Mar 31, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

BIOL 421 - Microbial Ecology (3 credits)


(Prereq: BIOL 330  or BIOL 370  or permission of the instructor) This course is designed to introduce students to the vital roles that microorganisms play in various environments and in sustaining life on Earth. Some topics that will be covered include: microbial metabolic diversity; the role of microorganisms in biogeochemical cycles; microbial diversity, activity and importance in the functioning of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems; microbial bioremediation. S, odd years.