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Biological Sciences

Biological sciences courses carry science credit. Lab courses may not be audited.

BIOL_SCI 328-CN : Microbiology


This course provides an introduction to microbiology with an emphasis on bacteria and viruses and their impact on human health and society. Topics covered include: introduction to microbiology including the evolution of microorganisms; essentials of bacterial, archaeal, eukaryotic and viruses; morphological, physiological and genetic elements; the general principles of bacterial growth and control of microorganisms in the environment; principles of microbial molecular biology and genetics including basics of bacterial genome replication; bacterial pathogenesis and current challenges regarding antimicrobial resistance. This course will also provide an introduction to the primary microbiology literature. Prerequisite: BIOL SCI 210-C or BIOL SCI 217.

This course will have a lab component, BIOL SCI 328-A, integrated into the lecture time. A lab fee will be applied to tuition.

Spring 2022
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
03/28/22 - 06/11/22Th
6:15 – 9:15 p.m. 66
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Truchan, Hilary
Evanston Campus
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