BMS 270/Biochem 210 Micropathology module 1: Fundamentals of Microbial Pathogenesis (2017)

 

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Sponsoring Program: BMS
Administrator: Ned Molyneaux

STUDY LIST INFORMATION
Course Number: BMS 270/Biochem 210
Course Name: Micropathology module 1: Fundamentals of Microbial Pathogenesis
Units: 3
Grading Option: S/U
Course Director: Joanne Engel

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Room Number: Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays in CL-221 (except 4/4 in N-721); Thursdays in S-161
Campus: Parnassus Heights
Schedule: April 3-April 21, 2017; Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 9:30-11:30am, and Tuesdays, 10:00-noon
Prerequisites: None
Maximum Class Size: 12

Course Description:  In this minicourse, students will explore fundamental concepts in microbial pathogenesis with a focus on bacterial pathogenesis.  Topics that will be covered include innate immunity, adhesion and invasion, intracellular survival of pathogens, specialized bacterial secretion systems, bacterial toxins, autophagy and phagocytosis, persistence and spread of disease, and CRISPR.