Jul 14, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

BIO 316 - Microbiology


An introduction to the study of microorganisms and microbe-host interactions. Topics include microbial cell physiology, growth, metabolism, genetics, and host-microbe relationships (for both pathogens and commensals). Specific topics include viruses, epidemiology, and immunology, including innate and adaptive immune systems and immune disorders. Laboratory focuses on aseptic culture of bacteria, differential and selective testing for diagnostics, and microscopy.
Lecture
Credits: 4
Prerequisite: BIO 102 . Prerequisite or Corequisite: CHM 110  
Offered in the Spring Semester