03-391: Introduction to Microbiology -Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University
03-391: Introduction to Microbiology
This course will provide an introduction to microorganisms, with an emphasis on their scientific, societal, and global impact. Specific topics include basic principles of microbiology, introduction to molecular biology, genetics of microorganisms, microbial genomics and diversity, eukaryotic microorganisms, microbial metabolism, biotechnology, infectious diseases, and antimicrobial compounds.
Spring: 9 units
Prerequisites: 03-231 or 03-232