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Course ID:MIBO 2500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Microbiology and Health Care
Course
Description:
Infectious diseases emphasizing the nature of the organisms, the interrelationship of microorganisms and human hosts, the prevention and control of infectious diseases, and a description of the important infectious diseases of humans.
Athena Title:Microbiology and Health Care
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MIBO 2500E
Prerequisite:[(BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1103E or BIOL 1103H) and BIOL 1103L] or [(BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1107H) and BIOL 1107L]
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 2500L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Microbiology and Health Care Laboratory
Course
Description:
Infectious diseases emphasizing the nature of the organisms, the interrelationship of microorganisms and human hosts, the prevention and control of infectious diseases, and a description of the important infectious diseases of humans.
Athena Title:Microbiology Health Care Lab
Prerequisite:[(BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1103E or BIOL 1103H) and BIOL 1103L] or [(BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1107H) and BIOL 1107L]
Pre or Corequisite:MIBO 2500 or MIBO 2500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 2500E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Microbiology and Health Care
Course
Description:
Emphasis on the fundamentals of microorganisms, their growth and metabolism, disease pathogenicity, epidemiology, antimicrobials, host-pathogen interaction, and various human diseases caused by microbes.
Athena Title:Microbiology and Health Care
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MIBO 2500
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:[(BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1103E or BIOL 1103H) and BIOL 1103L] or [(BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1107H) and BIOL 1107L]
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 3000-3000L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introductory Applied Microbiology
Course
Description:
Microorganisms, with special emphasis on the structure, function, and diversity of bacteria and their importance to man. Online lectures and examinations.
Athena Title:INTROD MICROBIOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3510L
Nontraditional Format:One hour discussion and two hours laboratory per week. Other lecture hours and examinations online.
Pre or Corequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1104) or (BIOL 1107-1107L and BIOL 1108-1108L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 3500E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introductory Microbiology
Course
Description:
Microorganisms, with special emphasis on bacteria, their structure, function, diversity, and importance to man.
Athena Title:Introductory Microbiology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MIBO 3500
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2211 or CHEM 2311H or CHEM 2411) and (CHEM 2211L or CHEM 2311L or CHEM 2411L) and BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 2107H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 3500L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introductory Microbiology Laboratory I
Course
Description:
Basic microbiology laboratory techniques to include aseptic technique, microscopy, use of media, analysis of morphological and biochemical properties, and experimental design.
Athena Title:Intro Microbiology Lab I
Pre or Corequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 3500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introductory Microbiology
Course
Description:
Microorganisms, with special emphasis on bacteria, their structure, function, diversity, and importance to man.
Athena Title:Introductory Microbiology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MIBO 3500E
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2211 or CHEM 2311H or CHEM 2411) and (CHEM 2211L or CHEM 2311L or CHEM 2411L) and BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 2107H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 3501H. 1 hour.
Course Title:Introductory Microbiology Honors Seminar
Course
Description:
Microorganisms with special emphasis on laboratory research being conducted at the University of Georgia.
Athena Title:INTRO MICRO SEMINAR
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:MIBO3500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 3510L. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introductory Microbiology Laboratory
Course
Description:
General laboratory techniques in experimental microbiology with emphasis on microscopic, morphological, and biochemical analysis.
Athena Title:Introductory Microbiology Lab
Pre or Corequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 3900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study
Course
Description:
Independent research in the primary literature in selected areas of microbiology.
Athena Title:DIRECTED STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:BIOL 1104 or BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4010/6010. 2 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Critical Review of Research in Microbiology
Course
Description:
Critical analysis and discussion of recent advances in microbiology research through oral presentation. Specific topics may vary but will emphasize molecular biology, physiology, and ecology of prokaryotes.
Athena Title:REV RESEARCH MICRO
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Corequisite:MIBO 4900L or MIBO 4960H or MIBO 4970H or MIBO 4980H or MIBO 4990H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:FDST(MIBO) 4030/6030-4030L/6030L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Food Microbiology
Course
Description:
Interactions of microorganisms with food and the implications of these interactions for food preservation, safety, and fermentations. Pathogenic microorganisms associated with food. Analysis of foods for the presence of microorganisms.
Athena Title:Food Microbiology
Prerequisite:MIBO 3000-3000L or MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4090/6090. 4 hours.
Course Title:Prokaryotic Biology
Course
Description:
Ultrastructure, physiology, genetics, ecology, metabolic diversity, evolution, and phylogeny of bacteria and archaea.
