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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students will learn how micro-organisms interact with living and non-living environments (including plants, animals and other micro-organisms), how micro-organisms (especially bacteria) are classified and identified, how to apply modern molecular techniques in ecology and taxonomy, and the basics of bacterial genetics. The practical component teaches more advanced microbiological techniques and is strongly linked to the material covered in lectures.

SchoolSchool of Molecular Sciences/LIMS

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorIan Swift

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites BI02IMB.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBrock Biology of MicroorganismsPrescribedMadigan, MT, Martinko, J, Dunlap, PV and Clark DP 201213TH EDITION, SYDNEY, PEARSON

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