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  Graduate School–New Brunswick 2010–2012 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Microbial Biology 682 Graduate Courses  

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16:682:501 (F) Microbial Life (3) Molecular aspects of the origin of life, microbial evolution, properties and synthesis of the major biological polymers, transport phenomena, metabolic pathways and regulation, cellular control mechanisms, virology, pathogenic microbiology, and food and industrial microbiology. Haggblom, Kerkhof, Vetriani
16:682:502 (F) Microbial Biochemistry (3) Biochemical activities of microorganisms, emphasizing the similarities and differences between bacteria, archaea, and eukaryotes; consideration of the genetic regulation and practical importance of these biochemical capabilities. Topics include methanogenesis, toxins, biodegradation, microbial transformations, and secondary metabolites.
16:682:503 (S) Microbial Physiology (3) Metabolic diversity and regulation in bacteria, archaea, and eukarya. Microbial responses to environment with particular emphasis on nutrition and biochemistry. Enzymology and metabolic pathways of microorganisms. Prerequisite: 16:682:502 or equivalent.
16:682:504 (S) Microbial Genetics and Molecular Biology (3) The genetics and molecular biology of microorganisms, comparing and contrasting bacteria, archaea, and eukaryotes; integration of microbial metabolism and function at the molecular and genetic level. Belden, et al. Prerequisites: 16:682:501 and 502 or permission of instructor.
16:682:521 (F) Seminar in Microbial Biology (1) The origin of life and microbial evolution; the role of microbes in biogeochemical cycles and life processes on earth; introduction to the diversity of microbial metabolism, metabolic pathways, and regulation. Zylstra. Prerequisite: Enrollment in microbial biology program or permission of instructor.   
16:682:522 Seminar in Microbial Biology (1) Informal critical description and discussion of current literature and concepts in microbiology. Zylstra. Prerequisite: 16:682:521. Required: Three seminar courses, 1 credit each. Open to students in the program or by permission of instructor
16:682:524 Applied and Industrial Microbiology (3) Principles of applied and industrial microbiology. The course provides a detailed overview on the utilization and application of microbes in different products and industrial processes. Haggblom. Prerequisite: 16:682:501 or permission of instructor.
16:682:530 (F) Scientific Conduct and Ethics (1) Current issues in microbiology from the perspective of scientific and ethical conduct and integrity. Eveleigh. Prerequisite: Open to students in the program or by permission of instructor.
16:682:572 (F) Microbial Ecology and Biodiversity (3) Qualitative and quantitative methods for the study of microbial communities. Ecological determinants. Characteristics of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Biogeochemical cycles and energy flow. Microbial interactions and community structure. Barkay
16:682:550, 551, (F) 552, 553 (S) Special Topics in Microbiology (1-3) Journal club-styled courses covering current and special topics in the field of microbiology offered by faculty members of the program.
16:682:611,612,613,614 Laboratory Rotation in Microbial Biology (2,2,2,2) Half-semester research projects of interest to the student in faculty laboratories. Prerequisite: Written approval of program director. Open only to matriculated students in the graduate program.
16:682:701,702 Research in Microbial Biology (BA,BA)
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