OEB 290. Microbial Sciences: Chemistry, Ecology and Evolution


  • Professor: Michael Gilmore
  • Term: Spring
  • Days: F
  • Time: 8:45-11:45
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 124109
  • Subject Area: Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

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. Course will limit enrollment to 20 students.

Note: Also offered as Microbiology 210.

Requirement: For advanced undergraduates, Life Sciences 1a and 1b are required, or permission of instructor. MCB 52 is recommended.