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

BI276
Life on Earth: Microbes
0.5 Credit

An introduction to fundamental concepts in microbiology involved in the study of archaea, bacteria, and viruses. Course material will include prokaryotic cell structure, metabolism, microbial genetics, phylogeny, and physiological diversity. Concepts important to the many applications of microbiology will also be introduced, such as biofilm development, microbial control and bioprocessing.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
BI111 (or BI100*).
Exclusions
BI273, BI274.
Notes
3 lecture hours, 3 lab/tutorial/seminar hours