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  Department of Microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania
The Microbiology community at the University of Pennsylvania is comprised of approximately 60 faculty in the Schools of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dental Medicine, and Arts and Sciences, as well as investigators at the adjacent Wistar Institute, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Fox Chase Cancer Center.
The Department of Microbiology in the School of Medicine provides the academic home for this large and highly interactive group of investigators whose specialties include virology, bacteriology, parasitology, immunity to infection, tumor virology, microbial genomics and evolution and emerging infectious diseases, with particular emphasis on problems relevant to human health and disease.
These seminars include a Tuesday noon Virology Seminar series in which students and postdoctoral fellows present their work, the Wednesday noon Microbiology Seminar series that brings prominent visiting scientists to campus, and a Friday noon Prokaryotic Seminar series in which outside speakers alternate with presentations given by students and postdoctoral fellows.
www.med.upenn.edu /micro   (480 words)

 BioMed Central | BMC Microbiology
BMC Microbiology is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in analytical and functional studies of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms, viruses and small parasites, as well as host and therapeutic responses to them.
BMC Microbiology (ISSN 1471-2180) is indexed/tracked/covered by PubMed, MEDLINE, BIOSIS, CAS, Scopus, EMBASE, Thomson Scientific (ISI) and Google Scholar.
Combining probiotic bacteria with anti-rotavirus antibodies protects infant mice against rotavirus diarrhea as effectively as much higher doses of immunoglobulins alone, offering a potentially rapid and cost-effective new treatment for children with rotavirus diarrhea.
www.biomedcentral.com /bmcmicrobiol   (719 words)

  Microbiology and Immunology On-line
This internet textbook covers all aspects of microbiology and immunology and is based on our course for second year Medical Students
If you are writing to us about this book, please include a subject line such as Microbiology Online to avoid deletion of the message as spam.
The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine has educational programs that lead to a PhD or MS in Biomedical Sciences.
pathmicro.med.sc.edu /book/welcome.htm   (359 words)

  Home Page - Department of Microbiology - Trinity College Dublin
The Department of Microbiology is located in the Moyne Institute of Preventive Medicine situated on College Park beside the Sports Pavilion near the Lincoln Place Gate entrance to Trinity College.
Microbiology is the branch of the life sciences which deals with the biology of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms - bacteria, fungi (moulds), protozoa and viruses.
Microbiology is closely related to genetics and biochemistry.
www.tcd.ie /Microbiology   (474 words)

  Microbiology Fact Sheet
Microbiology is a fundamental biological science concerned with bacteria, viruses and other microbes.
The microbiology major is an excellent preparation for professional school (such as veterinary and human medicine) and graduate school due to its emphasis on the pathogenesis of infectious disease, molecular biology, sterile techniques and laboratory skills.
Qualified upperclass students majoring in microbiology may pursue individualized study and research under the supervision of one of the faculty.
www.ndsu.edu /ndsu/academic/factsheets/ag/microbio.shtml   (612 words)

  Microbiology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Microbiology is the study of microorganisms, which are unicellular or cell-cluster microscopic organisms.
The field of bacteriology (later a subdiscipline of microbiology) is generally considered to have been founded by Ferdinand Cohn (1828-1898), a botanist whose studies on algae and photosynthetic bacteria led him to describe several bacteria including Bacillus and Beggiatoa.
It was not until the work of Martinus Beijerinck (1851-1931) and Sergei Winogradsky (1856-1953), the founders of general microbiology (an older term encompassing aspects of microbial physiology, diversity and ecology), that the true breadth of microbiology was revealed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Microbiology   (874 words)

Further a microbiology degree provides a superb background for numerous laboratory technician positions in hospitals, medical testing labs and a wide variety of industry, government and university labs.
Microbiology elective courses to consider for health field related careers would include: Pathogenic Micro, Immunology Lab, Human and Animal Parasitology, General Virology (and Lab), Biology of the Cancer Cell, Biology of Fungi, Food Micro and courses from the biotechnology area.
Microbiology is a key part of the baking industry, dairy products industry (cheese, yogurt, etc.), and production of large quantities of such metabolic end products as ethanol, acetone, butanol, lactic acid, and amino acids.
www.k-state.edu /biology/bio/undergraduate/undergraduate_microbiology.htm   (661 words)

 Medical Microbiology
Understanding and employing the principles of microbiology and the molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis enable the physician and medical scientist to control an increasing number of infectious diseases.
Medical Microbiology is effectively two books in one: a comprehensive textbook of microbiology and a concise review text under General Concepts.
Bacteria are then covered, first with a series of chapters presenting the general concepts of bacterial microbiology and then with chapters detailing the major bacterial pathogens of humans.
gsbs.utmb.edu /microbook   (839 words)

 Microbiology and Bacteriology :: The world of microbes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
These positions require a Ph.D. in Microbiology or a related field with a minimum of two years of postdoctoral training and demonstrated strong experience in microbial physiology, molecular biology, genetics, and biochemistry.
A broad understanding of microbial metabolism and physiology preferably spanning several areas such as metabolic engineering, gene regulation, genetic selections or anaerobic metabolism, and a demonstrated track record of patents and /or publications are desired.
The Department of Microbiology is initiating a search for an Assistant Professor whose research interests employ the power and logic of genetics to address complex microbiological problems.
www.bact.wisc.edu /microtextbook/index.html   (987 words)

