Oct 17th 2016

Bacteria and Chronic Infections (Coursera)

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This course will give you an introduction to bacteria and chronic infections. Leading experts in the field will make you familiar with the fundamental concepts of microbiology and bacteriology such as single cell bacteria, biofilm formation, and acute and chronic infections.


Week 1: Introduction to Bacteria and Infections

Week 2: Properties of Biofilms and Chronic Infections

Week 3: Bacteria and biofilms as natural inhabitants of our body

Week 4: Bacteria and biofilms in chronic infections

Week 5: Diagnosis and treatment of chronic infections

Week 6: The evolutionary perspectives of biofilms