Microbiology (BIOMI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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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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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15403BIOMI 2600  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: One semester of introductory biology or equivalent.

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

  •  2517BIOMI 2900  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: one year introductory biology for majors and one year college chemistry, or equivalent. Highly recommended prerequisite: co-requisite in BIOMI 2911.

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3562BIOMI 2900  LEC 002

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  •  3563BIOMI 2900  DIS 201

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  • 15835BIOMI 2900  DIS 202

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  • 15836BIOMI 2900  DIS 203

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  • 15837BIOMI 2900  DIS 204

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  • 15838BIOMI 2900  DIS 205

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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

  •  2518BIOMI 2911  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIOMI 2900.

  •  2519BIOMI 2911  LAB 401

    • MW
    • Merkel, S

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  •  2520BIOMI 2911  LAB 402

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    • Merkel, S

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  •  2521BIOMI 2911  LAB 403

    • TR
    • Merkel, S

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BIOMI 3310

This course is an introduction to the basic animal parasites, stressing systematics, taxonomy, general biology, ecological interactions, and behavior of non-medically important groups. Introduces the major ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIOMS 3310

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3673BIOMI 3310  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: one year introductory biology.

BIOMI 3500

The purpose of this course is to provide junior- and senior-level students with a background in biological oceanography and biogeochemistry of ocean systems. The format of the course is based on the relative ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: EAS 3555

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3726BIOMI 3500  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: Introductory biology for majors; BIOG/BIOEE 1610; or permission of instructor.

  •  4082BIOMI 3500  DIS 201

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BIOMI 4040

Course in medical microbiology, presenting the major groups of bacterial pathogens important to human and veterinary medicine. Emphasizes infection and disease pathogenesis. Topics include disease causality; ... view course details

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  •  4215BIOMI 4040  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BIOMI 2900 and 2910.

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMI 4040BIOMS 4040

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4216BIOMI 4040  LEC 002

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  •  4217BIOMI 4040  DIS 201

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BIOMI 4140

Consideration of the evolutionary biology, physiology, ecology, genetics, and practical potential of important groups of prokaryotes. Topics include prokaryotic phylogeny, the evolution of diverse mechanisms ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16248BIOMI 4140  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BIOMI 2900 and BIOMI 2910. Recommended prerequisite: BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3310 or BIOMG 3330.

BIOMI 4480

Symbiosis, the living together of unlike organisms, encompasses a spectrum of interactions ranging from mutually beneficial to reciprocally detrimental. The course focuses on a selection of ecologically ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PLPA 4480

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15849BIOMI 4480  LEC 001

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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

  •  4522BIOMI 4900  SEM 101

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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

  •  2524BIOMI 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study 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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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4392BIOMI 4980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Hewson, I

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BIOMI 6430

In-depth look at the management of pathogens in animal manures. Reviews the pathogens involved, the role of governing agencies, the survival of pathogens in the field, and methods of pathogen destruction. ... view course details

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  •  3716BIOMI 6430  LEC 001

    • MTWR
    • Mar 23 - May 15, 2015
    • Bowman, D

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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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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  2525BIOMI 6904  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Jan 21 - Feb 17, 2015
    • Peters, J

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BIOMI 6905

Introduction to the fundamental concepts of bacterial pathogenesis including the normal flora, pathogen entry and colonization, the production and regulation of toxins, horizontal transfer of pathogenesis ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  2526BIOMI 6905  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Feb 19 - Mar 17, 2015
    • Winans, S

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BIOMI 6906

This course is intended to give graduate students an introduction to virology in an environmental setting. As crucial components of ecosystem function in many habitats, viruses infecting bacteria ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  1010BIOMI 6906  DIS 201

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Apr 9 - May 6, 2015
    • Hewson, I

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  • Prerequisite: introductory biology course.

BIOMI 6990

This journal club-course, based on contemporary scientific literature related to environmental toxicology, will enhance students' critical thinking, as well as their reading and public speaking ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: TOX 6990

  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  2233BIOMI 6990  DIS 201

    • W
    • Hay, A

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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

  •  3715BIOMI 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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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 0.5-1 Credits Sat/UnSat

  • Topic: Soils, Soil-Borne Parasites

  •  3359BIOMI 7960  LEC 001

    • RWing Hall 406
    • Jan 21 - Feb 19, 2015
    • 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

  •  2527BIOMI 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

  •  2528BIOMI 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

  •  2529BIOMI 7990  SEM 101

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