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Introduction to Microbiology

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    This course explores the evolution, structure, function, diversity, and medical importance of microbes and infectious disease agents. Emphasis is placed on the interactions of microbes with the environment, animals, plants, and other microbes in health and disease.

    Thumbnail: Campylobacter bacteria are the number-one cause of bacterial food-related gastrointestinal illness in the United States. (Public Domain; De Wood, Pooley from Agricultural Research Service via Wikipedia).


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