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New-course announcements and course features and highlights to keep you in the know!

Summer Global Change Ecology course open

This summer, the College of Biological Sciences will offer a section of BIOL3004 in the Global Change Ecology research area that allows students to complete their research projects at a University field site. 

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Summer 2022 Microbiology Course Offering: Biology of Microorganisms

Interested in learning more about microbiology? Biology of Microorganisms will provide a broad overview of the microbial world, highlighting the structure, function and diversity of microorganisms including viruses, bacteria, protists and fungi. Topics will include microbial anatomy, physiology, molecular biology and ecology. Microbial pathogenesis, immunology and infectious disease will also be presented and discussed.

Fulfill an Upper Division Elective Requirement with Prokaryotic Genetics

Are you looking for an upper-division elective to fulfill your genetics requirement? Register for PMB 4131/5131 - Prokaryotic Genetics Spring 2022. 

Genetics is the application of abstractions to understand biological function. Prokaryotic Genetics will focus on a molecular understanding of bacteria, archaea and phage covering both classic and modern approaches to genetics. Topics covered include classic microbial genetics, mechanisms of horizontal gene transfer, metagenomics, synthetic biology and gene editing, and much more.