Athena Title:Prokaryotic Biology
Prerequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CBIO(MIBO)(IDIS) 4100/6100-4100D/6100D. 4 hours.
Course Title:Immunology
Course
Description:
Immunology from an experimental perspective. Anatomy, development, and function of the immune system. Immune system in infectious diseases. Mechanisms and pathogenesis of immunological disorders. Evolution of immunological concepts.
Athena Title:Immunology
Nontraditional Format:The one-hour breakout session will include group work/problem solving, case studies, manuscript discussions, etc.
Prerequisite:(BCMB 3100 or BCMB 3100E or BCMB 4010/6010 or BCMB 4020/6020) and (GENE 3200-3200D or GENE 3200H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Plant-Microbe Interactions
Course
Description:
Molecular biology and genetics of plant-microbe interactions, including infection processes by plant pathogens, initial signaling, signal transduction, and plant responses, and molecular analysis of disease resistance.
Athena Title:Plant Microbe Interactions
Pre or Corequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FDST(MIBO) 4120/6120-4120L/6120L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Food Fermentations
Course
Description:
Microbial and technical aspects of dairy, vegetable, meat, grain, and fruit fermentations. Products studied include cheese, sausage, beer, wine, and soy sauce.
Athena Title:Food Fermentations
Prerequisite:MIBO 3000-3000L or MIBO 3500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO(POPH) 4220/6220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Pathogenic Bacteriology
Course
Description:
Molecular basis of bacterial virulence: identification of virulence factors, genetic regulation of virulence, and the complex interactions between bacterial pathogens and their hosts.
Athena Title:Pathogenic Bacteriology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MIBO 4220S, MIBO 6220S, POPH 4220S, POPH 6220S or MIBO 6220S, POPH 6220S
Prerequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO(POPH) 4220S/6220S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Pathogenic Bacteriology
Course
Description:
Molecular basis of bacterial virulence. Identification of virulence factors, genetic regulation of virulence, and the complex interactions between bacterial pathogens and their hosts. Service-learning component of course prepares students for communicating relevant scientific concepts to the general public in post-graduate activities.
Athena Title:Pathogenic Bacteriology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MIBO 4220, POPH 4220 or MIBO 6220, POPH 6220
Nontraditional Format:As indicated in the current non-traditional format, about 25% of this course involves a service-learning component. As part of the service-learning, students work to prepare for the "Experience UGA” field trip by all 9th graders of the Clarke County School District. UGA students design demonstrations and hands-on activities in advance of the 9th grade field trip. During the field trip, the UGA students facilitate campus tours, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. At the end of the semester, students are required to write on their reflections on the “Experience UGA” community engagement.
Prerequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4300/6300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Genome Editing in Mammals, Plants, Insects, and Microbes
Course
Description:
Genome editing technology has exploded since the recent discovery of bacterial CRISPR systems. Our goal is to present the material while new applications are emerging every day and before a textbook is written! Cutting edge knowledge will enable you to shape the future.
Athena Title:Genome Editing
Prerequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC(FDST)(MIBO) 4310/6310-4310L/6310L. 4 hours. 2 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Environmental Microbiology
Course
Description:
Types of microorganisms in the environment; effect of environmental conditions on microbial existence; public health aspects of environmental microbiology; applications of microorganisms to solve environmental problems.
Athena Title:Environmental Microbiology
Prerequisite:MIBO 3000-3000L or MIBO 3500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FDST(EHSC)(MIBO) 4320/6320-4320L/6320L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Food Safety Control Programs
Course
Description:
Emphasis on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), Preventive Controls (PC) mandated by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), and prerequisite programs (e.g., GAP, GMP, SSOP) used to promote food safety in the food industry. Upon completion of the course and passing an examination, the students will receive HACCP certification.
Athena Title:Food Safety Control Programs
Prerequisite:FDST 3000 or MIBO 3000-3000L or MIBO 3500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO(POPH)(IDIS) 4450/6450-4450L/6450L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Microbial Genetics and Genomics
Course
Description:
Molecular basis of gene regulation in microorganisms with emphasis on systems pertaining to pathogenesis, evolution, and ecology. computer lab includes examination of evolutionary relatedness, sequence comparisons, database searches and reconstruction of metabolic pathways.
Athena Title:Microbial Genetics and Genomic
Undergraduate Prerequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E
Graduate Prerequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4500/6500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Bacterial Symbioses
Course
Description:
Bacterial interactions with plants and animals, particularly mutualistic associations. Emphasis on insights yielded by modern molecular, genetic, and genomic experimental approaches.
