01:119:116 or 01:119:128
Note: Lecture (119:131) is pre- or co-requisite for lab (119:132).
Introduction to microbes with emphasis on the nature and behavior of microorganisms, the interrelationships between microbes and the human host in health and disease, and the principles of prevention and control of infectious disease.
• History of Microbiology
• Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cell Characteristics
• Microbial Growth
• Microbial Genetics
• Gene Transfer
• Sterilization and Disinfection
• Antimicrobial Therapy
• Host – Microbe Relationships
• Innate Host Defenses
• Adaptive Immunity and Immunization
• Immunological Disorders and Tests
• Microbial Diseases
Course Satisfies Learning Goals
- The course enables students to acquire the core concepts of Microbiology & Immunology. Students will develop academic skills that will provide a foundation for success in advanced courses, gate-keeper standardized tests, graduate or professional school, and life-long learning.
- The course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively as professionals and to continue their development and learning within the fields of Microbiology & Immunology.
Exams, Assignments, and Grading Policy
- Four hourly exams each worth 25% of the final grade.
Required Text: Microbiology: An Introduction, 14th Edition, Tortora, Funke and Case, 2023, Pearson. ISBN: 9780137941674
If the lecture or lab courses are closed, please use the following link to add your name to the appropriate wait list: Wait List Sign Up for Fall 2023 Courses . If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Instruction at 848-445-2075 or visit our office at Nelson Labs B112, Busch Campus.
Dr. Haiyang Lu
** All information is subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator.