Microbiology (BIOMI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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

  •  3556BIOMI 2600  LEC 001

  • 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

  •  1842BIOMI 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

  •  2742BIOMI 2900  LEC 002

  •  2743BIOMI 2900  DIS 201

  •  3582BIOMI 2900  DIS 202

  •  3583BIOMI 2900  DIS 203

  •  3584BIOMI 2900  DIS 204

  •  3585BIOMI 2900  DIS 205

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  1843BIOMI 2911  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIOMI 2900.

  •  1844BIOMI 2911  LAB 401

    • MW
    • Merkel, S

  •  1845BIOMI 2911  LAB 402

    • TR
    • Merkel, S

  •  1846BIOMI 2911  LAB 403

    • TR
    • Merkel, S

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

  •  2780BIOMI 3310  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: one year introductory biology.

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

  •  3182BIOMI 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

  •  3183BIOMI 4040  LEC 002

  •  3184BIOMI 4040  DIS 201

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

  •  1848BIOMI 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

  •  4649BIOMI 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

  •  2803BIOMI 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

  • 14348BIOMI 6904  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Jan 25 - Feb 27, 2018
    • 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

  •  3694BIOMI 6905  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Mar 1 - Mar 29, 2018
    • 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

  • 14416BIOMI 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

  •  1756BIOMI 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

  •  2802BIOMI 7910  DIS 201

    • T
    • Angert, E

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students in microbiology.

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

  •  1849BIOMI 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

  •  1850BIOMI 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

  •  1851BIOMI 7990  SEM 101

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