Marine Microbial Ecology

Course Number: 
SIO 287A
Course Description: 
Recent developments in the study of marine bacteria. Emphasis will be on biochemical and physiological adaptations of marine bacteria to the ocean environment. Bacterial metabolism, growth, and death will also be discussed in the context of trophic interactions and flows of material and energy in marine ecosystems. Molecular biology techniques used in the study of bacterial ecology will also be discussed. (S/U grades permitted.)
Prerequisites: 
consent of instructor.
Number of Units: 
4
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