Microbial Ecology and Evolution

BIOLOGY 557L

Survey of new advances in the field of environmental and evolutionary microbiology, based on current literature, discussion, and laboratory exercises. Topics to include bacterial phylogeny, molecular ecology, emerging infectious diseases, bacterial symbiosis, experimental evolution, evolution of drug resistance, and microbial genomics. Recommended prerequisite: Biology 20, 21, 212L, 201L, 202L, or 203L. Instructor: Vilgalys
Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • NS
Typically Offered
Spring Only