Academic Calendar

Microbiology (MBIO)

MBIO 1010  Microbiology I  3 cr  

(Lab required) Topics will include the definition and history of microbiology, concepts of practical microbiology, prokaryotic cell structure, prokaryotic specialization in gene expression and transfer of genetic information, the role of microbes in environments including the human body, and applications of microbiology to food production and biotechnology. May not be held with MBIO 1011.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [BIOL 1020 or BIOL 1021] and [one of CHEM 1100, the former CHEM 1300, or CHEM 1301].

Equiv To: MBIO 1011

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 1220, MBIO 2100, MBIO 2101, MBIO 2110, MBIO 2111

Attributes: Science, Recommended Intro Courses

MBIO 1220  Essentials of Microbiology  3 cr  

An introduction to the essential principles of microbiology including immunity, with emphasis on microbial disease. Not available to students who have previously obtained credit in or are currently enrolled in MBIO 1010 or MBIO 1011 (or the former MBIO 2100 or MBIO 2101). NOTE: MBIO 1220 is intended for students planning to enter the College of Nursing or other health care or related programs. Students that have completed MBIO 1010 but wish to take MBIO 1220 to satisfy Faculty of Nursing entrance requirements must obtain departmental permission prior to registering for MBIO 1220. MBIO 1220 cannot be used to satisfy the requirements of the Microbiology Honours or Major degree programs. MBIO 1220 can be used as an elective course in any Science program.

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 1010, MBIO 1011, MBIO 2100, MBIO 2101

Attributes: Science, Recommended Intro Courses

MBIO 1410  Introduction of Molecular Biology  3 cr  

An introduction to the mechanisms, themes and patterns that are present in the molecular biology of organisms ranging from bacteria to humans. The basic applications of molecular biology to disciplines such as medical microbiology, criminology, genetic fingerprinting, genome sequencing, and bioinformatics will be discussed. NOTE: MBIO 1410 is intended for students outside of Microbiology and Biological Sciences who require an introduction to molecular biology, such as those with interests in bioinformatics, biophysics, or bioengineering. Although this course may be used as an elective in an Arts or Science program, it may not be used to meet a program requirement for an Honours or Major program in Microbiology. Not available to students who have previously obtained credit in, or are currently enrolled in the following courses: the former MBIO 2410, BIOL 2500, BIOL 2501, MBIO 2020, MBIO 2021, the former MBIO 2100, MBIO 2101, MBIO 3410 or MBIO 3411.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of grade 12 Biology, grade 12 Chemistry, BIOL 1000, CHEM 1000, or higher level Chemistry or Biology course; or consent of department.

Mutually Exclusive: BIOL 2500, BIOL 2501, MBIO 2020, MBIO 2021, MBIO 2100, MBIO 2101, MBIO 2410, MBIO 3410, MBIO 3411

Attributes: Science, Recommended Intro Courses

MBIO 2020  Microbiology II  3 cr  

(Lab required) Topics will include bacterial growth, chromosome replication, the specifics of transcription and translation and their application to the regulation of microbial gene expression. Families of bacterial and animal viruses, their modes of reproduction and pathogenicity will be discussed. Mutation and gene transfer in bacteria will be introduced. May not be held with MBIO 2021.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [MBIO 1010 or MBIO 1011] and [(CHEM 1110 and (CHEM 1120 or CHEM 1126)) or (the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311 or the former CHEM 1320)].

Equiv To: MBIO 2021

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 1410, MBIO 2110, MBIO 2111

Attributes: Science

MBIO 2230  Introductory Biogeochemistry  3 cr  

The roles and interactions of biological, chemical and geological reactions in determining the composition of the environment. Microorganisms as major agents of biogeochemical change and their roles in the element cycles will be especially emphasized.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of CHEM 1110, the former CHEM 1310, or CHEM 1311] and [one of MBIO 1010, MBIO 1011, BIOL 1030, or BIOL 1031].

Attributes: Science

MBIO 2420  Introductory Virology  3 cr  

An introduction to the general principles of eukaryotic virology, with emphasis on animal virus systems. These principles will be reinforced and expanded to deal with specific viruses that cause acute and chronic infections in humans. Topics to be discussed include the molecular structure of viruses; the basic multiplication strategies of the major virus families; mechanisms of host immune evasion and viral latency, persistence, and oncology.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: (MBIO 1010 or MBIO 1011) and (BIOL 2520 or BIOL 2521).

