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MICR 484 - Explorations in Microbiology

(3 units)
Topics in environmental and applied microbiology: species discovery, genome-scale investigation, interspecies and host-viral relationships, production of metabolites and enzymes, and biodegradation.

Prerequisite(s): MICR 300  or MICR 301 

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. critically read, interpret, and assess current literature in environmental and applied microbiology.
2. debate the value of microbiological discoveries, inventions, and research proposals in the context of geography, history, costs, and scientific paradigms.
3. draw upon microbiological literature and data and knowledge of experimental approaches to develop a research proposal and communicate it orally and in writing according to scholarly standards.
4. demonstrate transferable skills such as attentive reading, articulate discourse, clear and concise writing, and engaging oral presentation.


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