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Microbiology : Principles and Explorations

Microbiology : Principles and Explorations - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0471387299

Cover of Microbiology : Principles and Explorations 5TH 02 (ISBN 978-0471387299)
ISBN13: 978-0471387299
ISBN10: 0471387290
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 02
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No

List price: $136.00

Microbiology : Principles and Explorations - 5TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471387299

Jacquelyn G. Black

ISBN13: 978-0471387299
ISBN10: 0471387290
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 02
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

Text is known for its extensive use of applications throughout the text and in the narrative of every chapter that help students comprehend the key principles. Examples include "pimples that can lead to septicemia if squeezed" and "Involuntary drunkenness caused by yeast fermenting in stomach food". Informal, student-centered writing style serves more as a narrative for students exploring microbiology than as a textbook that reads as a list of facts. Accurate and informative art program. The text includes artwork produced by award winning medical illustrators and photographs that have been personally researched and identified by the author. Authoritative author. This title is written by a microbiologist, who teaches microbiology on a consistent basis. Pedagogical aids that help foster a students understanding of the subject matter and its applications.

Author Bio

Black, Jacquelyn :

Jacquelyn Black received her B.A., and M.S. from the University of Chicago and her Ph.D. from Catholic University of America. She has been teaching microbiology to undergraduates since 1970. She is a member of the American Society for Microbiology, and she has received grants for conducting teacher-training programs.

In May of 2000, the Washington Academy of Sciences gave Jackie the Leo Schubert Award for Excellence in Teaching of Science in College. This award is given for exceptional teaching and writing in the field of microbiology, with particular emphasis on the teaching of undergraduate students.

In addition to her extensive teaching experience, Dr. Black has engaged in fieldwork and studies throughout the globe. Her travels have taken her from the interior of Iceland to Belgium, Germany, Lappland, China, South America, Portugal, and to the barrier reef of Belize.