current course

Spring 2019


BIO 499/599 Ecology of the human microbiome

This course will cover the ecology of the microbial inhabitants of the human body, how the host depends on these microorganisms to maintain health, and the potential consequences of an altered microbiome to human health and disease. 

Syllabus

The course syllabus is published here (BIO 499) and here (BIO 599)

Course Schedule

The course schedule is published here

Required Textbook

None


previous courses

BIO 499/599: Ecology of the Human microbiome

This course will cover the ecology of the microbial inhabitants of the human body, how the host depends on these microorganisms to maintain health, and the potential consequences of an altered microbiome to human health and disease. 

Syllabus

BIO 499 syllabus is published here.

BIO 599 syllabus is published here.

Course schedule

Schedule is published here

This is subject to change. Check back often!


BIO 205: Microbiology

Fundamental microbiology emphasizing structure and function of organisms, aspects of microbial diversity, pathogenic microorganisms, disease mechanisms and immune response. For students majoring in microbiology and those in the health professions. 

Syllabus

The course syllabus is published here

Course Schedule

The course schedule is published here

Required Textbook

Microbiology: Principles and Explorations. Jacquelyn G Black, Ninth edition. 2014. Wiley Publisher. ISBN: 9781118743164. This textbook is available to purchase (new, used, digital) or rent. The 8th edition is satisfactory although some changes have occurred.


BIO 499/599: Ecology of the Human Microbiome

Fall 2016

Course schedule

Schedule is here:  http://bit.ly/bio599-microbiome-ecology

Syllabus

BIO 499 syllabus is here.

BIO 599 syllabus is here.

Course information

This course will cover the ecology of the microbial inhabitants of the human body, how the host depends on these microorganisms to maintain health, and the potential consequences of an altered microbiome to human health and disease.