Oct 20, 2018  
Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MICRO 291 - Bacteriology and Molecular Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases I


3 Credits

An advanced course of lectures, discussions, and student presentations in the areas of structure, function, and physiology of bacteria.  In the first portion of the course, emphasis will be placed on bacterial structure and the functions of these structures, bacterial physiology, and the nature of antibiotics and their mechanisms of action.  In the second portion, the mechanisms employed by bacteria to cause disease will be stressed, and lectures will cover the major types of bacterial infectious diseases. Lastly, basic information on the properties of fungi will be covered, and lectures will address topics in medical mycology.