Attributes: Science

MBIO 2700  Biochemistry 1: Biomolecules and an Introduction to Metabolic Energy  3 cr  

An introductory course dealing with the kinds of molecules encountered in biochemistry, and the concept of metabolic energy as a product of catabolism and a requirement for biosynthesis. Also offered as CHEM 2700. May not be held with the former MBIO 2360, MBIO 2361, MBIO 2730, the former MBIO 2770, the former CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, CHEM 2700, CHEM 2730, the former CHEM 2860, the former CHEM 2770.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [(CHEM 1110 and (one of CHEM 1120 or CHEM 1126)) or (the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311)] and [BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1031].

Equiv To: CHEM 2700

Mutually Exclusive: CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, CHEM 2730, CHEM 2770, CHEM 2860, MBIO 2360, MBIO 2361, MBIO 2730, MBIO 2770

Attributes: Science

MBIO 2710  Biochemistry 2: Catabolism, Synthesis, and Information Pathways  3 cr  

An introductory course dealing with the basic metabolic processes that occur in living cells, including the production and use of metabolic energy, the breakdown and synthesis of biomolecules; the synthesis of DNA, RNA and proteins; and the regulation of these processes. Also offered as CHEM 2710. May not be held with the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, MBIO 2750, the former MBIO 2780, the former CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, CHEM 2750, or the former CHEM 2780.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of MBIO 2700, the former MBIO 2360, MBIO 2361, CHEM 2700, the former CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, or the former CHEM 2860] and [one of CHEM 2100, the former CHEM 2210, or CHEM 2211].

Equiv To: CHEM 2710

Mutually Exclusive: CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, CHEM 2750, CHEM 2780, MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, MBIO 2750, MBIO 2780

Attributes: Science

MBIO 2730  Elements of Biochemistry 1  3 cr  

Basic concepts of biochemistry including the properties of biomolecules (amino acids and proteins, enzymes, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids) and aspects of energy production in cells. Primarily for students in Agricultural and Food Sciences and four-year Biological Sciences programs in Science. May not be used as part of an Honours, Major, or Minor program in Chemistry. May not be used as part of an Honours or Major program in Microbiology. This course is also given in Chemistry as CHEM 2730. May not be held with the former CHEM 2360, the former CHEM 2361, CHEM 2700, CHEM 2701, CHEM 2730, the former CHEM 2770, the former CHEM 2860, the former MBIO 2360, the former MBIO 2361, MBIO 2700, MBIO 2701, or the former MBIO 2770.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of CHEM 1110, CHEM 1111, CHEM 1130, the former CHEM 1310, the former CHEM 1311, or the former CHEM 1320] and [six credit hours of university level BIOL courses or (HEAL 1500 and HEAL 1502)].

Equiv To: CHEM 2730

Mutually Exclusive: CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, CHEM 2700, CHEM 2701, CHEM 2770, MBIO 2360, MBIO 2361, MBIO 2700, MBIO 2701, MBIO 2770

Attributes: Science

MBIO 2750  Elements of Biochemistry 2  3 cr  

The continuation of CHEM 2730/MBIO 2730, dealing with nitrogen and lipid metabolism, representative biosynthetic pathways, and synthesis and importance of DNA, RNA and proteins. Primarily for students in Agricultural and Food Sciences and four-year Biological Sciences programs in Science. May not be used as part of an Honours, Major, or Minor program in Chemistry. May not be used as part of an Honours or Major program in Microbiology. This course is also given in Chemistry as CHEM 2750. May not be held with the former CHEM 2370, the former CHEM 2371, CHEM 2710, CHEM 2711, CHEM 2750, the former CHEM 2780, the former MBIO 2370, the former MBIO 2371, MBIO 2710, MBIO 2711, or the former MBIO 2780.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: one of CHEM 2730, CHEM 2700, CHEM 2701, the former CHEM 2770, the former CHEM 2360, the former CHEM 2361, the former CHEM 2860, MBIO 2730, MBIO 2700, MBIO 2701, the former MBIO 2770, the former MBIO 2360, or the former MBIO 2361.

Equiv To: CHEM 2750

Mutually Exclusive: CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, CHEM 2710, CHEM 2711, CHEM 2780, CHEM 2860, MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, MBIO 2710, MBIO 2711, MBIO 2780

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3000  Applied Biological Safety  3 cr  

A comprehensive overview of applied biological safety in research and industrial environments and the disease-causing features of relevant infectious agents and considerations for their containment.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [MBIO 1010 or MBIO 1011] and [one of CHEM 1110, CHEM 1130, the former CHEM 1310, or CHEM 1311, or the former CHEM 1320]; or permission of instructor.

