Microorganism Genetics (Ph.D)

  1. Introduction
  2. Overview of bacterial cell structure and genetics
  3. Bacterial genome with emphasis on the minimal bacterial genome
  4. Making a synthetic bacteria
  5. Bacterial cell cycle and chromosome segregation
  6. Small RNAs in bacteria
  7. Riboswitches
  8. Sporulation and cell differentiation
  9. Quorum sensing
  10. Student presentations (5 lectures)