Jun 07, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

BIOL 58301 - Environmental And Agricultural Microbiology

Introduction to the ecosystem-wide impacts of microorganisms in the various habitats on earth and their effects on agriculture. Students will learn and evaluate various methods of sample collection and detection, understand biogeochemical cycling, remediation of pollutants by microorganisms and be able to elaborate on microbial interactions in natural ecosystems. Students will gain and apply knowledge on bioinformatic, genomic, proteomic and metabolomic approaches to the study of environmental microorganisms. The optional laboratory section will enable students to apply techniques for isolating and growing soil and aquatic microorganisms.

Preparation for Course
P:  BIOL 21900 with grade of C or better.

Cr. 3.