Chapter 1 - The Microbial World and You

Student Responsible Vocabulary

Lecture Outline
  1. Background
    1. Microbes
      1. pathogenic
      2. nonpathogenic
  2. Naming Microorganisms
    1. Nomenclature
      1. binomial
        1. genus
        2. species
        3. writing rules
  3. Classifying Microorganisms
    1. Classification system
    2. Types of microorganisms
      1. Prokaryotes
        1. bacteria
          1. peptidoglycan
        2. archaea
      2. Eukaryotes
        1. fungi
          1. mycelia
          2. hyphae
          1. chitin
        2. protozoa
        3. algae
          1. cellulose
        4. helminths
        5. Plants & Animals
    3. Viruses
  4. A Brief History of Microbiology
    1. Microscopy
      1. Hooke
        1. cells
      2. Van Leeuwenhoek
    2. Spontaneous Generation
      1. Redi
      2. Virchow
      3. Louis Pasteur
      4. John Tyndall & Ferdinand Cohn
        1. endospores
    3. Applications of Germ Theory
      1. Lister
      2. Pasteur
        1. pasteurization
      3. Koch
        1. Koch's Postulates
      4. Vaccination
        1. Edward Jenner
        2. Pasteur
    4. Golden Age of Microbiology
    5. Treatments
      1. Ehrlich
      2. Fleming
      3. Antibiotic
      4. Resistance
  5. Microbes and Human Welfare
    1. Recycling
    2. Sewage treatment
    3. Bioremediation
    4. Pest control
    5. Food
    6. Biotechnology
  6. Microbes and Human Disease
    1. Normal Microbiota
    2. Biofilms
    3. Infectious Disease
    4. Emerging infectious diseases