MMBIO 461

Advanced Bacterial Physiology

Microbiology and Molecular Biology College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Principles of prokaryotic physiology, including cell structure and function, gene regulation, and biochemical processes; focusing on the unique aspects of prokaryotic biology.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Recommended

MMBio 240

Title

Scientific Review

Learning Outcome

Students will write a scientific review article on a topic of their choice related to microbial physiology.

Title

Microbial Physiology

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate an advanced understanding of selected topics in microbial physiology (cell structure, growth, biosynthesis, transport, etc.) through their participation in classroom discussions, writing assignments and oral presentations.

Title

Critical Thinking, Research, and Reporting

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate the ability to read, comprehend and communicate current research in microbial physiology by making Powerpoint presentations to the class.