Microbiology (BIOMI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

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
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Buckley, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    The first lab meeting will be on September 3.

  •  1006BIOMI 1120  LAB 401

    • FWing Hall 108
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Buckley, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 18530BIOMI 1120  LAB 402

    • FWing Hall 114
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Buckley, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

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 Stdnt Opt

  •  3241BIOMI 1200  LEC 001

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Winans, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  3240BIOMI 2600  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Winans, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 Credits Graded

  •  1261BIOMI 2900  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Doerr, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1262BIOMI 2900  LEC 002

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Doerr, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1263BIOMI 2900  DIS 201

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Doerr, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  3229BIOMI 2900  DIS 202

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Doerr, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  3230BIOMI 2900  DIS 203

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Doerr, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  3231BIOMI 2900  DIS 204

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Doerr, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 Graded

  •  1355BIOMI 2911  LEC 001

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Abou-Kandil, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOMI 2900.

  •  1356BIOMI 2911  LAB 401

    • MWWing Hall 108
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Abou-Kandil, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2956BIOMI 2911  LAB 402

    • MWWing Hall 114
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1357BIOMI 2911  LAB 403

    • TRWing Hall 108
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Abou-Kandil, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2957BIOMI 2911  LAB 404

    • TRWing Hall 108
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 GradeNoAud

  •  2473BIOMI 2950  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Hendry, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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

  •  2810BIOMI 3210  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Hay, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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.  Combined with: FDSC 3940FDSC 5940

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  1197BIOMI 3940  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Batt, C

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Prerequisite: BIOMI 2900 and BIOMI 2910 or BIOMI 2911.

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

  •  1230BIOMI 4090  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Parker, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  1222BIOMI 4310  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Bowman, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOMI 4850

  • 2-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1185BIOMI 4850  LEC 001

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Peters, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMI 4850

  • 2-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1186BIOMI 4850  LEC 002

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Peters, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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.

  •  1187BIOMI 4850  DIS 201

    • F
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Peters, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 15091BIOMI 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    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

  • 15650BIOMI 4980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Abou-Kandil, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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 Stdnt Opt

  • 13347BIOMI 6901  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Sep 28, 2021
    • Helmann, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to graduate students in Microbiology or a related discipline, or permission of instructor. Not open to undergraduate students.

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 Stdnt Opt

  • 13608BIOMI 6902  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 30 - Nov 2, 2021
    • Hay, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment open for Microbiology graduate students and students in a related field. No undergraduate enrollment allowed.

BIOMI 6904

Reviews the fundamental concepts of microbial genetics including mutations and their analysis, plasmids, conjugation, transformation, transduction, transposition, recombination, repair, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 17856BIOMI 6904  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Nov 4 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment for Microbiology Graduate students or related field. No undergraduate enrollment.

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 S/U NoAud

  •  1986BIOMI 7910  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to graduate students in the field of microbiology.

BIOMI 7960

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 0.5-1 Credits S/U NoAud

  • Topic: Soils, Soil-Borne Parasites

  •  1254BIOMI 7960  LEC 001

    • Topic: Soils, Soil-Borne Parasites
    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Bowman, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 S/U NoAud

  •  1072BIOMI 7970  DIS 201

    • F
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  1073BIOMI 7980  SEM 101

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Peters, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 0 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1149BIOMI 7990  SEM 101

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Peters, J

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