An introduction to the world of Bacteria, Archaea, microscopic Eukarya and viruses. Emphasizing the role of microbes as causal agents of major human disease (TB, AIDS, malaria); as essential components of the human microbiome; as critical elements in biogeochemical processes; and as tools in agriculture, industry and food production. Lecture, discussion, student presentations and laboratory projects. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World lab or field requirement.
Prerequisite: Strong high school Chemistry highly recommended.
|Term||Block||Title||Instructor||Location||Student Limit/ Available||Updated|
|Fall 2018||Block 3||Biology of Microbes||Mark Wilson||TBA||24/0||09/20/2018|