Micro 7020


Physiology Meets Pathogenesis

Credit Hour(s): 2 Units
Instructor(s): TBD
Offered: TBD
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing

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¬†