Athena Title:Bacterial Symbioses
Prerequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E or MIBO 3000-3000L
Pre or Corequisite:GENE 3200-3200D or GENE 3200H or MIBO(POPH)(IDIS) 4450/6450-4450L/6450L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4600L/6600L. 4 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Experimental Microbiology Laboratory
Course
Description:
Molecular genetics, physiology, and diversity of bacteria, as well as presentation of data in a poster or oral presentation format. Faculty who teach the course, together with additional faculty who are not involved in teaching the course, will provide students with feedback on their presentations.
Athena Title:Experimental Microbiology Lab
Prerequisite:[(MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E) and MIBO 3510L] or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CRSS(MIBO) 4610/6610-4610L/6610L. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Soil Microbiology
Course
Description:
Microorganisms in soil and their effect on nutrient recycling, especially as it relates to environmental quality and crop production.
Athena Title:SOIL MICROBIOLOGY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MARS(MIBO) 4620/6620. 3 hours.
Course Title:Microbial Ecology
Course
Description:
Emphasizes the roles of microorganisms in ecosystems. Nutrient cycles, methods of microbial analysis, and the functional roles of microorganisms.
Athena Title:Microbial Ecology
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E or permission of department
Graduate Pre or Corequisite:MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:POPH(MIBO)(IDIS) 4650/6650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Virology
Course
Description:
Introduction to basic principles and concepts of virology, viral replication and pathogenesis for undergraduate and graduate students. Class topics will include classification, replication, diagnosis, quantification, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of viruses.
Athena Title:Introduction to Virology
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:(BCMB 3100 or BCMB 3100E) and GENE 3200-3200D and (MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E)
Graduate Pre or Corequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4680/6680. 4 hours.
Course Title:Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
Course
Description:
Understanding principles of selecting and using microbes to produce desired products. Kinetics and instruction on microbial growth, metabolism, and biochemistry. Understanding product variety; metabolic products, secondary metabolites, biomass, proteins, DNA, RNA, etc. Topics include microbial diversity and metabolism, strain selection, engineering, and optimization. Diverse applications of microorganisms in industrial settings.
Athena Title:Industrial Micro and Biotech
Prerequisite:[(MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E) and MIBO 3510L] and [BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or BCMB 4020/6020]
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4700/6700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Medical Mycology
Course
Description:
Provides information on the principles of fungal pathogenesis, diagnosis, and antifungal therapies, mechanisms of drug resistance, and relevant genetic and molecular tools to study human fungal pathogens and drug discovery. Provides basic training in reading scientific literature, presenting a talk on a research topic, and critiquing scientific reports.
Athena Title:Medical Mycology
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL 1108 or BIOL 1108H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4710L/6710L. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Medical Mycology Laboratory
Course
Description:
Molecular and microscopic methods used to study selected fungal organisms that are pathogenic to humans.
Athena Title:Medical Mycology Laboratory
Pre or Corequisite:(MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E) and MIBO 3510L
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4960L. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Research
Course
Description:
Independent laboratory research in microbiology under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Directed Research
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4970L. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Research
Course
Description:
Independent laboratory research in microbiology under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Directed Research
Prerequisite:MIBO 4960L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4980L. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Research
Course
Description:
Independent laboratory research in microbiology under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Directed Research
Prerequisite:MIBO 4970L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 7000. 1-15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 150 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Master's Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIBO 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:GRAD STUDENT SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIBO 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIBO 7500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introductory Microbiology for Teachers
Course
Description:
Microorganisms, with special emphasis on bacteria, their structure, function, diversity, and importance to man. Specifically for students who plan to teach in some area of microbiology.
Athena Title:TEACH INTRO MICROB
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MIBO 3500
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L and CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L and BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 7510L. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introductory Microbiology Laboratory for Teachers
Course
Description:
The primary scientific reasoning and laboratory methodology used in microbiology with an emphasis for students who plan to teach in some area of microbiology.
Athena Title:TEACH INTRO MIB LAB
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MIBO 3510L
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L and CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L
Pre or Corequisite:MIBO 7500 and BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 8150. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Diversity of Microbial Research
Course
Description:
Physiology, ecology, phylogeny, and genetics of various bacterial groups, including studies on adaption to high or low temperatures, methanogens, human and plant pathogens, bioremediation, mercury metabolism, nitrogen fixation, heme biosynthesis, protein folding, gene expression, and cell-cell interactions. Emphasis will be placed on methods used to research these problems.
