M&I

Microbiology & Immunology

  • M&I 2200 Microbiology of the Human Environment

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Biology of viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoans, and helminths as related to their natural environments and host-parasite interaction. Introductory course for students in environmental health, nursing, and patient-oriented paramedical health professions.

  • M&I 2200L Microbiology of the Human Environment Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for M&I 2200.

  • M&I 4260 Immunology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of basic immunology. Cellular and soluable factors associated with innate and adaptive immunities. Examines functions of phagocytes, natural killer (NK) cells, B cells, and T cells.

  • M&I 4310 Virology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intrinsic properties of viruses that cause human disease and their interaction with cells, multiplication, genetics, and tumor induction.

  • M&I 4750 Pathogenic Mechanisms

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Human-microbial pathogen interactions, emphasizing the molecular basis of the pathogenic mechanisms. Complexities of interactions between microbes and their human hosts.

  • M&I 4990 Special Problems in Microbiology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Physiological and biochemical processes unique to microorganisms and the host response to microbes.

  • M&I 6340 Biological Safety

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Identification, handling, and containment of potentially hazardous biological materials, including microorganisms and recombinant DNA.

  • M&I 6750 Pathogenic Mechanisms

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    (Also listed as BMS 7750) This advanced level course will expand the knowledge of basic microbiology by focusing on human-microbial pathogen interactions. The molecular basis of the pathogenic mechanisms will be emphasized.

  • M&I 6990 Special Problems Microbiology & Immunology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Study of the physiological and biochemical processes unique to microorganisms and the host response to microbes.

  • M&I 7260 Immunology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Recitation

    (Also listed as BMS 8020) Fundamentals of immunobiology and basic virology. Emphasis on the regulatory and cellular level of host immune responses against microbial pathogens, as well as mechanisms of immunopathology, and on the characteristics and molecular biology of virus pathogens.

  • M&I 7270 Pathogenic Microbiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Recitation

    (Also listed as BMS 8030) Microorganisms pathogenic for humans and animals using the organ system approach. Emphasis on mechanisms of pathogenesis and host resistance.

  • M&I 7310 Virology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course provides an introduction to the field of virology. The course emphasizes the intrinsic properties of viruses that cause human disease and their interaction with cells, multiplication, genetics, and tumor induction.

  • M&I 7720 Mechanisms of Cell Death

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Signalling and Molecular mechanisms of Apoptotic Cell Death and relationship to human diseases.

  • M&I 7770 Gene Therapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The molecular basis of gene therapy and the use of viral gene delivery systems for the treatment of human disease are examined. Gene therapy strategies are contrasted with various diseases, including cancer and AIDS.

  • M&I 7890 Research in Microbiology and Immunology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Students will complete their research and/or thesis under the guidance of a faculty member.

  • M&I 8000 Microbiology Seminar

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 2
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Graded pass/unsatisfactory.

  • M&I 8440 Sem Topics - Microbiology & Immunology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Molecular virology, viral oncology, immunology, transplantation immunology, tumor immunology, immune regulation, infection and immunity.

  • M&I 8990 Microbiology Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2 to 12
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Supervised thesis research.