Professional Program (M.D./D.D.S.)
MICB 801: Medical Microbiology for Medical Students
Medical students are taught basic microbiological techniques in microscopy, aseptic handling and transfer of bacteria, staining, isolation of bacteria, and identification of pathogenic bacteria, fungi, and protozoa and parasitic helminths.
MICB 702: Medical Microbiology for Dental Students
Dental students are taught basic microbiological techniques in microscopy, aseptic handling and transfer of bacteria, staining, isolation & quantitation of bacteria, evaluation of efficacy of mouthwashes, antiseptics and disinfectants, and with emphasis on identification of oral bacteria, fungi, and protozoa and parasitic helminths.Summer Courses
MICB 801S: Immunity, Infection and Disease
This online 9 hour credit course is designed for medical students who need to remediate or refresh current concepts in Medical Microbiology and Immunology. It may also be taken by graduate level students in the health professions or biomedical sciences. Students will attend a virtual classroom by viewing online recorded lectures and will interact with faculty and classmates through an online discussion forum. Progress in this course is evaluated by online examinations and performance on the NBME Subject Examination in Microbiology and Immunology.
Qualifications and Prerequisites:
Prior to registration, students must apply for admission to West Virginia University as a non-degree graduate student in the School of Medicine. This should be done as soon as possible to avoid late fees. This process can take two or more weeks. Students are responsible for the $60.00 West Virginia University admissions fee.
Application Deadline and Fees:
For more information and application material, please contact the course coordinator, Brooke Phillips, email@example.com.
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology
PO Box 9177, Health Sciences Center North
Morgantown, WV 26506-9177
Work: (304) 293-2649