BIO A8000 Current Topics in Microbiology

This course explores the history and pathology of infectious diseases caused by bacteria, the development of antibiotics, their modes of action, and the rise of multidrug resistant superbugs. Students will read and evaluate primary research articles and become familiar with molecular methodologies used to solve important research questions in well-studied bacterial pathogens. Typically there will be two exams, weekly quizzes, an oral presentation, and additional written assignments for graduate students only.



Contact Hours

3 hr./wk.