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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical and Vet Sciences|
This subject covers basic concepts of the structure, classification, identification, metabolism and growth of bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoan and metazoan parasites and other microbes. It introduces mechanisms of variation; microbial genetics and their application to recombinant DNA technology as well as the nutrition of microbes and influence of environmental parameters on growth and reproduction. Specific areas of environmental microbiology including soil, air, water and food and aspects of industrial microbiology are described.
Achieve a minimum of 50% in the end of semester theory exam. Participate and complete any required assessment in at least 80% of the on course assessment; Complete the hurdle activity (microscope competence). Achieve an overall mark >50%.
|Prerequisites:||AT LEAST 18CP OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS INCLUDING BM1000 OR BZ1001|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 23-Mar-2023|
|Coordinator:||Dr Jenny Elliman, Professor David Whitmore|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr Jenny Elliman, Assoc. Professor Brenda Govan, Professor Ellen Ariel, Assoc. Professor Constantin Constantinoiu, Dr Helma Antony.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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