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Prerequisite: BIOL 2010 and 2030.
Microbial Diversity, Genomics and Evolution (MDGE) examines the role of microorganisms and their complex interactions with other living organisms and the environment. The lecture course provides an integrated vision of genome biology and microbial physiology, diversity and ecology and serves as a primer for all students interested in genomics. The integrated laboratory class provides students with an opportunity to collect samples from the environment and examines microbial diversity using modern molecular biological methods and bioinformatic tools.