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BIOL 205 - Microbiology

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
Microbiology is the study of microorganisms.  This course focuses on prokaryotic biology but will also briefly cover viruses, bacteriophages and eukaryotic microorganisms.  Microbiology is a rapidly changing field with new technologies that allow us to study microorganisms from the molecular to the community level. The major themes that are covered include: prokaryotic cell biology, microbial diversity, microbial genetics, microbial metabolism, and the interaction of microbes and humans in medicine and the environment.  David Esteban.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 108 .

Two 75-minute periods; two 2-hour laboratories.

Course Format: CLS

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