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BY359 – Bacterial Genetics and Physiology

This upper-level microbiology course gives students the opportunity to engage with experimental design and analysis in a laboratory.

Photo credit: <a href="">Sanofi Pasteur</a>
Photo credit: Sanofi Pasteur


Associate Professor Phoebe Lostroh email

Molecular biology and genetics of microbes with emphasis on bacteria. Ultrastructure, heredity, physiology, and evolution of bacteria from a molecular perspective. Students in BY359 will engage in authentic laboratory research to discover the physiological role(s) of starvation-induced genes in the bacterium.

Prerequisite: Biology 231 or 361