MICROBI 210. Microbial Sciences: Chemistry, Ecology, and Evolution

This is an interdisciplinary graduate-level and advanced undergraduate-level course in which students explore topics in molecular microbiology, microbial diversity, and microbially-mediated geochemistry in depth. This course will be taught by faculty from the Microbial Sciences Initiative. Topics include the origins of life, biogeochemical cycles, microbial diversity, and ecology.

Note: Also offered as Organismic and Evolutionary Biology 290.

Requirement: For graduate and advanced undergraduate students, Life Sciences 1a and 1b or their equivalent are required, or permission of instructor. MCB 52 or equivalent is recommended.


Michael Gilmore





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