Academic Catalog

BIOL743 FRESHWATER BACTERIOLOGY

Course Code: 2380743
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYE GL GZEN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

General diversity of bacteria within freshwater environment. Use of taxonomic, biochemical, and molecular methods for the characterization of freshwater bacteria. Genetic interactions between freshwater bacterial populations. Diversity of metabolic activities, productivity, community structures and interactions with phytoplanktons.