ESS 120: Introduction to Ecological and Environmental Microbiology
Fundamentals of microbiology in ecological and environmental systems, including the distribution of microbial diversity throughout terrestrial, extreme, and marine environments; microbial control of global biogeochemical cycles; and environmental services provided by microorganisms. Both classical and contemporary biochemical, molecular, and genomic approaches to microbial physiology, metabolism, and ecology will be discussed.
Prerequisite: (CHEM 010 or CHEM 010H or equivalent exam) and (ESS 001 or BIO 001 or ENVE 020 or equivalent exam). Pass/No Pass option. Discussion included. Cross-Listed with BIO 121 .
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