Nov 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BCMB 8310 - Advanced Topics in Microbiology and Infectious Disease I



Prerequisites: SGSS8021 and SGSS8022 or approval from course director. This is a highly focused course designed to provide students with in-depth discussions of pathogenic bacteria and associated diseases. The emphasis of the course will be on the molecular mechanisms underlying the virulence of medically important bacterial pathogens. Class time will consist of student-led lectures and discussions, facilitated by Microbiology faculty. Students will present comprehensive backgrounds of the topics of discussion, followed by critical evaluation of scientific papers taken from recent primary literature. This course will provide students both with comprehensive knowledge of bacterial pathogenesis and increased experience with reading, presenting, and critically analyzing scientific literature.

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 0 Other Contact Hours: 0

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit
Prerequisites: (SGSS8021 >= C and SGSS8022 >= C)
Repeat Status: No
Schedule Type: Lecture


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