GENS 1410: Fundamentals of Microbiology

Course Department
Credits 4
Course ID
009487
This course covers basic microbiology and immunology. It introduces concepts of microbial diversity, the importance of microorganisms in the biosphere, and their roles in human diseases. Major topics covered include bacterial cell structure, growth, physiology, and genetics of microorganisms. This course also includes a lab component which includes include microscopy, aseptic technique, culture techniques, staining, and immunology.
Semester Offered