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Pommerville’s Fundamentals of Microbiology has done it again, as the easy choice for introductory microbiology was just made easier. Now with a new modern and intuitive design, a deeper focus on career application, and exciting new features, the Eleventh Edition has raised the bar for introductory microbiology textbooks.
Fundamentals of Microbiology is a true learning solution. Jeff Pommerville invites you to discover microbiology as no other author can, with his relatable examples and smooth writing style. Features such as Investigating the Microbial World, MicroInquiry, and Chapter Challenges are student-friendly resources designed to teach concepts and encourage practical application. Instructors will be pleased to find the organizational framework of the text reflects the Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Microbiology as recommended by the American Society for Microbiology and also addresses the AAAS “Vision and Change” recommendations.
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- All the core principles of microbiology are here, including cell structure and function, metabolic pathways, information flow and genetics, microbial systems, and impact of microorganisms.
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- Includes the latest on Zika and Ebola viruses
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- Over 100 minutes of NEW Laboratory videos available
Fundamentals of Microbiology is the easy choice for introductory microbiology courses
Part 1 Foundations of Microbiology
Chapter 1 Microbiology: Then and Now
Chapter 2 The Chemical Building Blocks of Life
Chapter 3 Concepts and Tools for Studying Microorganisms
Chapter 4 Structure and Organization of Prokaryotic Cells
Chapter 5 Microbial Growth and Nutrition
Chapter 6 Microbial Metabolism
Part 2 The Genetics of Microorganisms
Chapter 7 Microbial Genetics
Chapter 8 Gene Transfer, Genetic Engineering, and Genomics
Part 3 The Control of Microorganisms
Chapter 9 Control of Microorganisms: Physical and Chemical Methods
Chapter 10 Antimicrobial Drugs and Superbugs
Part 4 Bacterial Diseases of Humans
Chapter 11 Airborne Bacterial Diseases
Chapter 12 Foodborne and Waterborne Bacterial Diseases
Chapter 13 Soilborne and Arthropodborne Bacterial Diseases
Chapter 14 Sexually Transmitted and Contact Transmitted Bacterial Diseases
Part 5 Viruses and Eukaryotic Microorganisms
Chapter 15 The Viruses and Virus-like Agents
Chapter 16 Viral Infection of the Respiratory Tract and Skin
Chapter 17 Viral Infections of the Blood, Lymphatic, Gastrointestinal, and Nervous Systems
Chapter 18 Eukaryotic Microorganisms: The Fungi
Chapter 19 Eukaryotic Microorganisms: The Parasites
Part 6 Interactions and Impact of Microorganisms with Humans
Chapter 20 The Host-Microbe Relationship and Epidemiology
Chapter 21 Resistance and the Immune System: Innate Immunity
Chapter 22 Resistance and the Immune System: Adaptive Immunity
Chapter 23 Immunity and Serology
Chapter 24 Immune Disorders and AIDS
Part 7 Environmental and Applied Microbiology
Chapter 25 Applied and Industrial Microbiology of Foods
Chapter 26 Environmental Microbiology
Appendix A Metric Measurement and Temperature Conversion Chart
Appendix B CDC Summary of Notifiable Diseases in the United States
Appendix C Pronouncing Organism Names
Appendix D Answers to End of Chapter Questions
Jeffrey Pommerville, PhD-Glendale Community College
Jeffrey Pommerville has a Ph.D. in Cell and Organismal Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. After serving as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Georgia, he was an assistant professor of biology at Texas A&M University. For the past 14 years, he has been Professor of Biology at Glendale Community College where he teaches introductory biology and microbiology. He has 20 years of research experience in cell biology and microbiology and has authored over 35 peer-reviewed papers in national and international research journals. For the past three years, he was the principal investigator for Systemic Reform In Science (SyRIS), a project funded by the National Science Foundation that was designed to improve student outcomes in science through changes in curriculum and pedagogy that align with national systemic reform initiatives. In 2003, he was awarded the Gustav Ohaus Award (College Division) for Innovations in Science Teaching from the National Science Teachers Association. Over the past three years, he has presented numerous seminars and workshops to colleges, universities, business, medical, and service organizations on understanding and responding to bioterrorism.
Dr. Pommerville is the revision author of Alcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology, Seventh Edition published in 2004 by Jones and Bartlett.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781284100976