Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

BIOC 205 - MICROBE HUNTERS REVISITED

Long Title: MICROBE HUNTERS REVISITED
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 2
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This seminar will review important microbiologists and their discoveries of infectious agents. From Pasteur to Prusiner, we will review the infectious agents they described, as well as the methods used for their discovery. The classic text by Paul de Kruif entitled "Microbe Hunters" will be the basis for half of the course material.