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BIOL0330

Microbial Pathogenesis

Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis
Many microorganisms have the potential to cause disease. An understanding of the mechanisms that promote bacterial pathogenesis is therefore essential for the development of effective disease prevention and/or treatment strategies. This course will explore the mechanisms by which microbial pathogens adhere to, invade, and persist in the human host. While an emphasis will be placed on microbial mechanisms of disease, the host response to the infectious process will also be discussed. (BIOL 0140 and BIOL 0145) 3 hrs lect/disc.
Subject:
Biology
Department:
Biology
Division:
Natural Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
SCI
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Spring 2012

BIOL0330A-S12 Lecture (Spatafora)

Spring 2008

BIOL0330A-S08 Lecture (Spatafora)