General Mycology

PLP 527
3 Units
M. Orbach
An exploration of the diversity of fungi and fungus like organisms covering general biology and roles as pathogens (of humans and plants), saprobes and symbionts. Fungi as models for eukaryotic molecular research and their uses in industry will be covered. Graduate-level requirements include a term paper 10 pages in length to allow a more in depth exploration of a topic in fungal biology. Also required is a 30 minute oral presentation on a topic of choice for 100 points of grade.