MGY434H1: Bacterial Signalling and Physiological Regulation

Hours: 
36L

An in-depth look at bacteria, their evolution and genomes, and how they sense their environment and adapt to environmental stimuli. Topics discussed include the human microbiome, modern bacterial genomics and metagenomics and how they affect diagnosis and treatment of disease, bacterial community structures including biofilms and quorum sensing, and the contribution of metabolism to disease and stress resistance.

Prerequisite: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)