 Microbiology : What Can I Do With A Major In...
Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, algae, and protozoa.
The Microbiology curriculum is designed to provide the student with a strong foundation in mathematics, chemistry and physics.
A sample internship for a student majoring in microbiology: Work as lab technician and gain hands-on analytical experience performing routine chemical or microbiological analyses on a wide variety of sample types.
www.ncsu.edu /majors-careers/do_with_major_in/showmajor.php?id=90   (709 words)

 Category:Microbiology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Articles and media on this topic in other Wikimedia projects can be found at: Commons Category Microbiology
Microbiology is the study of microorganisms, today, work is largely done within the disciplines of biochemistry and genetics.
The main article for this category is Microbiology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Microbiology   (102 words)

 Undergraduate Programs--OSU Department of Microbiology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With a degree in microbiology, you will be well prepared to undertake graduate study in any of the life sciences or to pursue a professional degree in medicine, veterinary medicine, or dentistry.
In microbiology courses you will learn about many ways in which microorganisms are essential for the survival of all living organisms.
As a microbiology major, you will learn how microbial genes, proteins, and processes are being exploited in the exciting field of biotechnology to help cure diseases, generate alternative fuels, produce new antibiotics, and recover valuable metals from ores.
www.osumicrobiology.org /undergrad.htm   (361 words)

 Department of Microbiology & Immunology - Graduate Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
PH.D. The Microbiology and Immunology Program is a multideisciplinary, interdepartmental program with the goal of providing state-of-the-art training for careers in biomedical research.
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is well equipped for modern molecular biological research with more than 34,000 square feet of space in the Medical Research Building.
The Microbiology and Immunology Program strives to have all students entered into candidacy by the end of their second year.
www.microbiology.utmb.edu /gradprog/gradprog.htm   (1518 words)

 University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Microbiology Department
Microbiology, the study of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa and viruses, plays an enormous role in many areas of society and our daily lives.
There are abundant career opportunities in microbiology, and a microbiology major is an outstanding major for students interested in professional or graduate school.
The Clinical Laboratory Science major is also housed in the Department of Microbiology, and provides outstanding employment opportunities using skills of microbiology and chemistry to make clinical diagnoses.
www.uwlax.edu /microbiology   (241 words)

Microbiology is published by the Society for General Microbiology and made available on the Web with the assistance of Stanford University Libraries' HighWire Press.
Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Nottingham
Division of Molecular Microbiology and Infection, University of Southampton
bioresearch.ac.uk /browse/mesh/D008829.html   (5183 words)

 University of Tennessee Department of Microbiology
Its faculty members are responsible for teaching microbiology to students in many colleges of the University of Tennessee.
Microbiology is one of three Life Sciences departments composing The Division of Biology within the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Department of Microbiology at UT Knoxville is dedicated to providing the quality education, through both teaching and research, necessary to meet the needs of this growing field.
web.bio.utk.edu /micro   (352 words)

 Department of Microbiology: Graduate Study
Department of Microbiology Home : Graduate Study : M.S. The Master of Science (M.S.) curriculum provides motivated individuals the opportunity to develop in-depth understanding of microbiological processes and to emerge from the program with the skills for making valuable contributions to research and biotechnology endeavors.
Students are educated in the technical skills of biotechnology, and in communicating science to colleagues and the public.
Prerequisites in biochemistry are often required of these courses, so all Microbiology graduate students should have the equivalent of introductory biochemistry (NCSU BCH 553) early in the curriculum.
www.microbiology.ncsu.edu /graduate/MS.html   (1315 words)

 Microbiology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The mission of the Department of Microbiology is on general bacteriology, with emphasis on mechanisms of transcriptional control in bacteria, and environmental microbiology and ecology.
Microbiology is the study of the very small (i.e., microscopic) forms of life, often called the microorganisms.
Environmental microbiology: the role of microorganisms in elemental cycling, nutrient cycling, compost, transformation of pollutants, bioremediation, waste (solid and liquid) treatment and environmental biotechnology.
www.mannlib.cornell.edu /collections/policies/micr.html   (1673 words)

The Microbiology Track faculty of the Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology Graduate program draws its membership of preeminent virologists, bacteriologists and mycologists from a diversity of academic departments.
The Microbiology Track faculty is an exciting and dynamic community of scholars and distinguished investigators engaged in research at the forefront of areas including microbial pathogenesis, regulation of viral gene expression, molecular genetics, cell signaling.
Microbiology Track faculty research activities are strongly supported by both public and private funding agencies.
www.micab.umn.edu /microbio.html   (840 words)

 Open Directory - Science: Biology: Microbiology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
MicrobeWiki - Student-initiated community resource on microbes and microbiology, including material on bacteria, archaea, eukaryotic microbes, viruses, bacteriophages, microbiology in the news, and common errors and controversies in the field.
Microbiology and Immunology Online - Dr. Richard Hunt and his colleagues at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine have created an excellent Medical Microbiology and Immunology website.
Major areas of interest are regulatory microbiology in the pharmaceutical, food, and personal care industries.
dmoz.org /Science/Biology/Microbiology   (860 words)

 My Favorite Links!
Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases- Dr. Duckworth's website is excellent it includes many clinical cases, laboratory images, and lecture notes.
Microbiology Webbed Out- Dr. Timothy Paustian et al., at University of Wisconsin-Madison, has created a microbiology website with an enormous amount of information.
Microbiology at KU and Jack's Place: Dr. Brown has done a wonderful job of writing articles that are currently in the news and of bringing microbiology to everyone.
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/3504/links.htm   (1186 words)

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