.
Presentations: Special Microbiology - Practicals
Staphylococci
Streptococci
Neiseria, Haemophilus
Enterobacteriaceae

Bacillus, Bordetella, Pseudomonas,

Bacillus. Pseudomonas, Listeria
Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Mycobacterium I.
Mycobacterium II.
Anaerobes, Treponema, Leptospira
Virology
Mycology

It is obligatory to be present at practicals. 1 abscence is tolerated.

Substitution of practicals is possible only in the week 14.

Recommended readings:  Materials on web site of Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology, handouts for practical.

In Martin, 5.9.2022

doc. MUDr. E. Nováková, PhD.,

Head of Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology