Jessenius Faculty of Medicine
in Martin
Comenius University in Bratislava

Lectures and Practicals (topics, presentations)

Immunology lectures

Monday   16,30 - 17,15 ONLINE (MS TEAMS)

Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology, Malá Hora 4B – Edukačné centrum,

Study year 2020/2021, Summer Term, 2nd year

Study program: General medicine in English language

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

WeekDateTopic
1 15.2. Introduction to immunology. Discrimination between self and non self. Antigens and receptors. Terminology. 
2 22.2. Nonspecific immunity – bariers, cells. 
3  1.3. Nonspecific immunity – mechanism and functions. 
4  8.3. Specific immunity – molecules, immunoglobulins. 
5 15.3. Specific immunity – organs and cells  differenciation. 
622.3. Bases of specificity. 
729.3. Lymphocytes – activation, APC. 
8 5.4. Day Off
912.4. Regulation of immunity, cytokines.
1019.4. Hypersensitivity.
1126.4.Autoimmunity.
12 3.5. Transplant immunity.
1310.5. Tumor immunity. 
1417.5. 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

ONLINE - MS TEAMS

Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology, Malá Hora 4B – Edukačné centrum, 3rd floor left

Study year 2020/2021, summer term, 2nd year

Study program: General medicine in English language

Groups and teachers acc. to schedule

 

WeekDateDayTopic
1. 15.2.-18.2. Mon-Thu Introduction. Safety in laboratory. Organization of study.
2. 22.2.-25.2. Mon-Thu Cells of immune system – blood count, blood smear.
3.  1.3.-4.3. Mon-Thu Nonspecific immunity – phagocytosis.
4.  8.3.-11.3. Mon-Thu Lysosyme, bactericidal activity of serum.
5. 15.3.-18.3. Mon-Thu Complement, CH50.
6.22.3.-25.3. Mon-Thu Serological reactions - precipitation
7. 29.3.-1.4.Mon-Thu Serological reactions - agglutination
8.

5.4.

 

6.4.-8.4.

Mon

 

Tue-Thu

Day off

 

New methods in immunology - ELISA, WB.

9.12.4.-15.4.

Mon-Thu

TEST
10.19.4.-22.4.Mon-ThuSpecific cell immunity - skin test, IGRA, ELISPOT.
11.26.4.-29.4.Mon-ThuImunology of vaccination-immune status tests.
12. 3.5.-6.5.Mon-ThuAutoantibodies. Immunofluorescence.
13. 10.5.-13.5.Mon-ThuImmunodefficiency.
14 17.5.-20.5. 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 10.2.2021 

doc. MUDr. E. Nováková, PhD.,

Head of Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology

General Microbiology - Lectures

Monday: 8,00-9,30  ONLINE (MS TEAMS)

Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology, Malá Hora 4B – Edukačné centrum

Study year 2020/2021, Summer Term, 2nd year

Study program: General Medicine in English Language

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

WeekDateTopic
1 15.2. Structure of bacterial cell.
2 22.2. Physiology and metabolism of bacterial cell.
3  1.3.Genetics of bacterial cell.
4  8.3. Pathogenic potencial.
5 15.3. Physiological microflora, biofilm.
6 22.3. Pathogenesis of microbial infection.
729.3. Antibiotics.
8  5.4. Day Off
912.4. Antibiotics.
10 19.4. Desinfection.
1126.4. Vaccines.
12  3.5. Viruses - structure, antivirotics.
1310.5. Fungi- structure, therapy.
14 17.5. 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

ONLINE - MS TEAMS

Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology, Malá Hora 4B – Edukačné centrum, 3rd floor left

Study year 2020/2021, Summer Term, 2nd year

Study program: General Medicine in English Language

Groups and teachers acc. schedule

WeekDateDayTopic
115.2.-18.2Mon-ThuIntroduction. Safety in laboratory. Organization of study.
222.2.-25.2.Mon-ThuMicroscopy, fixed smear, native smear.
3  1.3.-4.3.Mon-ThuGram staining.
4  8.3.-11.3.Mon-ThuAcid fast staining.
5 15.3.-18.3. Mon-ThuBurri India ink method.
622.3.-25.3.Mon-Thu Spores staining, metachromatic granules.
729.3.-1.4.Mon-Thu Cultivation I - types of cultivation media.
8

5.4.

