|(4 cr.) Students examine the role of unique and exciting
microorganisms found in the natural environment,
especially those from extreme environments such as
deep sea vents, hot springs, high salt or
acidophilic environments, which are also of
considerable industrial interest. This hands-on
course examines air, soil and water microorganisms
with respect to their isolation, unique
physiology, ecological relationships,
significance, and government/health regulations.
The course is designed for biomedical science,
biology, health and science studies and
microbiology/molecular biology majors.
Prerequisite: BMS 370; Every Other Year, Spring|