This course provides students foundational knowledge in the cell and molecular biology breakthroughs and approaches at the heart of microbiology and immunology research. Students will gain a deep understanding of host and infectious agent molecular processes as well as methods of analysis of these mechanisms, including genomics, proteomics and transcriptomics
Brian Geiss is an Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology at Colorado State University. He received his PhD from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 2002. His research interests lie in developing translational technologies toward infectious diseases, including development of antivirals, vaccines, and novel pathogen diagnostics. Dr. Geiss has been teaching since at CSU since 2006, and has taught MIP 613 as a lecture course since 2013. Dr. Geiss is an advocate for development of critical scientific thinking skills, and creative application of scientific principles and effective communication of practical applications are strongly encouraged in his courses.