Physiological Applications of Microbiology
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3
  • Lab: 3

Fundamental concepts of bacterial physiology are both introduced and applied throughout the course. Emphasis is placed on understanding the applications of microbiology at a physiological level. Genetic adaptation and developmental responses to specific nutrients and environmental stressors will be studied in addition to biosynthetic activities. Specific topics include; bacterial fermentations, transport mechanisms, shock responses and quorum sensing.

Additional Course Information
BI276 and either BI226 or BI236. (CH111 is recommended.)