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Microbiology An Evolving Science

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ISBN-10: 0393419967

ISBN-13: 9780393419962

Edition: 5th

Authors: Joan L. Slonczewski, John W. Foster, Erik R. Zinser

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Striking a perfect balance, the Fifth Edition helps instructors convey exciting research in this rapidly evolving field while also motivating students to learn the fundamentals amid an overwhelming amount of information. Engaging examples, abundant eye-catching figures, updated genetics and genomics content by new coauthor Erik Zinser, an updated Smartwork5 course, and new active learning resources provide flexible options for high-quality assessment in and outside of class.
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Book details

Edition: 5th
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/28/2020
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 1408
Size: 9.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.864
Language: English

Joan L. Slonczewski is a professor of biology at Kenyon College, where she teaches microbiology every year. She received her Ph.D. in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University and did her postdoctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania. She has earned a silver medal in the National Professor of the Year program of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. She has published numerous research articles with undergraduate authors on pH regulation, as well as publishing numerous science-fiction novels. One of these novels, A Door into the Ocean, earned the John W. Campbell Memorial Award.

Erik R. Zinser received his AB from Kenyon College, where he worked in the lab of coauthor Joan Slonczewski. He received his PhD in microbiology from Harvard Medical School for his research with Roberto Kolter on the evolution in Escherichia coli during prolonged starvation. He performed his postdoctoral research at MIT with Penny Chisholm on the ecology of the marine cyanobacterium, Prochlorococcus. He currently teaches in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He and his students study phytoplankton and associated bacteria from marine and freshwater environments. Laboratory and field studies by his group led to the development of the Black Queen…