General Microbiology

BIO 5414 - General Microbiology

Credits, 4 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite: Graduate standing.Lecture 3 hours a week. Laboratory 3 hours a week.
An integrated course on prokaryotic cell structure, protein secretion, nutrition, growth, metabolism, antimicrobial drugs, normal microbial flora, dental infections, pathogenicity, selected Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, and a survey of viruses, viral diseases, and prions. Laboratory exercises illustrating the preceding lecture topics and a class research project are included in this course.