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3010  Mechanisms of Microbial Disease  3 cr  

A consideration of host-parasite relationships, an introduction to the immune response, microbial pathogenesis, viral diseases, clinical microbiology and public health, and an introduction to antimicrobial agents. May not be held with MBIO 3011.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: MBIO 2020 (MBIO 2021) or the former MBIO 2100 or former MBIO 2101.

Equiv To: MBIO 3011

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3032  Microbiology III: Physiology and Metabolism  3 cr  

The course will include an introduction to microbial growth and genomics approaches used for the analysis of microbial metabolism. Using these tools, the physiology of microbial cell walls, transport, and motility, as well as microbial metabolism as related to ATP production, respiration, fermentation and carbon fixation will be discussed. May not be held with the former MBIO 3030, or MBIO 3031.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [MBIO 2020 or MBIO 2021] and [one of MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371].

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 2100, MBIO 2101, MBIO 3030, MBIO 3031

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3282  Microbial Communities  3 cr  

This course will examine microbial communities, which will be discussed in terms of their composition, physiological adaptations and their effects on their abiotic and biological surroundings. Topics will include nutrient cycling, biodegradation and adaptation to extreme environments, and the applications arising from these microbial functions. Methods for quantitation of microbial biomass and biological activity will be discussed. May not be held with the former MBIO 2280 or the former MBIO 3280.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [MBIO 1010 or MBIO 1011] and [one of CHEM 1110, the former CHEM 1310, or CHEM 1311]. MBIO 2020, MBIO 2021, or MBIO 1410 are recommended prerequisites.

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 2280, MBIO 3280

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3410  Molecular Biology  3 cr  

A rigorous treatment of the foundations of modern day molecular biology as it pertains to molecular disease, gene and cell manipulation, and cellular controls. May not be held with MBIO 3411.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of MBIO 2700, CHEM 2700, MBIO 2730, CHEM 2730, the former MBIO 2360, MBIO 2361, the former CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, the former MBIO 2770, or the former CHEM 2770] and [one of MBIO 2020, MBIO 2021, BIOL 2520, BIOL 2521, BIOL 2500, BIOL 2501, or PLNT 2520].

Equiv To: MBIO 3411

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 1410

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3430  Molecular Evolution  3 cr  

An analysis starting with prebiotic evolution, progressing through the elaboration of macromolecules and examining their adaptation to their function as cellular components. Proteins, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids as structural, catalytic, and genetic elements in evolution of living systems.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of MBIO 2020, MBIO 2021, MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, MBIO 2750, the former MBIO 2780, CHEM 2750, the former CHEM 2780, BIOL 2500, BIOL 2501, PLNT 2520, BIOL 2520, or BIOL 2521.

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3450  Regulation of Biochemical Processes  3 cr  

Mechanisms of regulation of enzyme activity, including allostery, control of selected biosynthetic and degradative pathways and regulation of gene expression. May not be held with MBIO 3451.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [MBIO 2020 or MBIO 2021] and [one of MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371]; or consent of the department.

Equiv To: MBIO 3451

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3460  Membrane and Cellular Biochemistry  3 cr  

(Lab required) Isolation, fractionation, structure and function of cellular membranes and subcellular components. The central role of these elements in the biochemistry of cellular processes will be stressed. May not be held with MBIO 3461.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [(MBIO 2710 or CHEM 2710) and CHEM 2720] or [one of the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371].

Equiv To: MBIO 3461

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3472  Microbial Systematics  3 cr  

Characterization and classification of the major group of micro-organisms. Bases for divisions and the relatedness among organisms will be studied. May not be held with the former MBIO 3470.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of MBIO 3032, the former MBIO 3030, or MBIO 3031] and [one of MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371].

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 3470

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3600  Molecular Microbiology Techniques  3 cr  

A laboratory-based course, intended to teach the fundamental techniques required to work in a modern molecular microbiology laboratory. Students will develop a thorough understanding of the theory underpinning the techniques introduced in this course, laboratory skills in current molecular microbiology techniques, and application of techniques to investigate scientific questions, such as the identification of unknowns. Learning outcomes include development of technical skills, competency in following protocols, presentation of results and scientific writing. May not be held with the former MBIO 4600, MBIO 4601, or MBIO 4030 when titled Advanced Microbial Genetics Lab.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [MBIO 3410 or MBIO 3411]; and [(MBIO 2710 or CHEM 2710) and CHEM 2720] or [one of the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371].

