Evolutionary and ecological forces that generate the tremendous diversity of microbial life on Earth with emphasis on viruses, archaea and bacteria. Functional roles of microorganisms, their population dynamics and interactions, and their mechanisms of evolutionary change in a variety of environmental settings, including natural communities and laboratory microcosms. Prereq: GEN 604; BMS 503 and BMS 504; or permission. Writing intensive.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): MICR 713
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Only listed majors in section: BMS:MEDMICRO, BMS:MEDVETSCI, GENETICS
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course