Microbiology
Microbiology

Microbiology

by Vincent Racaniello, PhD, Sean Elliott, MD

Explore the microscopic beings that rule the world and treat the diseases they cause

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Microbes outnumber all other creatures on earth: While invisible to the human eye, bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and prions are essential for life and for medicine. This course will provide you with an overview of the most important terms and concepts in the vast field of microbiology. Tutor and award-winning virologist Prof. Vincent Racaniello will help you identify the different microbes and the diseases that they cause.

The topics covered in the course include:

  • Definition and types of microbes
  • Components of bacterial cells
  • Good and bad viruses
  • Reproduction and function of yeasts
  • Definition of prions
  • Bacterial diseases like staphylococcus and streptococcus
  • Fungal diseases and their treatments
  • Life cycles of parasites like malaria or worms
  • Detection and treatment of Mad Cow Disease and other prion diseases

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Course Details

  • Videos 246
  • Duration 19:16 h
  • Quiz questions 434
  • Articles 18

Content

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


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good pedagogy.
By Paul J. on 13. July 2019 for Microbiology: Introduction

A calm and organized lecture made in a way that is easy to recollect with the start and end saying what we are going to learn and what we have learned.

 
Incompleto
By Javier M. on 27. June 2019 for Streptococcus Pneumoniae

Faltan aspectos microbiologicos como factores de virulencia y patogenia, pruebas de laboratorio, y enfermedades que produce.

 
I fell in love with the bacteria.
By Paul J. on 24. June 2019 for Bacteria

The professor's way of teaching precisely saying his clear and neat approach to the lectures is what makes them great.

 
I love this
By lorena f. on 06. June 2019 for Fungi — Introduction to Microbiology

Thank you, this is helping me so much. I love these videos.