Teaching

 
Dr. Matin offers one course, and participates in teaching other departmental courses.

MI 185: TOPICS IN MICROBIOLOGY

The course is being offered this winter quarter (2009)

The first half of this course consists of lectures by the instructor and guest lecturers. Each lecture provides foundation material, and then proceeds to an in-depth focus on a particularly relevant aspect of the following topics:

Principles of nutrition and growth; Electron transport and energy generation; Molecular phylogeny; Regulation of gene expression; Virulence mechanisms; Virulence and resistance in space; Antibiotic and multi-drug resistance; biofilms

 

The second half of the course involves student presentations. See [PDF] for further information on the course and guidelines for student presentations.