This course will cover a variety of topics concerning microbial genomes. Fundamental and advanced concepts in the study of genomes from bacteria and bacteriophages will be presented. Students will be exposed to modern genome bioinformatic research areas. An analysis of microbial pathogenesis, metabolism, and evolution will be examined relative to current genomic research.
3 class hrs
Prerequisites & Notes (Prererquisite: BS 240 or BS 241)