Microbiology (BIOMI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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: PLSCS 1120

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1011BIOMI 1120  LEC 001

  •  1012BIOMI 1120  LAB 401

    • F
    • Angert, E

      Buckley, D

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 Stdnt Opt

  •  4323BIOMI 2500  LEC 001

  • 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

  •  1455BIOMI 2900  LEC 001

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1456BIOMI 2900  LEC 002

  •  1457BIOMI 2900  DIS 201

    • M
    • Winans, S

BIOMI 2911

This class will introduce you to current concepts and laboratory techniques in microbiology.  Our goal is to show you how scientists use experiments to learn about the microbes around us, with an emphasis ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1622BIOMI 2911  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOMI 2900.

  •  1623BIOMI 2911  LAB 401

    • MW
    • Merkel, S

  •  1624BIOMI 2911  LAB 402

    • TR
    • Merkel, S

  •  1625BIOMI 2911  LAB 403

    • TR
    • Merkel, S

BIOMI 3210

The human body is coated with microbes outnumbering "our own" cells 10 to 1, providing us with capacities we have not had to evolve on our own. This course will introduce the microbes of the human body, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17455BIOMI 3210  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIOMI 2900 or permission of instructor.

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: FDSC 3940FDSC 5940

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1320BIOMI 3940  LEC 001

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

  •  4990BIOMI 3940  DIS 201

BIOMI 3970

This course is aimed at students in biological and environmental majors.  It will build on and integrate students' prior experiences in biology, chemistry, ecology, physiology, genomics, and microbiology.  ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PLHRT 2205PLSCS 3970

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17853BIOMI 3970  LEC 001

BIOMI 4090

Covers principles of virology that will give a broad understanding of how viruses infect and cause disease.  Topics include the classification of viruses, virus entry, genome replication and assembly, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIOMS 4090

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1376BIOMI 4090  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Osterrieder, N

      Parker, J

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

  •  1368BIOMI 4310  LEC 001

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 Opt NoAud

  •  1278BIOMI 4850  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800. 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 Opt NoAud

  •  1279BIOMI 4850  LEC 002

  • 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.

  •  1280BIOMI 4850  DIS 201

    • F
    • Peters, J

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

  •  4223BIOMI 4900  SEM 101

    • F
    • Madsen, E

  • 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

  •  3282BIOMI 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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 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

  •  1409BIOMI 6901  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Aug 22 - Sep 19, 2017
    • Doerr, T

  • 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

  •  1410BIOMI 6902  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Sep 21 - Oct 24, 2017
    • Madsen, E

  • 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

  •  1411BIOMI 6903  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Oct 26 - Nov 30, 2017
    • Zinder, S

  • 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

  •  3168BIOMI 7910  DIS 201

    • T
    • Angert, E

  • 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

  •  1437BIOMI 7960  LEC 001

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

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

  •  1121BIOMI 7970  DIS 201

    • F
    • Helmann, J

      Winans, S

  • 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

  •  1122BIOMI 7980  SEM 101

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

BIOMI 7990

Thesis research for Ph.D. students only before "A" exam has been passed. view course details

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  • 0 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1229BIOMI 7990  SEM 101

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