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 4030, MBIO 4600, MBIO 4601

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3700  Experimental Microbiology Laboratory  3 cr  

This laboratory course will introduce students to the morphological and physiological study of microorganisms. Students will reinforce their basic laboratory skills while carrying out discovery-based experiments involving microscopy, antibiotic susceptibility testing, bacterial enumeration, physiology and identification. May not be held with the former MBIO 3030 or MBIO 3031.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: MBIO 3032; and [(MBIO 2700 or CHEM 2700) and CHEM 2720] or [one or the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371].

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 3030, MBIO 3031

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3980  Work Term 1  0 cr  

Work assignments in business, industry or government for students registered in the Microbiology Honours or Major Cooperative program. Requires submission of a written report covering the work completed during the four-month professional assignment. (Pass/Fail grade only).

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: MBIO 2370 (MBIO 2371) or CHEM 2370 (CHEM 2371).

Attributes: Science

MBIO 3990  Work Term 2  0 cr  

Work assignments in business, industry or government for students registered in the Microbiology Honours or Major Cooperative program. Requires submission of a written report covering the work completed during the four-month professional assignment. (Pass/Fail grade only).

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4020  Immunology  3 cr  

Topics will include antigens, antibodies, antigen-antibody reactions, immunogenetics, regulation of immune reactions, complement, hypersensitivities, autoimmunity, immunodeficiencies, transplantation and tumour immunology. May not be held with the former MBIO 4010, the former MBIO 4011, or MBIO 4021.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of MBIO 3010, MBIO 3011, MBIO 3410 (B), or MBIO 3411 (B).

Equiv To: MBIO 4021

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 4010, MBIO 4011

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4030  Special Topics in Microbiology  3 cr  

Microbiology is a very broad field that encompasses a wide range of specialized topics. In this course, students can pursue a specific topic in detail through lectures, assigned readings, seminars and research projects. The course is normally restricted to third and fourth year Honours and Major students. Topics to be covered by the course shall be decided by the instructor(s) in consultation with the student(s) and with the approval from the Department. Grades are based on written assignments and reports. Evaluation may also include oral presentation and poster presentation(s).

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: Consent of Department.

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 3600, MBIO 4700

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4032  Special Topics in Microbiology  3 cr  

(Lab required) Microbiology is a very broad field that encompasses a wide range of specialized topics. In this course, students can pursue a specific topic in detail through laboratory-based research projects and may include lectures, assigned readings, and presentation of seminars. The course is normally restricted to third and fourth year Honours and Major students in Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Genetics. Topics to be covered by the course shall be decided by the instructor(s) in consultation with the student(s) and with the approval from the Department.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4410  Virology  3 cr  

A comprehensive examination of fundamental properties of viruses, virus taxonomy, and the different ways in which viruses replicate. The ways viruses cause disease and experimental methods used in virology also will be examined. May not be held with MBIO 4411.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [MBIO 3010 or MBIO 3011] and [MBIO 3410 or MBIO 3411] and [one of MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371].

Equiv To: MBIO 4411

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4440  Systems Microbiology: from Genomes to Life  3 cr  

(Lab required) The purpose of this course is to use knowledge of the components of the bacterial cell to synthesize an understanding of the growth of microbes and their adaptation to their environments. The most recent research tools and systems biology approaches will be discussed. May not be held with the former MBIO 3440.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of MBIO 3700, the former MBIO 3030, or MBIO 3031] and [one of MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371].

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 3440

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4480  Microbes in our Environment  3 cr  

(Lab required) A course investigating the diversity of roles microbes play in our immediate environment, and how they affect it. Environments to be examined may include the human body, waste treatment facilities and extreme environments. Molecular tools to study the community structure and roles of individual organisms will also be discussed. May not be held with the former MBIO 3480 or the former MBIO 4320.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of MBIO 3700, the former MBIO 3030, or MBIO 3031] and [one of MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371].

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 3480, MBIO 4320

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4520  Industrial Bioprocesses  3 cr  

(Lab required) Bioprocesses for a range of commercially important healthcare and industrial products including antibiotics, vaccines, steroids, therapeutic recombinant proteins, monoclonal antibodies, and ethanol will be discussed. Other topics will include bioreactor design, metabolic engineering, applied genetic engineering and animal cell technology. This course may not be held for credit with the former MBIO 4510.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of MBIO 3700, the former MBIO 3030, or MBIO 3031] and [one of MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371].

