Microbiology (BIOMI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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BIOMI 1120

We live on a microbial earth. If we happen to consider microbes in our daily lives most people conjure images of disease, but in reality we depend on microbes to sustain our world. This course showcases ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: CSS 1120

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1020BIOMI 1120  LEC 001

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  •  1021BIOMI 1120  LAB 401

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BIOMI 1250

A first-year seminar designed for students with a strong interest in research. Students will interact with faculty while learning to read and evaluate scientific publications on current biological topics. ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  • Topic: Genomes of Bacterial Pathogens

  •  3125BIOMI 1250  SEM 101

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BIOMI 2500

This course will use a variety of teaching methods (including historical and current case studies and databases) to help students understand basic principles of microbiology as they apply to the emergence, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4876BIOMI 2500  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: The equivalent of 2 semesters of majors-level biology and 1 semester of chemistry.

BIOMI 2900

Comprehensive overview of the biology of microorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria. Topics include microbial cell structure and function, physiology, metabolism, genetics, diversity, and ecology. Also ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIOMI 2900

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1572BIOMI 2900  LEC 001

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMI 2900

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1573BIOMI 2900  LEC 002

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  •  1574BIOMI 2900  DIS 201

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BIOMI 2911

Study of the basic principles and techniques of laboratory practice in microbiology, and fundamentals necessary for further work in the subject. view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  1762BIOMI 2911  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOMI 2900.

  •  1763BIOMI 2911  LAB 401

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    • Merkel, S

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  •  1764BIOMI 2911  LAB 402

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    • Merkel, S

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  •  1765BIOMI 2911  LAB 403

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    • Merkel, S

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BIOMI 3940

Microorganisms play a central role in a variety of food, agricultural, and environmental processes. This course presents a comprehensive survey of the roles that microorganisms play ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FDSC 3940

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1408BIOMI 3940  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BIOMI 2900 and BIOMI 2910 or BIOMI 2911.

BIOMI 4090

Covers the principles of virology, focusing mainly on animal and human viruses but also including plant viruses and bacteriophage. Topics include the classification of viruses, virus entry, genome replication ... view course details

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  •  1482BIOMI 4090  LEC 001

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BIOMI 4100

Introduction to the general principles of toxicology including the sources, mechanisms, and targets of toxic agents. Gives special attention to the interaction between toxic agents and biological systems ... view course details

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  • 17429BIOMI 4100  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: Introductory Biology and General Chemistry. Organic chemistry recommended.

BIOMI 4310

Systematic study of arthropod, protozoan, and helminth parasites of public health importance, with emphasis on epidemiologic, clinical, and zoonotic aspects of these parasitisms. view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIOMS 4310

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  1468BIOMI 4310  LEC 001

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BIOMI 4850

Students gain a detailed understanding of how bacteria maintain and pass on genetic information with a strong focus on the bacterium Escherichia coli. They discover the processes by which bacteria evolve ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIOMI 4850

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  1355BIOMI 4850  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 2810. Recommended prerequisite: BIOMI 2900 and BIOMG 3300, 3330 or 3350, or 3310/3320.The optional 1 credit is for registered students with permission of instructor to review literature. Enrollment for 1 credit extra discussion option will occur at first lecture; Email jep48 with questions.

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMI 4850

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1356BIOMI 4850  LEC 002

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  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 2810. Recommended prerequisite: BIOMI 2900 and BIOMG 3300, 3330 or 3350, or 3310/3320.The optional 1 credit is for registered students with permission of instructor to review literature. Enrollment for 1 credit extra discussion option will occur at first lecture; Email jep48 with questions.

  •  1357BIOMI 4850  DIS 201

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    • Peters, J

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BIOMI 4900

This course will give upper-class microbiology students critical skills in analyzing and presenting primary literature in microbiology. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  4722BIOMI 4900  SEM 101

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  • BIOMI 2900 and 2911 and completion or concurrent enrollment in upper level Microbiology course or permission of instructor.

BIOMI 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students teaching experience through actual involvement in planning and assisting in biology courses. This experience may include supervised participation in a ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3553BIOMI 4980  IND 601

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    • Staff

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  • Prerequisite: previous enrollment in course to be taught or equivalent. Arts students may not count this course toward graduation but may, upon petition (one time only) to their class dean, carry fewer than 12 other credits and remain in good standing. This would affect Dean's List eligibility but not eligibility for graduating with distinction. Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

BIOMI 6080

Introduction to genomic approaches, tools, and discoveries involving the study of bacterial interactions with plant and animal hosts. Topics include tools for annotating, visualizing, and aligning whole ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PLPA 6080

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 16872BIOMI 6080  LEC 001

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BIOMI 6100

Introduction to the general principles of toxicology including the sources, mechanisms, and targets of toxic agents. Gives special attention to the interaction between toxic agents and biological systems ... view course details

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  • 16880BIOMI 6100  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: grad standing or permission of instructor.

BIOMI 6901

Discusses those macromolecules and assemblages of macromolecules that together define the structure of the prokaryotic cell. This includes external structures, such as cell wall, flagella, pili, ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  1523BIOMI 6901  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Aug 26 - Sep 28, 2014
    • Helmann, J

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students in Microbiology or a related discipline, or permission of instructor.

BIOMI 6902

Core course of concepts, methods, and current literature that reveals the multidisciplinary nature of environmental microbiology and its relationship to prokaryotic biology. Discusses the crucial roles ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  1524BIOMI 6902  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Sep 30 - Oct 26, 2014
    • Madsen, E

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students in Microbiology or a related discipline, or permission of instructor.

BIOMI 6903

Reviews the major energy-conserving modes of metabolism and their phylogenetic distributions among both bacteria and archaea. Topics include phylogenetic analysis, fermentation, respiration, photosynthesis, ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  1525BIOMI 6903  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Oct 28 - Dec 4, 2014
    • Zinder, S

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students in Microbiology or a related discipline or permission of the instructor.

BIOMI 7910

Reading and presentation by graduate students of current literature in selected areas of modern microbiology. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  3413BIOMI 7910  DIS 201

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students in microbiology.

BIOMI 7960

Lectures and seminars on special topics in microbiology. view course details

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  • 0.5-1 Credits Sat/UnSat

  • Topic: Soils, Soil-Borne Parasites

  •  1553BIOMI 7960  LEC 001

    • Topic: Soils, Soil-Borne Parasites
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    • Bowman, D

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BIOMI 7970

The ability to communicate effectively is essential for success as a scientist. The primary goal of this course is to provide students with an opportunity to develop self-confidence and refine their formal ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  1170BIOMI 7970  DIS 201

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  • Requirement for: graduate students in graduate field of microbiology for first two semesters. Third semester optional.

BIOMI 7980

All graduate students in the field of microbiology are required to attend and present a seminar concerning their research at least once each year. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  1171BIOMI 7980  SEM 101

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  • Requirement for: graduate students in graduate field of microbiology.

BIOMI 7990

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  • 0 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1295BIOMI 7990  SEM 101

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  • Requirement for: all graduate students in the field of microbiology. Open to all who are interested.