BIOL 4441. ADVANCED MICROBIOLOGY LAB. 4 Hours.
An overview of advanced microbiology techniques used in microbial genetics and physiology. It will allow students not only to gain an advanced and applicable perspective of techniques used in microbiology, but also to learn current state-of-the-art molecular techniques for genetic manipulation and physiological characterization of microorganisms. Included are molecular, physiological, and biochemical methods as well as metagenomics approaches and basic analysis of sequencing data for studying microbiomes. Enrollment requirements: BIOL 1441, General Microbiology (BIOL 2444), and Microbial Genetics (BIOL 3304). Prerequisite: BIOL 1441, BIOL 2444 or BIOL 3444, BIOL 3304.