British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Aseptic Techniques

Synopsis
Shows the principles and techniques necessary for aseptic microbiology work, with demonstrations in a university laboratory setting and three industrial settings. In each situation, scientists work in different ways to reflect the types of experiments, equipment and degree of containment necessary. Shows: aseptic techniques, the containment of microorganisms; aseptic techniques in the brewing process at a Courage brewery; samples cultured to detect contaminants; aseptic techniques in a laboratory; preparation for an experiment; techniques in industry (Roche Products Ltd); growth of the streptomyces filamentous organism to produce an antibiotic; containment in a clean room; sterilisation of fermentation vessels with high-pressure steam; sampling; the Public Health Laboratory; containing infectious microorganisms using air pressure and the autoclave.
Series
Shotlist, Series
Language
English
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 16 min.
Year of production
1996
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £35.00 (+VAT inc. p&p) VHS, higher education
Uses
Intended as resource material for undergraduate biology teaching.
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
aseptic laboratory techniques; laboratory procedures; microbiology

Online availability

URI
http://video.mdc.port.ac.uk/
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Producer
William Garrison
Cast
Jeremy Miles 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Price
£59.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
15 minutes
Year
2012

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£35.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
15 minutes
Year
2000

Sponsor

Name

Educational Broadcasting Services Trust

Email
support@fenc.org.uk
Web
http://www.fenc.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01553 630828
Address
c/o fenc
The White House
8 Gayton Road
Ashwicken, Kings Lynn
Norfolk
PE32 1LS
Notes
EBST was set up in 1987, to spread specialist learning through broadcast and new media; it’s roots were in BBC and public service broadcasting. Now EBST Online is part of FENC (www.fenc.org.uk).

Distributor

Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.
Name

Educational Broadcasting Services Trust

Address
No longer trading
Notes
Educational and training materials with an emphasis on maths, science and skills development, produced in collaboration with consortia of university and college academics and media departments under the auspices of the Educational Services Broadcasting Trust. Series include Maths for Engineers, Shotlist, and the Skillbank vocational skills training programmes. For sale on DVD or via download. Now ebst online is part of FENC. (www.fenc.org.uk). Now possibly part of Blended Learning Consortium.
Name

University of Portsmouth, Learning Media Development

Contact
Richard Hackett
Email
lmd@port.ac.uk
Web
http://video.mdc.port.ac.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
023 9284 5876
Fax
023 9284 5869
Address
Town Mount
Hampshire Terrace
Portsmouth
PO1 2QG
Notes
Unit Director: Jeremy Miles

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 865 times.