Undergraduate programme "Biotechnology and drug research"

Next to the Department of Biotechnology, Medicinal Faculty of the University of Rijeka, the Institute "Ruđer Bošković" in Zagreb, Jadran Galenski Laboratory in Rijeka and Fidelta in Zagreb are all included in the development and the implementation of the study programme. The study lasts for 3 academic years or 6 semesters, in total credit value of 180 ECTS points. Acquisition of 180 ECTS points allows for the continuation of education at one of the graduate programmes: Drug research and development, Biotechnology in medicine and Medicinal chemistry. The study is based on practice and research based education.

Study structure and student obligations in ECTS points
 

Undergraduate programme "Biotechnology and drug research"

Year

Winter semester

Total

Summer semester

Total

Total in an academic year

obligatory

elective

obligatory

elective

I.

30

0

30

24

6

30

60

II.

30

0

30

21

9

30

60

III.

30

0

30

21

9

30

60

Total

90

0

90

66

24

90

180

Upon finishing the undergraduate programme one is granted the academic title Bachelor of biotechnology and drug research.
 

Schedule and list of classes of Undergraduate programme "Biotechnology and drug research" 2016/2017.

Syllabus:
1st year
BIL101 Introduction to bioethics
BIL102 English in biotechnology
BIL103 Informatics
BIL104 Cellular and molecular biology
BIL105 General chemistry
BIL107 Analytical chemistry  
BIL108 Mathematics with the Basics of Statistics
BIL109 Physical Education I
BIL206 Physics
2nd year
BIL106 Introduction to Bioinorganic Chemistry
BIL109 Physical Education II
BIL201 Organic Chemistry
BIL202 Biochemistry
BIL203 Pharmacology
BIL204 General physiology and pathophysiology
BIL205 Microbiology
3rd year
BIL301 Basics of Molecular Medicine
BIL302 Physical chemistry
BIL303 Immunology
BIL304 General Toxicology   
BIL305 Bioassays in Drug Research
BIL306 Pharmacognosy and natural products
BIL307 Chemoinformatics

Elective courses of Undergraduate programme "Biotechnology and drug research"

EBIL106 Free Radicals in Us and Antioxidant Systems Around Us (3 ECTS, 30h);
              Assoc.Prof. Tihomir Balog
EBIL122 Sphingolipids - Biological Role and Therapeutic Significance (3 ECTS, 27h); 
              Assist.Prof. Mirela Sedić
EBIL123 Circadian Rhythms in Pharmacotherapy (3 ECTS, 25h); 
               Assist.Prof. Elitza Petkova Markova Car

EBIL124 Molecular Neurobiology (3 ECTS, 30h); 
               Assoc.Prof. M. Mladinić Pejatović

EBIL128 Biomaterials and Implants in Plastic Surgery (3 ECTS, 30h); 
               Assoc.Prof. Davor Jurišić
 
EBIL129 Pharmacoeconomics (3 ECTS, 30h); 

               Assist.Prof. Pero Draganić
 
EBIL131 Basics of Chromatography of Biomolecules (3 ECTS, 30h); 
               Prof. Đuro Josić
EBIL132 Drosophila as a Model Organism in Neuroscience (3 ECTS, 30h);
               Assist.Prof. Rozi Andretić Waldowski

EBIL133 Virology (3 ECTS, 35h)
               Assist.Prof. Igor Jurak
EBIL134 Chemical Calculation in Biotechnology (3 ECTS, 30h)
               Assoc.Prof. Sandra Kraljević Pavelić

EBIL135 Bacterial Organisms in Biotechnological Production (3 ECTS, 30h)
               Assist.Prof Ivana Ratkaj
EBIL139 Biophysics 
(3 ECTS, 30h)
               Assoc.Prof. Marta Žuvić
EBIL141 Preclinical Studies in Drug Development 
(3 ECTS, 30h)
               Prof. Roberto Antolović
EBIL143 Bioactive Components of the Mediterranean Diet (3 ECTS, 36h)
               Assist.Prof Mladenka Malenica Staver

EBIL146 Biology of Stem Cells (3 ECTS, 30h)
               Assist.Prof Antonija Jurak Begonja
EBIL151 Safety in Working and Living Environment (3 ECTS, 30h)
               Lect. Dinko Jurjević
EBIL154 SUMMER SCHOOL: Pathophysiology and Current Public Health and Medical Issues
               (6 ECTS, 57h)

               Prof. Anđelka Radojčić Badovinac, Prof. Marina Cetković Cvrlje


Course conents: 

 UNDERGRADUATE STUDY BIOTECHNOLOGY AND DRUG RESEARCH
course code AND COURSE TITLE LECTURER ECTS HOURS
I year
BIL101 Introduction to bioethics Assoc. Prof. Iva Sorta-Bilajac Turina 3 30
BIL102 English in biotechnology Assist. Prof. Anamarija Gjuran-Coha 3 30
BIL103 Informatics Prof. Nataša Hoić Božić 3 30
BIL104 Cellular and molecular biology Prof. Saša Ostojić, M.D.,Ph.D. 10 100
BIL105 General chemistry Assist. Prof. Mladenka Malenica Staver 8 90
BIL206 Physics Prof. Mladen Petravić 6 60
BIL107 Analytical chemistry Prof. Jasminka Giacometti 11 110
BIL108 Mathematics with the Basics of Statistics Assist. Prof. Danijel Krizmanić 9 90
BIL109 Physical Education I Sergio de Privitellio, lect. 1 30
Elective courses   6  
TOTAL 60
II year
BIL106 Introduction to Bioinorganic Chemistry Assist. Prof. Karlo Wittine 6 60
BIL201 Organic chemistry Assist. Prof. Nela Malatesti 12 120
BIL202 Biochemistry Assist. Prof. Ivana Ratkaj 12 120
BIL203 Pharmacology Asoc. Prof. Miranda Mladinić Pejatović 6 60
BIL204 General physiology and pathophysiology Assist. Prof. Antonija Jurak Begonja 8 80
BIL205 Microbiology Assist. Prof. Željka Maglica 6 60
BIL109 Physical Education II Sergio de Privitellio, lect. 1 30
Elective courses   9  
TOTAL 60
III year
BIL301 Basics of Molecular Medicine Prof. Anđelka Radojčić Badovinac, M.D., Ph.D 9 90
BIL302 Physical chemistry Assist. Prof. Duško Čakara 11 90
BIL303 Immunology Assist. Prof. Ivana Munitić 10 90
BIL304 General Toxicology Prof. Ana Lucić Vrdoljak 5 45
BIL305 Bioassays in Drug Research Asoc. Prof. Sandra Kraljević Pavelić 5 45
BIL306 Pharmacognosy and natural products Asoc. Prof. Siniša Tomić 5 45
BIL307 Chemoinformatics Assist. Prof. Željko Svedružić 3 35
Practical Work in Jadran Galenski Laboratorij Danijela Štanfel, Ph.D., lect.
 
3 80
Elective courses   9  
TOTAL 60