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BIO646 Microbial Pathogenesis

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This is a graduate course that will focus on model microbial systems to comprehensively illustrate mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis. It aims at providing a thorough understanding of bacterial physiology, host defense mechanisms, general principles of microbial pathogenesis, adhesion and invasion strategies, intracellular survival strategies, antibiotic resistance and bacterial toxins. (Prerequisite:  Advanced Molecular Biology and Genomics).