Microbiology and Environmental ToxicologyMETX 100 Introduction to Microbiology

Introduces the biology of microorganisms (bacteria, archaea, viruses, fungi, and unicellular eukaryotes), with an emphasis on bacteria. Topics include microbial cell structure and function, physiology, metabolism, genetics, and diversity. Also considers the role of microbes in human health, the environment, biotechnology, and food production. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and METX 119.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 20A.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall, Spring

Instructor

Jacqueline Kimmey, Michael Patnode