Graduate Catalog 2016-2017

BIOL 6130 Air & Water Microbiology

Prerequisite: BIOL 3180 or BIOL 4180. The main focus will be on evaluating water quality and indoor air quality from a microbial stand point. Train students on how to perform EPA approved methods for quantifying on the detection of bacteria and algae in aquatic systems. Current methods used in microbial sourse tracking including PCR, DNA hybridization, and qPCR will be covered.