Athena Title:Diversity Microbial Research
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIBO 8160. 3 hours.
Course Title:Seminar in Microbiology
Course
Description:
Techniques involved in effective seminar presentation, including preparation of visual aids, logical development of topic, and delivery. Students present a practice session to the class on an advanced microbiology topic which is videotaped and critiqued, as well as a formal seminar to the department.
Athena Title:SEMINAR MICRO
Prerequisite:MIBO 8600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 8170. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 5 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Prokaryotic Diversity
Course
Description:
Students will present their experimental research on the diversity of bacteria and archaea, including physiology, genetics, ecology, and taxonomy.
Athena Title:Seminar Prokaryotic Diversity
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:POPH(IDIS)(MIBO) 8200. 5 hours.
Course Title:Molecular Virology and Experimental Design
Course
Description:
Molecular techniques to study viruses of veterinary importance.
Athena Title:MOLVIROL
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in MMIB 8200
Prerequisite:IDIS 4220/6220 and BCMB 4020/6020
Pre or Corequisite:POPH(MIBO) 4650/6650
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO(PBHL)(IDIS)(BHSI) 8260. 1 hour.
Course Title:Global Perspectives on Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Course
Description:
Global status, epidemiology and control of parasitic, viral, and bacterial diseases of major public health importance. Emphasis will be on the scientific, policy, and economic aspects of past, current, and future public health approaches to deal with these globally challenging infectious diseases from multiple and integrative perspectives.
Athena Title:GLOBAL INF DIS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO(BCMB)(BINF) 8270L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Composition, Organization, and Evolution of Genomes
Course
Description:
Computational approaches to the study of properties of eukaryotic and prokaryotic genomes, genome evolution, and statistical and computational methods for genome analyses and comparisons. Topics include composition of prokaryotic genomes, eukaryotic chromosome structure, lateral gene transfer, genome rearrangements. Emphasis will be placed on biological interpretations of sequence data.
Athena Title:GENOME ORGANIZATION
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CBIO(BCMB)(MIBO) 8520. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics of Parasites
Course
Description:
Molecular genetics, cell biology, and biochemistry of parasites. Systems of unique significance to parasites will be emphasized.
Athena Title:MOLEC PARASITOL
Pre or Corequisite:CBIO 8010 or BCMB 8020 or GENE 8930
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 8600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamental Processes of Prokaryotic Cell Biology
Course
Description:
Biosynthesis of metabolic building blocks (amino acids, nucleotides, fatty acids) and macromolecules (DNA, RNA, proteins, and cell surface structures), environmental regulation, and coordination of these processes with transport and cell division as they occur in key model prokaryotes.
Athena Title:PROK CELL BIOLOGY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 8610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Prokaryotic Physiology and Diversity
Course
Description:
Physiological aspects of prokaryotic diversity. Principles of bioenergetics; fermentation pathways, including TCA cycle, glycolysis, substrate level phosphorylation, and ion pumps; aerobic and anaerobic respiration; photosynthesis, autotrophy; and aerobic and anaerobic xenobiotic degradation.
Athena Title:MICROBIAL DIVERSITY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 8700. 2 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Microbiology
Course
Description:
Microbial ecology, diversity, physiology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, or pathogenesis. Specific topic depends on instructor.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN MICROBIOL
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 8900. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Research Techniques in Microbiology
Course
Description:
Research techniques in microbiology for graduate students in preparation for their thesis/dissertation projects.
Athena Title:RESEARCH TECHNIQUES
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PBIO(GENE)(PATH)(BCMB)(MIBO) 8960. 3 hours.
Course Title:Genetics of Yeast and Filamentous Fungi
Course
Description:
Classical genetics and molecular biology of budding yeast, fission yeast, and model filamentous fungi. Includes life cycle, cell cycle, cytoskeleton, mating types, morphogenesis, pathogenesis, mutant screens, and cloning strategies.
Athena Title:GENETICS OF FUNGI
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GENE(MIBO) 8980. 2 hours.
Course Title:Prokaryotic Genetics
Course
Description:
The methods and strategies for genetic manipulation of prokaryotes--both bacteria and archaea--with an emphasis on primary literature. Classes will consist of discussions of both classic and current articles that describe the development of genetic methods for both well characterized and relatively uncharacterized microbes and the use of genetics as a tool to study cellular processes.
Athena Title:PROKARYOTIC GENE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MIBO 9000. 1-18 hours. Repeatable for maximum 300 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIBO 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIBO 9300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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