Microbiology (BIOMI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 1120

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1005BIOMI 1120  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buckley, D

  •  1006BIOMI 1120  LAB 401

    • F
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buckley, D

BIOMI 1200

This class will explore the current theories about the chemical origins of life on earth, and will then use these insights to discuss the search for life on other planets, inside the Solar system and outside. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3295BIOMI 1200  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Winans, S

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2509BIOMI 2500  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Merkel, S

      Shapleigh, J

  • Prerequisite: The equivalent of two (2) semesters of major-level biology and one (1) semester of chemistry.

BIOMI 2600

This course provides an introduction to the microbiology of microbial diseases. The primary focus is on molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis, including detection of the host environment, binding of pathogenic ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3294BIOMI 2600  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Winans, S

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOMI 2900

  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  •  1267BIOMI 2900  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Doerr, T

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMI 2900

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1268BIOMI 2900  LEC 002

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Doerr, T

  •  1269BIOMI 2900  DIS 201

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Doerr, T

      Zinder, S

  •  3282BIOMI 2900  DIS 202

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Doerr, T

      Zinder, S

  •  3283BIOMI 2900  DIS 203

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Doerr, T

      Zinder, S

  •  3284BIOMI 2900  DIS 204

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Doerr, T

      Zinder, 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  1361BIOMI 2911  LEC 001

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Abou-Kandil, R

  • Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOMI 2900.

  •  1362BIOMI 2911  LAB 401

    • MWWing Hall 108
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Abou-Kandil, R

  •  2981BIOMI 2911  LAB 402

    • MWWing Hall 114
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  •  1363BIOMI 2911  LAB 403

    • TRWing Hall 114
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Abou-Kandil, R

  •  2982BIOMI 2911  LAB 404

    • TRWing Hall 108
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

BIOMI 2950

A broad integration and overview of the origins, nature, and dynamics of infectious disease in humans, plants, and animals. An examination of the historical and contemporary concepts and impacts of infectious ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2482BIOMI 2950  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hendry, T

  • At least sophomore standing and two of the three core undergraduate biology courses or the equivalent.

BIOMI 3210

The microbes on and in our bodies are as abundant as our own cells. These diverse microorganisms provide us with metabolic capacities beyond our own and are essential to good health, but can also play ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2829BIOMI 3210  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hay, A

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: FDSC 3940FDSC 5940

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1201BIOMI 3940  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Batt, C

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

  •  2729BIOMI 3940  DIS 201

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Batt, C

  • 19673BIOMI 3940  DIS 202

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Batt, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  • 19674BIOMI 3940  DIS 203

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Batt, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  • 19675BIOMI 3940  DIS 204

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Batt, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOMS 4090

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1234BIOMI 4090  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOMS 4310

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  1226BIOMI 4310  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bowman, D

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOMI 4850

  • 2-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1189BIOMI 4850  LEC 001

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Peters, J

  • 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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMI 4850

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1190BIOMI 4850  LEC 002

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Peters, J

  • 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.

  •  1191BIOMI 4850  DIS 201

    • F
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Peters, J

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15413BIOMI 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • 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.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15988BIOMI 4980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Abou-Kandil, R

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 13655BIOMI 6901  LEC 001

    • RWing Hall 406
    • Sep 2 - Oct 1, 2020
    • Helmann, J

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 13919BIOMI 6902  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Oct 6 - Nov 3, 2020
    • Hay, A

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 13839BIOMI 6903  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Nov 5 - Dec 16, 2020
    • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1992BIOMI 7910  DIS 201

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Angert, E

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students in Microbiology.

BIOMI 7960

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 0.5-1 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Soils, Soil-Borne Parasites

  •  1260BIOMI 7960  LEC 001

    • Topic: Soils, Soil-Borne Parasites
    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1073BIOMI 7970  DIS 201

    • FWing Hall 406
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Helmann, J

  • Requirement for graduate students in 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1074BIOMI 7980  SEM 101

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Doerr, T

      Hendry, T

  • Requirement for Microbiology graduate students.

BIOMI 7990

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 0 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1151BIOMI 7990  SEM 101

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Peters, J

  • Requirement for all Microbiology graduate students, open to all interested.