Microbiology and Environmental ToxicologyMETX 206A Advanced Microbiology

Focuses on aspects of bacterial molecular biology. Covers four main areas: (1) metabolism-catabolism, anabolism, building-block precursors; (2) transcription/signal transduction; (3) replication/plasmid biology/division; (4) translation/protein processing/secretion/cell structure. Strong focus on experimental techniques and approaches used in molecular biology, and on model bacteria, such as Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students. Advanced undergraduates may enroll with permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Fitnat Yildiz, Karen Ottemann, Chad Saltikov, Victoria Stone, Manel Camps