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Fundamentals of Microbiology, Eleventh Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Jeffrey Pommerville, PhD, Glendale Community College
  • ISBN-13: 9781284100952
  • ISBN-10:1284100952
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     944 pages      © 2018
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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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Fundamentals of Microbiology Laboratory Videos provide the ultimate microbiology laboratory experience, with 110 minutes of instructor chosen, high-quality videos of actual students performing the most common lab skills, procedures, and techniques. Access to videos is provided with every print copy of Laboratory Fundamentals of Microbiology. Standalone access to the videos is also available.

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Features & Benefits

  • 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.
  • NEW stunning interior design with over 575 NEW and revised illustrations that unlock complex topics and biological processes
  • NEW clinical case studies throughout for application to nursing and health sciences
  • Includes the latest on Zika and Ebola viruses
  • NEW information on the human microbiome
  • Over 100 minutes of NEW Laboratory videos available

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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 (online only)
Chapter  26  Environmental Microbiology (online only)
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 is Professor of Biology and Microbiology at Glendale Community College (GCC) in Glendale, Arizona, where he teaches microbiology and introductory biology. He also has served as the Course Assessment Coordinator for the Biology Department at GCC. Before coming to GCC, he was on the biology faculty at Texas A&M University. Dr. Pommerville received his BS and PhD from the University of California-Santa Barbara. Since coming to GCC, Dr. Pommerville has served as principal investigator on several NSF grants, including Systemic Reform in Science (SyRIS) that developed a strategy to reform and integrate the introductory sciences. He is the author of more than 50 research and education research papers, and was the Perspectives Editor for the Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, a peer-reviewed journal published by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Dr. Pommerville has received numerous professional honors, including: the 2008 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award from ASM, the Golden Microscope Award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Ohaus Award for Innovations in Science Teaching from the National Science Teachers Association, and was one of the first recipients of a Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award from his home institution. He is a member of AAAS, NSTA, NABT, and, of course ASM. Dr. Pommerville is a past co-chair for the ASM’s Conference for Undergraduate Educators as well as a past chair of Division W of ASM.

Dr. Pommerville also is author of Fundamentals of Microbiology (Body Systems Edition), Third Edition (2016), Alcamo’s Microbes and Society, Fourth edition (2016), as well as Encounters in Microbiology, Vol. 1 and 2 (2009), and Guide to Infectious Diseases by Body System, Second Edition (2012). All are published by Jones & Bartlett Learning.

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ISBN-13: 9781284100952

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Transition Guide
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