Foundations in Microbiology: Basic Principles

3.67 avg rating
( 9 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780077731052: Foundations in Microbiology: Basic Principles

NOTE: The book contains chapters 1-17

Talaro/Chess: Foundations in Microbiology is an allied health microbiology text for non-science majors with a taxonomic approach to the disease chapters. It offers an engaging and accessible writing style through the use of tools such as case studies and analogies to thoroughly explain difficult microbiology concepts. The newest of these features includes the Secret World of Microbes and Quick Search. We are so excited to offer a robust learning program with student-focused learning activities, allowing the student to manage their learning while you easily manage their assessment. Revised art and updated photos help concepts stand out. Detailed reports show how your assignments measure various learning objectives from the book (or input your own!), levels of Bloom's Taxonomy or other categories, and how your students are doing. The Talaro Learning program will save you time while improving your students success in this course.

Users who purchase Connect Plus receive access to the full online ebook version of the textbook, including SmartBook!

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1. The Main Themes of Microbiology

2. The Chemistry of Biology

3. Tools of the Laboratory: Methods of Studying Microorganisms

4. A Survey of Prokaryotic Cells and Microorganisms

5. A Survey of Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms

6. An Introduction to Viruses

7. Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth

8. An Introduction to Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life

9. Microbial Genetics

10. Genetic Engineering: A Revolution in Molecular Biology

11. Physical and Chemical Agents for Microbial Control

12. Drugs, Microbes, Host--The Elements of Chemotherapy

13. Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection, Disease, and Epidemiology

14. An Introduction to Host Defenses and Innate Immunities

15. Adaptive, Specific Immunity and Immunization

16. Disorders in Immunity

17. Procedures for Identifying Pathogens and Diagnosing Infections

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Barry Chess has been teaching microbiology at Pasadena City College for over 15 years. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from California State University, Los Angeles, and did several years of postgraduate work at the University of California, Irvine, where his research focused on the expression of eukaryotic genes involved in the development of muscle and bone. At Pasadena City College, Barry developed a new course in human genetics and helped to institute a biotechnology program. He regularly teaches courses in microbiology, general biology, and genetics, and works with students completing independent research projects in biology and microbiology. Over the past several years, Barry’s interests have begun to focus on innovative methods of teaching that lead to greater student understanding. He has written cases for the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science and presented talks at national meetings on the use of case studies in the classroom. In 2009, his laboratory manual, Laboratory Applications in Microbiology: A Case Study Approach, was published. He is thrilled and feels very fortunate to be collaborating with Kathy Talaro, with whom he has worked in the classroom for more than a decade, on this ninth edition. Barry is a member of the American Society for Microbiology and regularly attends meetings in his fields of interest, both to keep current of changes in the discipline and to exchange teaching and learning strategies with others in the field.

Kathleen Park Talaro is a microbiologist, educator, author, and artist. She has been nurturing her love of microbiology since her youth growing up on an Idaho farm where she was first fascinated by tiny creatures she could just barely see swimming in a pond. This interest in the microbial world led to a biology major at Idaho State University, where she worked as a teaching assistant and scientific illustrator for one of her professors. This was the beginning of an avocation that she continues today―that of lending her artistic hand to interpretation of scientific concepts. She continued her education at Arizona State University, Occidental College, California Institute of Technology, and California State University. She has taught microbiology and major’s biology courses at Pasadena City College for 30 years, during which time she developed new curricula and refined laboratory experiments. She has been an author of, and contributor to, several publications of the William C. Brown Company and McGraw-Hill Publishers since the early 1980s, first illustrating and writing for laboratory manuals and later developing this textbook. She has also served as a coauthor with Kelly Cowan on the first two editions of Microbiology: A Systems Approach. Kathy continues to make microbiology a major focus of her life and is passionate about conveying the significance and practical knowledge of the subject to students, colleagues, family, friends, and practically anyone who shows interest. In addition to her writing and illustration, she keeps current attending conferences and participating in the American Society for Microbiology and its undergraduate educational programs. She is gratified by the many supportive notes and letters she has received over the years from devotees of microbiology and users of her book. She lives in Altadena, California, with husband Dave Bedrosian, and son David. Whenever she can, she visits her family in Idaho. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, reading true crime books, music, crossword puzzles, and playing with her rescued kitties.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

International Edition
International Edition

1.

Kathleen Park Talaro
ISBN 10: 0077731050 ISBN 13: 9780077731052
New Quantity Available: 2
International Edition
Seller:
firstbookstore
(New Delhi, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Brand New Paperback International Edition, Perfect Condition. Printed in English. Excellent Quality, Service and customer satisfaction guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # AIND-39437

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 54.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

2.

