BIOL 0008B. Microbiology II
Prerequisite: Completion of BIOL 8A with grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 11 strongly recommended
Hours: 81 (27 lecture, 54 laboratory)
Introduction to microbial genetics and metabolic regulation, viruses, microbial control, host defense, immunization, epidemiology, mechanisms of pathogenicity, and significance of microorganisms, especially bacteria and viruses. Emphasis on the significance of microorganisms to human health and global ecology. Laboratory topics include traditional and modern techniques of microbial classification, recombinant DNA technology, and bacteriophage biology. The sequence of BIOL 8A/8B is equivalent to BIOL 4. CSU, UC-with unit limitation)
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