BIOMI 7100

BIOMI 7100

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Graduate level introduction to environmental microbiology including an introduction to microbial cell physiology, overview of microbial habitats (soil, groundwater, freshwater and marine habitats), biogeochemical cycles, environmental pathogens, principals of microbial ecology and microbial/viral evolution. Emphasis on how microorganisms interact with environmental conditions, and how their communities are shaped by physicochemical conditions.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Preference for this class will be given to 1st-year Microbiology Graduate Students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisites: Undergraduate Introductory Biology

  • Be able to demonstrate proficiency in how cells acquire nutrients and energy and how this influences microbial growth
  • Be able to articulate key differences between natural environmental habitats in terms of their physical and chemical conditions and how these impact microbial physiology and composition
  • Be able to demonstrate understanding of fundamental principles of environmental microbiology including community ecology, environmental virology, and primary productivity
  • Be able to demonstrate understanding of principles of microbial evolution.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17759 BIOMI 7100   LEC 001

    • TR Stocking Hall 202
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Hay, A

      Hewson, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: Undergraduate Introductory Biology Preference for this class will be given to 1st year Microbiology Graduate Students.