Courses

LS-MCRB 112 Microbiology and Living Credits: 3

Lectures and demonstrations concerning the cell structure, genetics and physiology of microorganisms and the role microorganisms play in the world around man with an emphasis on medical and clinical aspects of the significance of various groups of bacteria, viruses fungi and other microorganisms. This course is intended for nursing and other allied health students and for non-biology majors interested in life sciences.

LS-MCRB 113 Introductory Microbiology Credits: 3

An introduction to microbiology with emphasis on infection and the basis of immunity. For non-majors only; does not count toward Biology degree requirements.

LS-MCRB 114L Introductory Microbiology Laboratory Credits: 2

Introductory laboratory studies in microbiology and infection to correlate with LS-MCRB 113. For non-majors only; does not count toward biology degree requirements.

Prerequisites: LS-MCRB 112 (or LS-MCRB 113).

LS-MCRB 121 Human Biology III (Microbiology) Credits: 3

Basic concepts of microbiology with emphasis on infectious diseases and host defenses.

Prerequisites: CHEM 211, LS-ANATO 219.

LS-MCRB 121L Human Biology III (Microbiology) Lab Credit: 1

Laboratory exercises demonstrating basic concepts of microbiology with emphasis on infectious diseases and host defenses.

Co-requisites: LS-MCRB 121.

LS-MCRB 313 Microbiology Credits: 3

Fundamental and applied aspects of microbial structure, metabolism, genetics and diversity. Experimental approaches to studying the microbial world will be emphasized.

Prerequisites: BIOLOGY 202, BIOLOGY 206.

Co-requisites: LS-BIOC 341.

LS-MCRB 313L Laboratory in Microbiology Credits: 3

General microbiological procedures plus advanced work in the areas of microbial physiology and genetics, pathogenic microbiology, virology, applied microbiology and biotechnology.

Co-requisites: LS-BIOC 341, LS-MCRB 313.

LS-MCRB 313WL Laboratory in Microbiology Credits: 3

General microbiological procedures plus advanced work in the areas of microbial physiology and genetics, pathogenic microbiology, virology, applied microbiology, and biotechnology.

Co-requisites: LS-BIOC 341, LS-MCRB 313.

LS-MCRB 4180 Microbiology Credits: 4

Study of infectious diseases, their etiology, symptoms, prevention and treatment. Special emphasis is placed on plaque formation, caries development, periodontal and other oral diseases that relate to dentistry.

LS-MCRB 431 Virology Credits: 3

Survey of the molecular biology of animal, plant, and bacterial viruses. The course will emphasize the molecular mechanisms of virus replication, viral pathogenesis, and the use of virus as model systems to study mammalian cells.

Prerequisites: BIOLOGY 202, BIOLOGY 206.

Co-requisites: LS-BIOC 341 (or LS-BIOC 365).

LS-MCRB 435 Immunology Credits: 3

A study of the cellular and humoral aspects of the immune response, with emphasis upon the mechanisms involved and the relationship of this response to disease processes.

Prerequisites: LS-BIOC 341 (or LS-BIOC 366), LS-MCRB 121 (or LS-MCRB 313).