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Microbiology Undergraduate Courses

LIFE205 03(3-0-0). Survey of Microbial Biology. S. Prerequisite: Introduction to the microbial world, covering both eukaryotic and prokaryotic microbes; emphasis on applied and environmental microbiology.

LIFE206 02(0-4-0). Microbial Biology Laboratory. F, S. Prerequisite: LIFE205 or concurrent registration. ($)

MIP101 03(3-0-0). Introduction to Human Disease. (AUCC3A). S. Mechanisms of disease, human systems biology, and therapy, epidemiology, social impact, and history of disease in the U.S. and worldwide.

MIP149 03(3-0-0). The Microbial World. F. Role of microorganisms in daily life, with emphasis on positive and negative roles of microbes, infectious disease, and current microbiology issues.

MIP192 02(0-0-4). Introductory Seminar. F. Introduction to microbiology major and faculty; academic and career planning; information sources in biomedical sciences.

MIP260 03(3-0-0). The World of Parasites. S. Prerequisites: BZ 110 or LIFE 102; CHEM 111. Introduction to parasitology; evolution, ecology, epidemiology, physiology, and morphology of representative parasites of every group.

MIP298 Var. Introductory Research. F, S, SS. Freshman/sophomore research experience in a working research environment.

MIP300 03(3-0-0). General Microbiology. F, S, SS. Prerequisite: BZ110 or BZ120 or LIFE102 and CHEM245 or CHEM340 or CHEM341 or CHEM345 or concurrent registration. Structure, function, development, physiology, and molecular biology of microorganisms emphasizing bacteria.

MIP302 02(0-4-0). General Microbiology Laboratory. F,S. Prerequisite: MIP300 or concurrent registration. Laboratory skills and techniques for isolating, characterizing, and identifying bacteria. ($)

MIP315A 03(3-0-0). Human and Animal Disease. F,S. Prerequisite: BS230 or BS300. Biological systems critical to mammalian physiology and how each is affected by metabolic, genetic, environmental, and infectious agents.

MIP334 03(3-0-0). Food Microbiology. F. Prerequisite: LIFE205 or MIP300. Microorganisms in production of foods, in preservation and spoilage, and in food-borne diseases. Control of microorganisms in foods.

º MIP335 02(0-4-0). Food Microbiology Laboratory. F. Prerequisite: MIP302 and MIP334 or concurrent registration. Laboratory skills and techniques related to the presence of microorganisms in food, production, and preservation. ($)

MIP342 04(3-0-1). Immunology. F, S. Prerequisite: MIP300 or LIFE210 or LIFE201B and CHEM245 or CHEM340 or CHEM341 or CHEM345 or concurrent registration. Principles of immunology: components of the immune system, interactions of humoral and cellular elements, and clinical applications of basic concepts.

MIP343 02(0-4-0). Immunology Laboratory. S. Prerequisite: MIP302 and MIP342 or concurrent registration. Techniques used in research and clinical immunology, including diagnostic problem solving and data analysis. ($)

MIP350 03(3-0-0). Microbial Diversity. F. Prerequisite: MIP300. Physiological, taxonomic, and phylogenic aspects of microbial diversity. Yeasts and filamentous fungi as microbial entities.

MIP351 03(3-0-0). Medical Bacteriology. S. Prerequisite: MIP342. Bacteria and fungi which cause human and veterinary diseases; host-parasite relationships; disease mechanisms, prevention, and therapy.

MIP352 03(0-6-0). Medical Bacteriology Laboratory. S. Prerequisite: MIP302 and MIP351 or concurrent registration. Laboratory skills and techniques necessary for identifying medically important bacteria and fungi. ($)

MIP384 Var [1-5]. Supervised College Teaching. F, S, SS. Maximum of ten credits allowed in course.

MIP400A-G 02(2-0-0). Capstones in Microbiology. F, S.

Prerequisite for MIP400A, MIP400C, MIP400D, MIP400E, MIP400F, MIP400G: MIP342 and MIP351 or MIP420 or concurrent registration in MIP351 or MIP420.

Prerequisite for MIP400B: MIP300 and BC351 or BC401.

A) Medical microbiology. B) Biotechnology. C) Immunology. D) Microbial Diversity, ecology. E) Microbial genetics. F) Virology. G) Service Learning.

MIP420 04(4-0-0). Medical and Molecular Virology. F. Prerequisite: MIP342 and BC351 or BC401 or concurrent registration. Principles of animal virology: structure, classification, assay, diagnosis, control, replication, genetics, host-parasite relationships.

MIP425 02(0-4-0). Virology and Cell Culture Laboratory. F. Prerequisite: MIP420 or concurrent registration and MIP302 and MIP342. Isolation and characterization of viruses. Viral diagnostic and cell culture techniques. ($)

* MIP432 03(3-0-0). Microbial Ecology. S. Prerequisite: MIP302. Microorganisms and their functions in aquatic environments: effects of pollution on aquatic microbial communities; sanitary microbiology.

* MIP433 01(0-3-0). Microbial Ecology Laboratory. S. Prerequisite: MIP432 or concurrent registration.

* MIP443 04(3-0-1). Microbial Physiology. S. Prerequisite: MIP300 and BC351 or BC401. Structure, function of bacterial constituents; comparison with other organisms. Bacterial growth, energy production, biosynthesis.

MIP450 03(3-0-0). Microbial Genetics. F. Prerequisite: MIP300 and BC351 or BC401 or concurrent registration. Principles of genetics at molecular level: mutation, recombination, complementation, suppression, control of gene expression, and recombinant DNA.

MIP462/BZ462/BSPM462 05(3-4-0). Parasitology and Vector Biology. F. Prerequisite: BZ110 or LIFE103 and LIFE206 or MIP302 or BZ212. Credit allowed for only one of the following: BI 462, BSPM 462, BZ 462, EN 462, MB462, MIP462, Z462. Protozoa, helminths, and insects and related arthropods of medical importance; systematics, epidemiology, host damage and control.($)

MIP495 Var. Independent Study. Prerequisite: MIP300.

MIP498 Var. Research. MIP302

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