Course format: Lecture: 3:30P-4:40P, MTWR, CH 001. Requirements: Biol L211 and two semesters of college chemistry, Biol M255 concurrently or permission of instructor. Course description: An introduction to the biology of microorganisms with a special emphasis on human diseases. Required text: "Introduction to Microbiology", by Ingraham & Ingraham, third edition. Weekly Assignments: TBA. Exams/papers: Weekly quizzes and a final exam.