MICR*2420 Introduction to Microbiology S,F,W (3-3) [0.50]
This course will introduce students to the diversity of microorganisms, including, bacteria, viruses, and fungi, and the impact of microbes on everyday life. The interactions of microorganisms with the biotic and abiotic worlds will be discussed. Topics will include the roles of microorganisms in host-pathogen interactions in disease, the beneficial aspects of microorganisms in bioremediation and food production, and their application in biotechnology.
Prerequisite(s): 4.00 credits including (1 of BIOL*1070, BIOL*1080, BIOL*1090, CHEM*1040)
Restriction(s): This is a Priority Access Course. Enrolment may be restricted to particular programs, specializations or semester levels during certain periods. Please see the departmental website for more information.
Department(s): Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology