Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 707 - Activities of Microbes in Disease

15 Points

Semester 1


Antimicrobial resistance is a public health concern developing worldwide. The nature of antimicrobial agents will be explored by examining their discovery, development and mechanisms of action. Antimicrobial resistance will be studied to understand both mechanisms of resistance and the factors that drive resistance. Emphasis will be placed on recent advances in the discovery antimicrobials and the development of novel strategies for the control of infectious agents.

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