BIO 2430 Microbiology

The student will study the biology of representative microorganisms and viruses with emphasis on prokaryotic structure, metabolism, genetics, and diversity. Food microbiology is also covered. The laboratory focuses on the diversity and identification of bacteria. One 3-1/2 hour laboratory period per week with laboratory fee. PREREQUISITES: CHE1210 or CHE1600 and 1700(CHE1210 and CHE1700 may be taken concurrently with BIO2430), and either BIO1200 and BIO1210, or BIO1400