Microbiology (BIOMI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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BIOMI 1100

Microbial habitats are literally everywhere on a college campus – and college students interact with microorganisms daily. From the athlete locker room, to the kitchen, to the bathroom, to between the ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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

  •  3978BIOMI 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

  •  4803BIOMI 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

  •  2113BIOMI 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

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

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

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

  •  3107BIOMI 3500  LEC 001

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

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

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

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

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18268BIOMI 4980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Winans, S

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

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

  • 15280BIOMI 6904  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Jan 26 - Feb 28, 2017
    • 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

  •  4181BIOMI 6905  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Mar 2 - Mar 30, 2017
    • 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

  • 15406BIOMI 6906  DIS 201

    • TR
    • Apr 11 - May 4, 2017
    • Hewson, I

  • 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

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

  •  3101BIOMI 7910  DIS 201

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    • 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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  • 0.5-1 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Graduate Teaching in Microbiology

  •  5124BIOMI 7960  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Merkel, S

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    Seven Week - First. 

  • 0.5-1 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Soils, Soil-Borne Parasites

  • 15281BIOMI 7960  LEC 001

    • R
    • Jan 25 - Mar 17, 2017
    • 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

  •  2120BIOMI 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

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

  •  2122BIOMI 7990  SEM 101

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