MI2031 - Marine Microbiology
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)
The ecological role of microbes in the marine and estuarine environments; their role
in nutrient cycles including chemotropism, symbiosis, fouling, degradation of pollutants
and maricultural ecology; bacteria, cyanobacteria, fungi, viruses and picoplankton
in the marine environment; introduction to disease-causing microbes.
- demonstrate the role of microbes in marine symbioses;
- instil in students the importance of marine microbes to the biosphere;
- introduce how marine microbes impact on human activities;
- introduce the students to the culture methods for the major ecological groups of marine
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
||Assoc. Professor Leigh Owens.
- 26 hours lectures
- 11 hours tutorials
- 36 hours practicals
||end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).
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