BIOL2485Introduction to Microbiology 4 ch (3C 3L*)

Covers the occurrence, distribution and importance of the major groups of bacteria; bacterial metabolism, growth, structure and function;introduces the role of microbes in the environment, microbial interactions, biological cycles and exploitation of microbes by industry. Labs stress techniques for observation, cultivation and characterization of bacteria and experimental concepts of the discipline. 

Prerequisites:BIOL 1205 (or BIOL 1551 with a grade of B or higher), BIOL 1105 and BIOL 1017.