Description of the structure and function of key aspects of microorganisms and approaches to their study. Topics include cell structure, bacterial growth, energy generation, biosynthesis of macromolecules, and the integration of these processes in an environmental context. Emphasis is on modern approaches to these topics using biochemistry and genomic tools.
MICROBIO 480 Microbial Physiology and Diversity
MICROBIO 310 or 311 with a grade of C or better