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GRAD > BIOL > 628

Microbial Ecology

The functions, roles, and ecology of microorganisms in the environment, emphasizing biogeochemical cycling of elements. Topics for special concentration are chosen from the following: microbial diversity, evolution, interactions, aquatic or soil microbiology, and sewage microbiology. The course focuses on relating molecular and biochemical mechanisms to ecological principles. Readings are assigned from classical and current scientific literature for class discussion. An in-depth review paper on a special topic is required.

Offered in:

2017 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4886 MW
09:30 - 10:45
Shiaris,Michael P M01-0318
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/23/2017
Capacity: 15
Enrolled: 8
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: BIOL GRAD
Course Attributes: