The Microbial World

Primarily for non-science majors. Roles of microorganisms and viruses in nature, health, agriculture, pollution control and ecology. Principles of disease production, epidemiology and body defense mechanisms. Biotechnology and the genetic engineering revolution. Enroll Info: None

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General Microbiology

Survey of microorganisms and their activities; emphasis on structure, function, ecology, nutrition, physiology, genetics. Survey of applied microbiology–medical, agricultural, food and industrial microbiology. Intended to satisfy any curriculum which requires introductory level microbiology. Enroll Info: None

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General Microbiology Lab

Covers techniques and procedures used in general microbiology, including cultivation, enumeration, aseptic techniques, physiology and selected applications. Enroll Info: None

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Biology of Microorganisms

Basic biology of microorganisms, including structure, function, physiology, genetics, ecology, diversity, and evolution. Enroll Info: None

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Biology of Microorganisms Lab

Introduction to modern laboratory techniques used to study the distribution and properties of microorganisms. Enroll info: None

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Ben Sprengeler

Seven incredible Summer Term internships

Each summer, hundreds of University of Wisconsin–Madison students spread out across the globe for internships. They gain vital job skills—that’s a given. They also explore new cities, discover foreign cultures, and have a lot of …

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