Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

BI374
Physiological Applications of Microbiology
0.5 Credit

Fundamental concepts of bacterial physiology are both introduced and applied throughout the course. Emphasis is placed on understanding the applications of microbiology at a physiological level. Genetic adaptation and developmental responses to specific nutrients and environmental stressors will be studied in addition to biosynthetic activities. Specific topics include; bacterial fermentations, transport mechanisms, shock responses and quorum sensing.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
BI276 (or BI273) and either BI226 (or BI223) or BI236 (or BI230). (CH111 is recommended.)
Exclusions
BI274.
Notes
3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours