CIE 527 Environmental Microbiology
[3–0, 3 cr.]
Introduction to environmental microbiology and the behavior of microorganisms in engineered and natural environments. Microbial interactions across the three major domains (Eucaryota, Archaea and Bacteria). Microorganisms responsible for biodegradation of organic matter, nutrient cycling, and waste treatment. Introduction to analysis tools for microbial ecology and engineered biological processes.
Pre-requisite: Fourth-year standing