Introductory Microbiology

MIMG XL 101

Historical foundations of microbiology; introduction to bacterial structure, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, and ecology.

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Fall
Winter
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Summer
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Starting at $995.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Master essential skills to help you to tackle real challenges such as Infectious Diseases, Drug Resistance and more
  • Explore biotechnological and industrial applications
  • Prepare for the field of healthcare with graduate-style instruction
  • Gain a strong understanding of microbial anatomy and physiology
  • Prepare for a future health care and nursing career
  • Build strong medical microbiology foundation with practical skills

About this course:

This course offers in-depth exposure to modern microbiology. This upper-division course provides students with an interdisciplinary approach to integrating different core concepts in comparative genomics, virology, cell biology, bacteriology, immunology, evolution, epidemiology and biotechnology. The curriculum will focus on challenges and potential solutions pertaining to emerging infectious diseases, drug resistance, drug development and dual-use biological research. Through lectures, discussions, case studies, homework assignments and reviews of primary literature, students will actively explore and apply scientific information to develop a strong foundation in medical microbiology. Topics covered will include microbial cell structure and function, processing of molecular information, comparative genomics, population diversity, evolution, pathogenesis, growth and control and host-pathogen interactions. Students will leave this course with the ability to draw connections between disciplines and choose the most appropriate method to analyze and solve problems within the field of medical microbiology. Additionally, enrolled students will benefit from a style of instruction that closely mimics what they will encounter in graduate school, whether pursuing a career in healthcare.
Prerequisites
LIFESCI XL 7A Cell and Molecular Biology; LIFESCI XL 7B Genetics, Evolution, and Ecology; LIFESCI XL 23L Introduction to Laboratory and Scientific Methodology.

Spring 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Payam Benyamini
397113
Fee:
$995.00
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Location: UCLA
Notes

Lecture only. If students require a microbiology laboratory course, please refer to MIMG XL 100L (offered in Fall and Spring Quarters).

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 9, 2024 11:59PM PST. Internet access required.

Enrollment is typically reserved for adult students 18 years of age and older. Students under 18 years of age may receive consent to enroll based on special academic competence and approval by the instructor. If you are a student under 18 years of age, you must submit a request to enroll in the course 8 weeks before the course start date to hss@uclaextension.edu for your request to be considered.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2024
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 3, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
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Wed Apr 10, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
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Wed Apr 17, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Boelter Hall 5436
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Payam Benyamini
397115
Fee:
$995.00
Live Onlineformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Lecture only. If students require a microbiology laboratory course, please refer to MIMG XL 100L (offered in Fall and Spring Quarters).

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 8, 2024 11:59PM PST. Internet access required.

Enrollment is typically reserved for adult students 18 years of age and older. Students under 18 years of age may receive consent to enroll based on special academic competence and approval by the instructor. If you are a student under 18 years of age, you must submit a request to enroll in the course 8 weeks before the course start date to hss@uclaextension.edu for your request to be considered.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 2024
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Apr 2, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Apr 9, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Apr 16, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Apr 23, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Apr 30, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Tue May 7, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue May 14, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue May 21, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue May 28, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Jun 4, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Jun 11, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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