|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & 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 40% in on course assessment AND a minimum of 40% 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:||BM1000 or BZ1001at least 18CP of level 1 subjects|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021|
|Coordinator:||Dr Jenny Elliman, Professor David Whitmore|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr Jenny Elliman, Assoc. Professor Ellen Ariel, Assoc. Professor Constantin Constantinoiu, Miss Chantal Nightingale.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.