2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog
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BIOL 207 - Medical Microbiology

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SP. A study of microorganisms and their activities as they relate to human health and disease. Topics include significant events in the current and past history of microbial disease, as well as the classification, structure, metabolism, and genetics/genomics of microbes. These topics will be discussed in the context of how they contribute to a beneficial symbiotic relationship between microbes and humans as well as how they are a factor in pathogenicity. Diseases due to bacteria and viruses are emphasized; however, human fungal, protozoal, and multicellular eukaryotic diseases are also discussed. Three hours of lecture and two two-hour laboratory sessions per week. Prerequisite: BIOL 141  (or BIOL 161 ). Lab fee: $70.



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