Microbiology and Immunology (MIM)


MIM 322. Microbiology for Dental Students. 4 hours.

Characteristics, transmission, pathogenesis of, and immune response to microorganisms causing human oral and systemic disease. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Laboratory and one Lecture.

MIM 399. Undergraduate Laboratory Research. 1-4 hours.

Laboratory research for advanced undergraduates. Course Information: Live bacteria, viruses and/or animals used in instruction. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Application of credit toward the degree is contingent upon the approval of the student's college and/or department. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above and consent of the instructor.

MIM 425. Fundamentals of Immunology and Microbiology. 3 hours.

Mechanisms of host defense; antigens, immunoglobulins and their reactions; antibody synthesis, regulation and the cellular immune response; bacterial and viral structure and function; mechanisms of pathogenesis. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor or registration in the College of Medicine.

MIM 426. Microorganisms as Agents of Human Disease. 3 hours.

Fundamental aspects of bacterial, fungal and viral pathogenesis, therapy, control and prevention of infectious diseases. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

MIM 455. Microbiology Laboratory Rotation. 3 hours.

Course in basic and applied methods essential for the study of nucleic acids, immunoglobulins, gene transfer, cell fusion, virological and immunological methods. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.