BSC 160 MICROBIOLOGY AND SOCIETY by 3V706Wi

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									BSC 260 MICROBIOLOGY                                                       Dr. Brian J. Wilkinson
SPRING 2007                                                                Office: SLB 352
                                                                           Tel.: 8-7244
                                                                           e-mail: bjwilkin@ilstu.edu
                                                                           Course Website:
                                                                           www.bio.ilstu.edu/bjwilkin

TEXT: Brock, Biology of Microorganisms, by Michael T. Madigan, and John M. Martinko,
      and Jack Parker, 11th Edition.

ASSESSMENT:           Exam I         20%     Friday Feb. 07
                      Exam II        20%     Monday Mar. 05
                      Exam III       20%     Monday April 09
                      Final          20%     Thursday May 10, 7:50 a.m.
                      Laboratory     20%

This course in general microbiology covers the fundamental nature of microorganisms, microbial
diversity, microorganisms as agents of disease, the role of microorganisms in the biosphere, and the
utilization of microorganisms by humankind.

LECTURE SCHEDULE:

I.     MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BASIS OF MICROBIAL LIFE.

Date           Lecture Topic                                                      Chapter

Jan 17   W     Introduction, Scope and History of Microbiology                    1
    19   F
    22   M     Cell Biology of Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes                         2, 4
    24   W
    26   F
    29   M     Diversity of Microbial Energy Metabolism, and Biosynthesis         5
    31   W
Feb 02   F
    05   M
    07   W
    09   F     EXAM I
    12   M     Basic Bacterial Molecular Biology                                  7, 8
    14   W     Control of Gene Expression
    16   F
    19   M     Microbial Genetics and Genetic Engineering                         10, 31
    21   W
    23   F     The Omics – Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics               15
    26   M     Biotechnology                                                      31
    28   W     Growth and its Control                                             5, 6, 20
Mar 02 F
    05 M     EXAM II

II. THE MICROBIAL WORLD

      07 W   Viruses                                              9
      09 F

      SPRING BREAK

      19 M
      21 W   Bacterial and Archael Diversity                      11, 12, 13
      23 F
      26 M
      28 W   Eukaryotic Microorganisms: Fungi, Alagae, Protozoa   14

III. MICROBES AND DISEASES

    30 F     Host-Parasite Relations                              21
Apr 02 M
    04 W     Nonspecific Host Defense                             22
    06 F     Immunity and Immunology                              22, 23
    09 M     EXAM III
    11 W
    13 F
    16 M     Clinical and Diagnostic Microbiology                 24
    18 W     Epidemiology and Public Health Microbiology          25
    20 F     Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases      20
    23 M

IV.    ECOLOGICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND APPLIED ASPECTS OF MICROBIOLOGY

    25   W   Microbial Ecology                                    18
    27   F
    30   M   Sewage/Wastewater Treatment                          28
May 02   W   Food Microbiology                                    29
    04   F   Industrial Microbiology                              30

								
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