Growth and manipulation of microorganisms. Detection and identification of microorganisms by molecular and culture methods. Genetic modification of prokaryotes. Analysis of gene expression in prokaryotes. Microbiological analysis of food.
Identification in prokaryotes of a new genetic barrier against transmissible elements (plasmids and viruses) Development of a method for molecular typing of prokaryotes based on PCR amplification of CRISPR elements. Induction in prokaryotes of immunity against virus infection. Identification of virus components to be used as antibacterials.
Basic equipment for experimentation in microbiology and molecular biology.