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Microbiology & Cell Science

Microbiology & Cell Science

MCB 6355 Microbial/Host Defense


Principles of host defense to microbial invasion in a context of cellular biology involving both plants and animals.

Course Goals

  • To develop the concepts and understand the principles of bacterial virulence, host defense to microbial invasion and host-bacteria interactions
  • To develop the concepts and skills required to understand and critically evaluate research that addresses molecular and cellular biology events involved in host defense to microbial pathogens and virulence mechanism of bacterial pathogens

Library Access

Distance Education and UF Online Students enjoy the same library privileges as on-campus students.

At A Glance

  • $535.00 per credit hour plus fees
Application Procedure
  1. Complete the Application Intent form
  2. Complete the Graduate Application
  3. Send your Transcripts