Current Issues in Microbiome Sciences

Of 15 total credits, 2 credits of ECLGY 550 are required. Remaining credits will be taken from three categories, with at least 3 credits from each category.

  • ECLGY 550 Current Issues in Microbiome Sciences (1 credit) requirement to take two credits during program.

Microbial Sciences

  • Introduction to Microbiome Analysis (3) PPEM 440
  • Animal Microbiomes (3) ANSC 456
  • Microbial Physiology and Structure (3) MICRB 401
  • Microbial/Molecular Genetics (2) MICRB 450
  • Microbial Biotechnology (3) MICRB 416
  • General Virology- Bacterial and Animal Viruses (3) MICRB 415
  • Viral Pathogenesis (3) MICRB 435
  • Phytobacteriology (3) PPEM 417
  • Fundamentals of Phytopathology (4) PPEM 505
  • Biology of Fungi (4) PPEM 425
  • Microbial Physiology of Foodborne Organisms (3) FDSC 526
  • Culture Based Analysis of Microorganisms (3) FDSC 597*

Ecology and Evolution

  • Applied Microbial Ecology (3) PPEM 456
  • Molecular Evolution (3) BIOL 405
  • Symbiosis (3) BIOL 406
  • Ecology of Infectious Disease (3) BIOL 412
  • Microbial Anthropology: A Microbial Lens on the Human Experience (3) ANTH 414
  • Microbe-Plant Interactions (3) PPEM 405
  • Epidemiology of Plant Diseases (3) PPATH 542
  • Viral Ecology (3) PPEM 454
  • Community Ecology (3) ECLGY 526
  • Analytical Techniques for Microbial Ecology (3) ECLGY 597*
  • Microbial genomic epidemiology (3) FDSC 517

Bioinformatics and Other Research Tools

  • Practical Bioinformatics (3) BIOL 439
  • Introduction to Computational Biology (3) BMB 482
  • Applied Bioinformatics (3) BMMB 852
  • Algorithms and Data Structures in Bioinformatics (3) CSE 566
  • Major Writing Projects: Start to Finish (3) PPATH 840
  • Ethics, Rigor, Reproducibility and Conduct of Research in the Life Sciences MCIBS 591 (2)
  • Perspectives and Methods in Bioethics (3) BIOET 501
  • Foundations in Data Driven Life Sciences (3) BMMB 554
  • Analysis of Variance and Design of Experiments (3) STAT 502
  • Statistical Analysis of Genomics Data (3) STAT 555
  • Genomics (3) BMMB 551
  • Molecular Methods in Microbial Detection (3) PPATH 597*

*Special Topics courses to be submitted for full course approval