BIOM 476 Marine Microbiology

This course provides a survey of methods and concepts of marine microbiology. Attention will be given to technical aspects of sample collection, microbial ecology of the marine environment, enrichment culturing, methods of enumeration and identification, with emphasis on marine bacteria. This course is periodically offered during summer sessions at the Marine Science field station at Wallops Island, Va. Since this course also is offered for graduate credit, a differentiation of requirements will be made.


3 credits


Any two courses in biology with the exception of laboratory courses only.




140-UG Level 4 Advanced