BI 448 Environmental Microbiology
BI 448 Environmental Microbiology 4
This course will examine the applied effects of microorganisms on the environment and on human activity, health and welfare. The role of microbes in municipal waste treatment, bioremediation and agriculture will be discussed. The laboratory component of the course will explore the detection and quantitation of microbial activity, including cultural, microscopic, physiological and molecular approaches. Prerequisites: BI 140, BI 141 and CH 271. Also listed as BI 448W and ENS 448. Spring semester, odd years.