Microbiology 1 - MICR2011

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: BABS1201

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course is for students majoring in microbiology and who wish to enlarge their knowledge and skills in microbiology beyond those obtained in Fundamentals of Microbiology & Immunology or equivalent courses at other institutions. The biology, diversity and function of bacteria. Modern approaches to bacterial diversity through the use of bioinformatics. Comparative aspects of microbial growth. Bacterial nutrition and biosynthetic pathways. Microbial survival and global responses to environmental stimuli. Theory and practice of sterilization. Action of antimicrobial agents. Introduction to microbial ecology, medical and industrial microbiology.
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