A study of microbial mechanisms regulating metabolism and gene expression in response to natural and experimental stressors with emphasis on central and intermediary metabolism. Technical and ethical applications of these concepts in biotechnology will be addressed.
Prerequisite: BIOL 016 or CHEM 038; students planning to use BIOL 116 as an honors preparation must have BIOL 016 or permission of instructor.
Natural sciences and engineering.
Writing course.
1 credit.