MBIO420
Molecular GeneticsCrosslisted with BIOS 420, BIOS 820, VBMS 820

Prerequisites: BIOS 206

Description: Molecular basis of genetics. Gene structure and regulation, transposable elements, chromosome structure, DNA replication, and repair mechanisms and recombination.

This course is a prerequisite for: FDST 908B

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MBIO421
Microbial DiversityCrosslisted with BIOS 421, BIOS 821

Prerequisites: BIOS 206 and BIOS 312 and Senior Standing

Description: Diversity of microbial cell composition, structure, and function enabling movement, metabolism, symbiosis, and adaptation using bacterial, fungal, algal, and viral examples. A physiological, biochemical and molecular approach used throughout.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MBIO440
Microbial PhysiologyCrosslisted with BIOS 440, BIOS 840, VBMS 840

Prerequisites: BIOS 312 and either 313 or 314, or permission

Description: Molecular approaches to the study of prokaryotic cell structure and physiology, including growth, cell division, metabolism, and alternative microbial life styles.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MBIO443
ImmunologyCrosslisted with BIOS 443, BIOS 843, VBMS 843

Prerequisites: BIOS 206 and one semester organic chemistry

Description: Fundamental consideration of cellular and humoral mechanisms of immunity, the structure and function of immunoglobulins, antigen-antibody interactions; hypersensitivity; transplantation and tumor immunity; immune and autoimmune disorders.

This course is a prerequisite for: VBMS 910

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MBIO498
Independent Research

Prerequisites: LIFE 120 and 121 and permission

Letter grade only. Before registering, arrangements must be made with a microbiology faculty member to reach an agreement on the scope and to determine the amount of credit for the project.

Description: Independent study and laboratory or field investigation of a specific problem.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-8
Max credits per semester:8
Max credits per degree:8
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-8

ACE: