MMI Med - Medical Microbiology

Courses in MMI:
MMI 098Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable—1-5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Group Study in Medical Microbiology and Immunology; primarily for lower division students. Directed reading and discussion on selected topics. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
MMI 099Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable—1-5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Restricted to lower division standing. Special study for lower division students. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
MMI 130Medical Mycology (2) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. A course in pathogenic microbiology. Various aspects of pathogenic fungi, particularly affecting humans, will be discussed including epidemiology, pathogenesis and pathology, diagnosis and therapy. (Same course as MMI 430.) (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
MMI 188Human Immunology (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level introductory Biology course. Human immune system and mechanisms of immunity. Basic components and function of immune system. Molecular basis of immune response; basic cellular and molecular mechanisms. Interactions between cells of immune system producing immune responses; regulating molecules. (Letter.) Effective: 2004 Spring Quarter.
MMI 192Internship in Medical Microbiology (1-12) Active
Internship—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing; approval of project prior to period of internship. Supervised work experience in medical microbiology and related fields. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
MMI 194HSenior Honors Project in Medical Microbiology and Immunology (5) Active
Independent Study—15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): MMI 199; and Consent of Instructor. Project in research related to immunology of medically important viruses. Development of a hypothesis-driven project, performance of experimental protocols and preparation of graphical representation of original data. Requires oral and written presentation of research results. May be repeated up to 3 Time(s) with consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2004 Spring Quarter.
MMI 198Group Study in Medical Microbiology (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Upper division standing. Directed reading and discussion and/or laboratory investigation on selected topics. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
MMI 199Research in Medical Microbiology (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Upper division standing. Individual research. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
MMI 200DMechanisms for Microbial Interactions with Hosts (3) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): MIB 200A; or Consent of Instructor. Study of mechanisms involved in microbial interactions within a host environment. The following principles are basic to understanding these interactions: host recognition, invasion, competition and growth, and host defense. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
MMI 210ACritical Analysis of Contemporary Research on Animal Models of Human Infectious Disease (1) Active
Lecture/Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Students funded by the Animal Models of Infectious Diseases Training Grant. Limited enrollment. Topics will include diverse vertebrate and invertebrate models of human infectious diseases. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
MMI 210BComparative Analysis of Animal Models of Human Infectious Diseases (1) Active
Lecture/Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Students funded by the Animal Models of Infectious Diseases Training Grant; others by consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Compares the major vertebrate and invertebrate animal models that are used most commonly to study human infectious disease, including mouse, non-human primate, Caenorhabditis elegans, and drosophila. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2014 Winter Quarter.
MMI 215Medical Parasitology (3) Active
Lecture—1.5 hour(s); Discussion—1.5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate student with consent of instructor. Epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnostic methods and current literature discussion of protozoa, helminths and arthropods of medical importance. (Letter.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
MMI 280The Endogenous Microbiota in Health and Disease (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Recent insights into the microbial communities inhabiting mucosal surfaces, and will discuss how the composition of these communities contributes to normal development, metabolism, education of the immune system, and disease susceptibility. (Letter.) Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
MMI 291Seminar in Microbiology and Immunology (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Restricted to students with upper division or graduate standing. Research seminars on current topics in microbiology and immunology. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2007 Spring Quarter.
MMI 298Group Study in Medical Microbiology and Immunology (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Open to graduate students. Directed reading and discussion and/or laboratory investigation on selected topics. Sections 1, 2, 4, 5 are S/U grading only. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
MMI 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Open to graduate students. Laboratory investigation contributing to the dissertation for a graduate degree. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
MMI 410Physician Scientist Molecular Medicine Journal Club (1) Active
Lecture/Discussion—1 hour(s). Weekly seminars by students on research articles in current literature. Topics/articles to be selected by instructors to include a broad range of frontiers in biomedical literature. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 2004 Fall Quarter.
MMI 430Medical Mycology (2) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. A course in pathogenic microbiology. Various aspects of pathogenic fungi, particularly affecting humans, will be discussed including epidemiology, pathogenesis and pathology, diagnosis and therapy. (Same course as MMI 130.) (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
MMI 480AMedical Immunology (2.5) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion/Laboratory—0.5 hour(s). Restricted to Medical students only. Helping to understand the immune system, the nomenclature and functional significance of the tissues, cells, proteins and genes of the immune system, as well as the normal regulatory mechanisms and pathologic outcomes related to the immune response. (P/F grading only.) Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
MMI 480BMedical Microbiology (5.5) Active
Lecture—2.7 hour(s); Discussion/Laboratory—1 hour(s). Restricted to Medical students only. Discussion of the diseases caused by infectious agents includes their pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment epidemiology and prevention. Covers the general properties of and diagnostic techniques for bacteria, fungi and viruses. (P/F grading only.) Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
MMI 497TTutoring in Medical Microbiology (1-5) Active
Tutorial—3-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Appropriate preparation in subject matter. Assist instructor by tutoring medical students in one of the departmental courses that is a component of the required curriculum of the School of Medicine. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
MMI 498Group Study in Medical Microbiology and Immunology (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Medical students with consent of instructor. Directed reading and discussion and/or laboratory investigation on selected topics. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
MMI 499Research (1-12) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Medical students with consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.) Effective: 2008 Winter Quarter.