About the Course

This course module covers the major groups of microorganisms with an emphasis on their structural characteristics, factors affecting growth and reproduction, interactions with host organisms and physical and chemical methods of control. Issues related to antibiotic use and infectious diseases are included. This course also covers Medical Microbiology topics. 

The course assets include a customizable e-textbook, lecture notes, lecture videos, supplemental videos, quizzes and exams. 

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Chapters

Textbook reading Chapter 1 : An Invisible World
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Ch 1 Video : How bacteria "talk" - Bonnie Bassler
Ch 1 Video : Rob Knight: How our microbes make us who we are
Ch 1 Video : Jonathan Eisen: Meet your microbes
Micro Ch 1 Lecture Notes
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Micro Chapter 1 Lecture Video
Micro Ch 1 Quiz
Textbook Reading Chapter 2 : How We See the Invisible World
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Ch 2 Video : History of Microscopy
Ch 2 Video : Manu Prakash: A 50-cent microscope that folds like origami
Micro Ch 2 Lecture Notes
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Micro Ch 2 Lecture Video
Micro Ch 2 Quiz
Textbook Reading Chapter 3 : The Cell
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Ch 3 Lecture notes
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Micro Ch 3 Lecture Video
Micro Ch 3 Quiz
Textbook Reading Chapter 6 : Acellular Pathogens
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Ch 6 Lecture notes
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Micro Ch 6 Lecture Video
Ch 6 Virus Video 1 : Elizabeth Pisani: Sex, drugs and HIV -- let's get rational
Ch 6 Virus Video 2: How we'll fight the next deadly virus | Pardis Sabeti
Ch 6 Virus Video 3: What is a coronavirus? - Elizabeth Cox
Ch 6 Virus Video 4 : Why it’s so hard to cure HIV/AIDS - Janet Iwasa
Micro Ch 6 Quiz
Microbiology Exam 1 Study Guide
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Micro Exam 1 Ch 1, 2, 3, 6
Textbook Reading Chapter 10 : Biochemistry of the Genome
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Micro Ch 10 Notes
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Micro Ch 10 Lecture Video
Ch 10 : How I discovered DNA - James Watson
Ch 10 Video How CRISPR lets us edit our DNA | Jennifer Doudna
Micro Ch 10 Quiz
Textbook Reading Chapter 7: Microbial Biochemistry
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Micro Ch 7 Lecture notes
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Micro Ch 7 Lecture Video
Micro Ch 7 Quiz
Textbook Reading Chapter 8: Microbial Metabolism
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Micro Ch 8 Lecture Notes
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Micro Ch 8 Lecture Video
Micro Ch 8 Quiz
Textbook Reading Chapter 9 : Microbial Growth
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Micro Ch9 Lecture notes
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Lecture video ch 9
Micro Ch 9 Quiz
Textbook Reading Chapter 13: Control of Microbial Growth
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Ch 13 Video : Maryn McKenna: What do we do when antibiotics don’t work any more?
Ch 13 Video :Myriam Sidibe: The simple power of handwashing
Ch 13 Video : Ramanan Laxminarayan: The coming crisis in antibiotics
Micro Ch 13 Lecture Video
Micro Ch 13 Quiz
Micro Exam 2 Study Guide
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Microbiology Exam 2 Ch 7, 8 , 9 , 10, 13
Textbook Reading Chapter 11: Mechanisms of Microbial Genetics
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Ch 11 Transcription Translation Video
Micro Ch 11 DNA Replication Video
Micro Ch 11 Lecture Notes
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Micro Ch 11 Lecture Video
Micro Ch 11 Mechanisms of Microbial Genetics Quiz
Textbook Reading Chapter 14 : Antimicrobial Drugs
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Ch 14 Video : How we're using AI to discover new antibiotics | Jim Collins
Micro Ch 14 Lecture Video
Micro Ch 14 Antimicrobial drugs Quiz
Textbook Reading Chapter 15: Microbial Mechanisms of Pathogenicity
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Micro Ch 15 Notes
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Micro Ch 15 Lecture Video
Micro Ch 15: Microbial Mechanisms of Pathogenicity Quiz
Textbook Reading Chapter 16: Disease and Epidemiology
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Micro Ch 16 Notes
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Micro Ch 16 Lecture Video
Micro Ch 16 Disease and Epidemiology Quiz
Micro Exam 3 Ch 11, 14, 15, 16