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 4510

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4530  Project in Microbiology  6 cr  

(Lab Required) A research project chosen in consultation with the department head, and supervised by a staff member. A written report is normally required. The course is available only to final year Honours students in Microbiology, the Joint Microbiology-Chemistry programs, or the Genetics program. May not be held with CHEM 4710.

Mutually Exclusive: BTEC 4000, CHEM 4710, CHEM 4711

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4531  Projet de recherche en microbiologie  6 cr  

Projet de recherche choisi en consultation avec l’administrateur du cours ou un superviseur approprié de la Faculté. Un rapport écrit à mi-parcours et un rapport oral et écrit à la fin du projet sont exigés. Cours offert uniquement aux étudiantes et étudiants dans leur dernière année du programme de majeure conjointe en biochimie-microbiologie, d'un programme spécialisé en microbiologie, ou d'un programme en génétique. On ne peut se faire créditer MBIO 4531 et MBIO 4530, CHEM 4711 ou CHEM 4710.

Equiv To: MBIO 4530

Mutually Exclusive: BTEC 4000, CHEM 4710, CHEM 4711

Attributes: Université de Saint-Boniface, Science

MBIO 4540  Biological Energy Transduction  3 cr  

Biochemistry of biological processes involving interconversion of different forms of energy such as oxidative phosphorylation, membrane transport and contractile processes. May not be held with MBIO 4541.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371. MBIO 3032, the former MBIO 3030, or MBIO 3031 is recommended as a prerequisite to this course.

Equiv To: MBIO 4541

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4602  Molecular Genetics of Prokaryotes - Lectures  3 cr  

A detailed examination of genetic mechanisms of replication, expression, mutability, repair and transposition of DNA in bacteria and their viruses, and their applications in recombinant DNA technology. The contribution of these genetic mechanisms to virulence in bacterial pathogens will also be examined. May not be held with the former MBIO 4600 or MBIO 4601.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [MBIO 3410 or MBIO 3411] and [MBIO 2020 or MBIO 2021] and [one of MBIO 2700, the former MBIO 2360, MBIO 2361, MBIO 2730, the former MBIO 2770, CHEM 2700, the former CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, CHEM 2730, the former CHEM 2770].

Equiv To: MBIO 4603

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 4600, MBIO 4601

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4612  Molecular Genetics of Eukaryotes - Lectures  3 cr  

A comprehensive study dealing with replication and expression of DNA, genome structure, and the involvement of genes in diseases such as cancer. May not be held with the former MBIO 4610.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [MBIO 3410 or MBIO 3411] and [one of MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, or CHEM 2371]. BIOL 2500 or BIOL 2501 is recommended.

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 4610

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4672  Applied Molecular Biology  3 cr  

The overall objective of this course is to introduce and describe the current molecular techniques and their application to biological problems. These include, but are not limited to, basic gene cloning, mutagenesis and over-expression. May not be held with the former MBIO 4570, the former MBIO 4670, the former MBIO 4580, MBIO 4581.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [MBIO 3410 or MBIO 3411] and [one of MBIO 2710, MBIO 2711, the former MBIO 2370, the former MBIO 2371, CHEM 2710, CHEM 2711, the former CHEM 2370 or the former CHEM 2371].

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 4570, MBIO 4580, MBIO 4581, MBIO 4670

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4700  Computational Molecular Microbiology  3 cr  

The introduction to bioinformatics concepts achieved by applying computational tools to analyse sequence/molecular data relevant to Microbiology. The course will introduce existing bioinformatics tools that deal with biological databases, sequence alignment, gene and protein structure prediction, molecular phylogenetics, genomics and proteomlcs. May not be held with MBIO 4030 when the topic was Applied Bioinformatics Resources for Microbial Based Research.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a “B” or better in MBIO 3410 or MBIO 3411.

Mutually Exclusive: MBIO 4030

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4980  Work Term 3  0 cr  

Work assignments in business, industry or government for students registered in the Microbiology Honours or Major Cooperative program. Requires submission of a written report covering the work completed during the four-month professional assignment. (Pass/Fail grade only).

Attributes: Science

MBIO 4990  Work Term 4  0 cr  

Work assignments in business, industry or government for students registered in the Microbiology Honours or Major Cooperative program. Requires submission of a written report covering the work completed during the four-month professional assignment. (Pass/Fail grade only).

Attributes: Science