|Biology 465||BIO 465|
|Advanced Microbiology and Biotechnology||3 (3-0-0-0-0)|
The molecular biology of bacterial genes with specific examples. Genetics of bacteria and bacteriophages. Energy, oxidative and biosynthetic metabolism of bacteria, Archaea and Eukaryotic microorganisms, with examples of biotechnology applications and bioremediation. Cell biology of microorganisms: chemotaxis, secretion, cell walls, and production of toxins. Use of microorganisms in large scale industrial processes and in molecular cloning and protein expression.
Prerequisites: Biology 265 or Environmental Science 265 and 2nd year standing required