Maria E Ramos-Nino May20-June 14 2013 1 of 3
University of VermontDepartment of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences(802) 656-3811, www.uvm.edu/mlrs
MLRS 54, PRINCIPLES OF MICROBIOLOGYCOURSE SYLLABUS SUMMER 2013
Lectures dealing with the structure, physiology, and control of microorganisms, in particular those of medicalimportance. Credits: 3.
LECTURE SCHEDULED DAYS & TIMES
Section Z1: MWF, 9:00am -12:45pm, LAFAYE L308
Maria E. Ramos-Nino, PhDContact via email: Maria.Ramos@uvm.edu
Foundations in Microbiology, Talaro (any edition)
This course utilizes Blackboard. All lectures and course material are available online.
COURSE OBJECTIVES & GOALS
The general aim of this course is to provide the student with a strong foundation in the structure and function ofprocaryotes, eucaryotes, and viruses. The course will also cover mechanisms important for bacterial growth andreplication.Upon completion the student should be able to:
Compare and contrast the basic structure and biochemistry of procaryotes, eucaryoticmicroorganisms, and viruses.
Outline and compare the metabolic pathways of the various classes of microorganisms.
Describe the genetic organization of procaryotes, eucaryotic microorganisms, and viruses and theirreplicative cycles.
Describe the growth requirements of microorganisms.
Identify and describe the most common human pathogens and the diseases which they cause.