Microbiology: Introduction
Microbiology: Introduction

Microbiology: Introduction

by Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Gain a basic understanding of microbiology!

This course offers you an essential overview of microbes and the diseases they cause. Students with or without a professional background in medicine will receive an introduction to the medical application of microbiology. Tutor and award-winning virologist Prof. Vincent Racaniello comprehensively discusses the structure and behavior of bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and prions—the small creatures which outnumber all other living beings on earth.

Upon completion of this basic course you will…

• …be able to define microbes and differentiate between them
• …understand the components of bacterial cells
• …distinguish between good and bad viruses
• …comprehend the reproduction and function of yeasts
• …define prions and the diseases they cause

You will be professionally introduced to the basic concepts in microbiology, and be able to understand expert discussions about it. 

Course Details

  • Videos 45
  • Duration 2:53 h
  • Quiz questions 110
  • Articles 3

Content

Your Educators of course Microbiology: Introduction

 Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Vincent Racaniello is a Higgins Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University in New York. As an internationally renowned virologist, he has published many influential papers in the field, and co-authored the well-known textbook Principles of Animal Virology. He has received several awards, including the Irma T. Hirschl, Searle Scholars, Eli Lilly, and NIH Merit. Professor Racaniello firmly believes in the power of the internet as a scientific tool, and works on several platforms to share his vast knowledge in virology.

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Crystal Clear
By Jeongsoo L. on 29. July 2021 for Bacteria and Bacterial Structure – Bacteria

It reminded me of most important concepts of the microbiology.

 
Highly recommended
By ??? О. on 20. February 2021 for Sporadic CJD – Prions

Thank you, dear professor for amazingly informative and interesting lectures

 
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By Paula S. on 26. January 2021 for Why do we Care About Microbes? – Introduction to Microbiology

Great teacher. Well explained. Learning outcomes well defined and all comprehended.

 
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By Joanne S. on 17. January 2021 for Microbiology: Introduction

Enjoyed the format for this and other Lecturio classes. Graphics are concise. Instructor is very good at explaining concepts