Interdisciplinary PhD in Molecular Biosciences

Dr. Jeffrey D. Leblond - Courses

1110 General Biology. Four credits. Primarily for Biology majors and minors and other science-oriented students. Biological principles and processes, including introduction to the nature of science, cells (structure, function, metabolism, division), genetics, evolution, viruses, bacteria, protists, and fungi. Three hours lecture and one three-hour laboratory.

Corequisite: BIOL 1111.

2230 Microbiology. Four credits. Prerequisites: BIOL 1110/1111, 1120/1121 or 2010/2011, 2020/2021; background in general chemistry strongly recommended. Morphology, physiology, isolation, and cultivation of bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Three hours lecture and one two-hour laboratory.

Corequisite: BIOL 2231.

2231 Microbiology Lab. Zero credits.

Corequisite: BIOL 2230.

5510 Food/Industrial Microbiology. Four credits. The interaction between microorganisms and food and industrial processes of importance to humans. Six hours lecture/laboratory.

Prerequisite: BIOL 2230/2231.

6730 Advanced Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry. Four credits. Survey of the physiology and biochemistry of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms. Six hours lecture/laboratory.

Prerequisites: BIOL 2230/2231; CHEM 1110/1111, 1120/1121, and 2030/2031 or 3010/3011 or consent of instructor.