Subject: BIOL 59500 Environmental Microbiology
Credits: 3 (Class 3, Lab 0)
Offered: Every 2 years
Description: This course is intended as a duel level course for both graduate and senior undergraduate students who are interested in learning the diversity and characteristics of microbes in the environment (water, soil, and air); their roles in the environment such as recycling important elements, remediation of organic and metal pollutants; and their impacts on industry, agriculture as well as human health. Topics such as pathogens in the environment, waste water and drinking water treatments, and bioterrorism are also discussed.