Fundamentals of Microbiology
Prokaryotic cell structure and function, Prokaryotic growth and nutrition. Prokaryotic genetics.
Virus and Eukaryotic microorganisms
Virus. Bacteria, fungi and parasites.
Airborne, Foodborne and waterborne bacterial diseases.
Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
Microorganisms in industry. Alcoholic beverages. Other important microbial products.
Chemistry of immunoglobulins, myeloma and hybridoma immunoglobulins. Immune system and its abnormalities. Allergy and inflammation. Complement system, peripheral leucocytes and macrophages.
Type I IgE-Mediated Hypersensitivity, other types of hypersensitivity, Autoimmune disorders, Immunodeficiency disorders.
This course is divided into two parts. Part one will give a basic knowledge of microbiology. Structure and functions of different microorganism like bacteria Fungai and viruses will be discussed. Second part is related to immune system and its different components. Immune cells and immune organs, compliment system as well as hypersensitivity are important topics.
Course Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course students will have knowledge of microbes their different types and their role in human health and diseases. Basic knowledge of Immunity, immune cells and organs will help them to understand how and where T cells B cells are originated and matured to perform their role in immune response.
ook Chapter for related course
Book Title : Text Book of Microbiology
Author : Dr. D.R .Arora
Edition : second
Publisher : CBS Publishers & Distributors
Book Title : Microbiology
Author : Lansing M. Prescott, John P. Harley & Donald A. Klein
Edition : 6th edition
Publisher : Mc Graw Hall Higher Education