BIOL 719 - Molecular Communication in Microorganisms

Overview

Course Title

Molecular Communication in Microorganisms

Department(s)

Description

A study of the surface of microbial cells and how microbial cells interact by means of molecules between cells of the same or different species. The role of these molecules in the regulation of morphogenesis, sexual and asexual reproduction, life cycles, metabolic regulation, genetic recombination, and bioengineering will be examined. Comparison of these communicating molecules will be made with hormones of higher plants and animals.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Topic ID

1

Formal Description

Molecular Communication in Mic

Course Schedule