Drs. Schwartz and Tiwari
This advanced graduate level course is designed to provide the student with up-to-date understanding of various specialized topics of microbiology and immunology, such as microbial genomics, emerging microbial pathogens, molecular biology of antibiotic resistance, environmental microbiology, eukaryotic pathogens, or cancer vaccines. Each offering of the course will focus on one of these or similar themes. The course format will include lectures, student reports on assigned readings, and in-depth class discussions. Students may take the course multiple times with different topical themes.
Lectures and discussions: 2 hours/week. Letter-graded.