Microbiology (BIOMI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

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 Stdnt Opt

  •  4110BIOMI 2600  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: One semester of introductory biology or equivalent.

BIOMI 2790

This course is aimed at students in non-Biology majors. It will introduce students to key concepts in environmental microbiology including: 1) Diversity of Bacteria, Archaea, eukaryotic microorganisms, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16192BIOMI 2790  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BioG 1500 Investigative Biology Laboratory; OR BioEE 1780 An Introduction to Evolutionary Biology and Diversity; OR BioEE 1610 Introductory Biology: Ecology and the Environment; OR Permission of the Instructor

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

  •  2166BIOMI 2900  LEC 001

  • 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

  •  3107BIOMI 2900  LEC 002

  •  3108BIOMI 2900  DIS 201

  •  4171BIOMI 2900  DIS 202

  •  4172BIOMI 2900  DIS 203

  •  4173BIOMI 2900  DIS 204

  •  4174BIOMI 2900  DIS 205

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

  •  2167BIOMI 2911  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIOMI 2900.

  •  2168BIOMI 2911  LAB 401

    • MW
    • Merkel, S

  •  2169BIOMI 2911  LAB 402

    • TR
    • Merkel, S

  •  2170BIOMI 2911  LAB 403

    • TR
    • Merkel, S

BIOMI 2920

Series of discussion groups in specialized areas of microbiology to complement BIOMI 2900. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 16956BIOMI 2920  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Merkel, S

  • Prerequisite or corequisite: BioMI 2900.

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

  • 16214BIOMI 3210  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIOMI 2900 or permission of instructor.

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

  •  3149BIOMI 3310  LEC 001

  • 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

  •  3184BIOMI 3500  LEC 001

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

  •  3501BIOMI 3500  DIS 201

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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  •   Combined with: BIOMI 4040BIOMS 4040

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3622BIOMI 4040  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIOMI 2900 and 2910.

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3623BIOMI 4040  LEC 002

  •  3624BIOMI 4040  DIS 201

BIOMI 4160

Course will cover the basic structures and metabolic processes common to most bacteria. Emphasis will be on structural organization of bacteria and understanding physiological adaptations to different ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16225BIOMI 4160  LEC 001

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

  •  3837BIOMI 4900  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Shapleigh, 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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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2172BIOMI 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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

  •  3737BIOMI 4980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Hewson, I

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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  •   Combined with: BEE 6430VTMED 6430

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3178BIOMI 6430  LEC 001

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

  • 14832BIOMI 6904  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Feb 2 - Mar 1, 2016
    • Peters, J

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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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 14833BIOMI 6905  LEC 001

    • TRWing Hall 406
    • Mar 8 - Apr 7, 2016
    • Winans, S

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

  • 14919BIOMI 6906  DIS 201

  • 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

  •  2079BIOMI 6990  DIS 201

    • W
    • Hay, A

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

  •  3177BIOMI 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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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Graduate Teaching in Microbiology

  • 18695BIOMI 7960  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Merkel, S

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 0.5-1 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Soils, Soil-Borne Parasites

  • 14834BIOMI 7960  LEC 001

    • R
    • Jan 27 - Mar 18, 2016
    • 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

  •  2173BIOMI 7970  DIS 201

    • F
    • Madsen, E

  • 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

  •  2174BIOMI 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

  •  2175BIOMI 7990  SEM 101

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