This course focuses on the diversity of microorganisms found throughout the earth, with a particular focus on their taxonomy, ecology, and evolutionary relationships. Not only the source for many of the serious animal diseases, microorganisms serve many ecological roles in nature. Fundamental topics exploring these roles and the impact of microorganisms on animal health and welfare will be nutrient cycling, genetic diversity, food production, and biotechnological applications. Students will additionally be exposed to the variety of processes and techniques related to assessing microbial communities and their diversity.
BIOL-103 DE BIOLOGY: FOUNDATIONS OF LIFE
CHEM-101 DE CHEMISTRY I
Jan 11, 2021 — Feb 14, 2021
Distance Education - Online
For credit cost: $1410