Ge/ESE/Bi 178

Microbial Ecology

9 units (3-2-4)  |  second term
Prerequisites: either ESE/Bi 166 or ESE/Bi 168 recommended.
Structural, phylogenetic, and metabolic diversity of microorganisms in nature. The course explores microbial interactions, relationships between diversity and physiology in modern and ancient environments, and influence of microbial community structure on biogeochemical cycles. Introduction to ecological principles and molecular approaches used in microbial ecology and geobiological investigations. Offered in alternate years; not offered 2021-2022.
Instructor: Orphan

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