Oct 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 350 - Environmental and Applied Microbiology

This course will emphasize the various roles microorganisms play in the biotic world and their present and potential uses in industry. Topics include biogeochemical cycling, biological treatment of sewage and environmental contaminants, biological control, solid and liquid state fermentations, and applications of extremophiles in biotechnology. In the lab, students will propose and implement a small scientific study designed to demonstrate the versatility and importance of microorganisms in applied technologies.

Prerequisites & Notes
BIO 201  or BIO 206  

Credits: 4

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