Physiology Meets Pathogenesis

Credit: 2 Units
Instructors: Henkin, Wozniak
Offered: Spring

Lecture Topics:

  • Review of microbial physiology
  • Reading and critiquing scientific papers
  • Carbon utilization in bacterial pathogens
  • Nitrogen utilization in bacterial pathogens
  • Oxygen control of bacterial virulence
  • Iron acquisition systems
  • Signaling
  • Small RNA and riboswitching in bacterial pathogens
  • Community behavior and development
  • Temperature control
  • Metabolic profiling methodologies¬†