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BIO209 Microbiology

A comprehensive introduction to the biology of microorganisms with special emphasis on bacteria and viruses. A survey of systematics, serology, immunology, ecology, genetics, and representative diseases of microbial origin together with the mechanisms for pathogenicity.will be studied. Fundamental microbial laboratory techniques will be integrated into this course. Prerequisite: BIO 111. Pre-corequisite: CHEM 151. Lecture: 3 hours; Lab 3 hours.