by Vincent Racaniello, PhD, Sean Elliott, MD

Extend your horizon of understanding Microbiology

Professor of Microbiology and Virology Vincent Racaniello will clearly explain the most important terms and concepts to be learned for your USMLE exam. Clinical presentations that are key to your understanding of microbiology will be provided by Dr. Sean Elliott, to strengthen your theoretical knowledge about bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites.

Moreover, the educators will detail the methods for distinguishing between different microbes and reveal how their associated diseases emerge. Within a short period of time, you will excel at questions on these topics for your USMLE exam.

With this course, you will gain a general understanding and strong foundation of microorganisms, their diagnoses, and treatments. In addition to viewing our high-quality video lectures, you can access quiz questions and download study materials. Start learning today!

Course Details

  • Videos 221
  • Duration 19:58 h
  • Quiz questions 740
  • Articles 19


Your Educators of course Microbiology

 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.
 Sean Elliott, MD

Sean Elliott, MD

Dr. Sean Elliott earned his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1993, followed by a Pediatric Residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University School of Medicine, and a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine. Recruited in 1999 at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, he is now the Professor of Pediatrics and the Associate Chair for the Department of Pediatrics, serving as the Pediatrics Residency Program Director from 2011 to the end of 2017 and as the interim Associate Dean of Curriculum from 2017 through 2019.

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Lecturio is well designed and recommendable to the global student community
By HABIMANA H. on 13. January 2021 for Microbiology: Introduction

The content but also the Professor Vincent Racaniello, he is convincing , spacing and detailing what is needed to be captured.

By Cerys C. on 10. January 2021 for Campylobacter Jejuni

Really well explained. it was simple and concise but informative.

Prof. Racaniello is second to no one.
By Dr Julio Warner L. on 09. January 2021 for Viruses

Professor Racaniello masters the topic very well. He knows what he is talking about. I like his confidence. He is one of the most fluent professors I ever have

Great professor and quick, efficient review of fungi
By James H. on 31. December 2020 for Fungi

Excellent professor. I think this lecture in particular (fungi) is quick and just the essential facts.