6.4.-8.4.

Mon

Tue,Wed,Thu

Day off

Cultivation II - growth of bacteria 

912.4.-15.4.Mon-ThuTEST
1019.4.-22.4.Mon-ThuBiochemical properties.
1126.4.-29.4.Mon-ThuIdentification of tools of pathogenicity - enzymes, toxins.
12    3.5.-6.5.Mon-ThuAnaerobic cultivation.
1310.5.-13.5.Mon-ThuATB susceptibility testing.
1417.5.-20.5.Mon-ThuSubstitution. 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

SPECIAL MICROBIOLOGY - LECTURES 

THURSDAY, (week 1-14):   8,00 - 9,30 ONLINE

FRIDAY (week 7-13): 14,00-15,30 ONLINE

Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology, Malá Hora 4B, Lecture hall.

Winter Term 2020/2021, 3rd year

Study program: General Medicine in English Language

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

WeekDate                                  Topic
117.9. Introduction. Staphylococci, Streptococci.
224.9.Streptococci. Gram+ cocci.
31.10.G- cocci. Neisseria sp., Haemophilus sp., Str.pneumoniae. 
48.10.G – rods (Enterobacteriaceae - part I).
515.10. G – rods (Enterobacteriaceae - part II). 
6 22.10. G – rods (Pseudomonas, others). G+ rods.
7 29.10. Anaerobic bacteria.
7 Friday30.10. Chlamydia. Spirochetes. Mycoplasma.
8 5.11. Viruses - introduction, structure, pathogenesis, immunity, therapy.
8 Friday6.11.DNA viruses.
912.11. RNA viruses.
9 Friday13.11.Hepatitis viruses, HIV.
1019.11.Virology - prions.
10Friday20.11.Mycology.
1126.11.Parasitology.
11 Friday27.11.Clinical microbiology - infections of RT, GIT.
123.12.Clinical microbiology - infections of UGT.
12 Friday4.12.Clinical microbiology - infections of CNS. Hemoculture.
1310.12.Infections of CNS, blood. Toxins.
13 Friday11.12.Infections of fetus, newborns, elderly people.
1417.12Antibiotics. (Requested lecture topic). PRETERM.
Presentations: Special Microbiology - Lectures
Introduction, G+cocci Staphylococci,Streptococci
G- cocci - Neisseria sp., Haemophilus sp., S. pneumoniae
G- rods - Enterobacteriaceae
G- rods - Pseudomonas, others
Mycoplasma, Spirochetes, Clamydia, Mycobacterium
Virology - introduction
DNA viruses
RNA viruses, Hepatitis, HIV

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

Recommended readings:

  1. Murray: Medical microbiology., 6th edition
  2. Microbiology and Immunology on line – English version
  3. Handouts on Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology web page
  4. Barron: Medical Microbiology and Immunology – available on line

In Martin, 9. 9. 2020

doc. MUDr. Elena Nováková, PhD.,

Dpt.of Microbiology and Immunology

Special Microbiology - Practicals

 

Due to the current epidemiological situation,

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 2020/2021, 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
114.9. - 17.9. Introduction.
221.9. - 24.9. Staphylococci.
328.9. - 1.10. Streptococci.
45.10. - 8.10. Neisseria. Haemophilus.
512.10. - 15.10. Corynebacterium sp., Bordetella.                 
619.10. - 22.10. G+rods. Pseudomonas.
726.10. - 29.10. Enterobacteriaceae.
82.11. - 5.11.TEST. Anaerobic bacteria. Spirochetes.
9. 9.11. - 12.11.Mycobacterium.
1016.11. - 19.11.Virology.
1123.11. - 26.11.Parasitology.
1230.11. - 3.12.Mycology.
137.12. - 10.12.Conclusion.Consultations. CREDIT.
1414.12. - 17.12.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, 9.9.2020

doc. MUDr. E. Nováková, PhD.,

Head of Dpt. of Microbiology and Immunology