Kathleen Park Talaro
ISBN 10: 0077731050 ISBN 13: 9780077731052
New Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
Bookshub
(Karol Bagh, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. New. International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Perfect condition. Customer satisfaction our priority. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-FEB-80311

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 55.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

3.

Kathleen Park Talaro
ISBN 10: 0077731050 ISBN 13: 9780077731052
New Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
EBOOKSTORE2010
(New Delhi, ND, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New. SoftCover International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Customer Satisfaction guaranteed!!. Bookseller Inventory # SHUB80311

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 55.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

4.

Kathleen Park Talaro
ISBN 10: 0077731050 ISBN 13: 9780077731052
New Softcover Quantity Available: 2
International Edition
Seller:
Romtrade Corp.
(STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Brand New Paperback International Edition.We Ship to PO BOX Address also. EXPEDITED shipping option also available for faster delivery. Bookseller Inventory # AUSBNEW-39437

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 58.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

5.

Kathleen Park Talaro
ISBN 10: 0077731050 ISBN 13: 9780077731052
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
Basi6 International
(Irving, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New, SoftCover International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Excellent Customer Service. Bookseller Inventory # ABEUSA-80311

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 58.38
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

6.

Kathleen Park Talaro and Barry Chess
ISBN 10: 0077731050 ISBN 13: 9780077731052
New Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
Aree Buttan
(Bangkok, -, Thailand)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. This is INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Brand New, 9 edition, , color Printing, Softcover International Edition., High-Quality paper, Printed in English. Ships from multiple locations to WORLDWIDE customer. We CANNOT ship to APO/FPO/PO BOX address.3-5 BUSINESS DAYS EXPRESS SHIPPING VIA UPS / FEDEX/ DHL FOR USA, CANADA, EUROPE,ASIA AND AUSTRALIA CUSTOMER. The international edition will has different ISBN and Cover design from US edition. Occasionally, international textbooks may come with different exercises at the end of chapters. Restricted sales disclaimer wordings //Not for Sales in USA and Canada// are printed on the cover of the book. It is legally to use the international edition in North America. Bookseller Inventory # 105562

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 43.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 19.00
From Thailand to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

7.

Kathleen Park Talaro and Barry Chess
ISBN 10: 0077731050 ISBN 13: 9780077731052
New Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
store5559
(Park Ridge, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Brand New, 9 edition, , color Printing, Softcover International Edition., GET IT FAST within 2-5 business days by UPS/DHL worldwide express with Tracking Number. Book is printed in English. NO PO Box, APO, FPO address. This is international edition. The international edition will has different ISBN and Cover design from US edition. Occasionally, international textbooks may come with different exercises at the end of chapters. Restricted sales disclaimer wordings //Not for Sales in USA and Canada// are printed on the cover of the book. It is legally to use the international edition in North America. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. Bookseller Inventory # 5562

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 53.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

8.

Talaro, Kathleen Park
Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0077731050 ISBN 13: 9780077731052
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
Campustexxts
(Vicksburg, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education. Paperback. Book Condition: New. International Edition. Very fast shipping. Receive your book in 2-7 business days if you checkout with expedited shipping. We take pride in our customer service, please contact us if you have any questions regarding the listing. Bookseller Inventory # in-us-9780077731052

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 60.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

9.

Talaro, Kathleen Park; Chess, Barry
Published by McGraw-Hill Education (2014)
ISBN 10: 0077731050 ISBN 13: 9780077731052
New Softcover Quantity Available: 2
International Edition
Seller:
Wal-Store
(Frisco, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Softcover. Book Condition: New. ***International Edition***Soft cover/Paperback*** Textbook printed in English. ***Brand New***. Most international edition has different ISBN and Cover design. Some book may show sales disclaimer such as "Not for Sale or Restricted in US" on the cover page but it is absolutely legal to use. All textbook arrives within 5-7business days. Please provides valid phone number with your order for easy delivery. Bookseller Inventory # d9780077731052

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 65.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

10.

Kathleen Park Talaro; Barry Chess Instructor
ISBN 10: 0077731050 ISBN 13: 9780077731052
New Softcover/Paperback Quantity Available: 7
International Edition
Seller:
Bookdee Co., Ltd.
(NONTHABURI, Thailand)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Softcover/Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. BRAND NEW *** INTERNATIONAL EDITION ****The main content in chapter has same content as US edition. BOOK ONLY.Main chapter has the same content as US ed Except for ISBN & Cover different from the website. Some International Edition have different questions, cases & exercises at end chapters. Book only DO NOT include supplementary materials. Book ship via EXPRESS SERVICE , normally takes 3-5 business days. CANNOT SHIP to PR, P.O. Box, APO, FPO addresses. It is absolutely legal to use IE book in the USA. Please contact us before you purchase if you have any question about international edition textbooks. Bookseller Inventory # I9780077731052

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 97.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.00
From Thailand to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book