- 400 level
- MICR 463
MICR 463: Trends in Microbiology and Immunology
Second Semester - 20 points
This is a special topics paper where recent developments in Microbiology and Immunology are examined in detail.
Module 1: An engineered approach to the production of biofuels
Dr Robin Simmonds
Module 2: Principles of bacteriophage structural organisation
Dr Mihnea Bostina
Module 3: Host factors involved in virus replication
Dr Matloob Husain
Module 4: Molecular mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis
Dr Xochitl Morgan
Module 5: Emerging fields in microbial ecology
Dr Sergio Morales
Lecture course overview
MICR 463 is a tutorial-based paper. The paper consists of five modules, with each module comprised of two tutorials. In the first tutorial an overview of the topic is considered. In the second tutorial the students take the major role, e.g. presentation of papers pertinent to the topic.
- A 30-minute oral exam (25%)
- A 3-hour final exam (75%)
For more information
View the details of this paper on the University of Otago website
Students are encouraged to contact staff by email to make arrangements for a time to discuss course-related matters.
For more information on this course, please contact
Professor Andy Mercer.