May 19, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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BIO 025 - Microbiology: Immunity and Infection

Semester Hours: 4
Periodically
An introduction to the human immune system and the pathogens it encounters. The cellular structure, metabolism and genetics of both prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms is examined with an emphasis on host/pathogen interactions. Students explore the clinical presentation, diagnosis, pathogenicity, treatment, and epidemiology of infectious disease though the analysis of case reports. Laboratory experiments focus on microbial growth, its control, and clinical diagnostic techniques.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
BIO 011 , 012 , and 137 ; CHEM 003A  and 004A , 003B  and 004B . Credit given for this course or BIO 143 , not both. Lab fee additional. (Formerly General Microbiology.)





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