KEY MESSAGE: Designed for pre-nursing and allied health readers, Microbiology with Diseases by Body System, 2/e retains the hallmark art program and clear writing style that have made Robert Bauman’s book a success. Filled with intriguing content based on cutting-edge research that engages readers, the Second Edition features increased clinical coverage as well as a strong focus on the beneficial effects of microbes. Media Manager 2.1 provides instructors with the most robust media program available in the microbiology market for dynamic classroom presentations. In addition to all of the art, photos, and tables from the book in JPEG or PowerPoint® format and customizable PowerPoint lecture outlines, Media Manager 2.1 also includes 115 brief animations that depict complex microbial processes. These animations also appear on The Microbiology Place Website, with quizzes, for readers. KEY TOPICS: A Brief History of Microbiology, The Chemistry of Microbiology, Cell Structure and Function, Microscopy, Staining, and Classification, Microbial Metabolism, Microbial Nutrition and Growth, Microbial Genetics, Recombinant DNA Technology, Controlling Microbial Growth in the Environment, Controlling Microbial Growth in the Body: Antimicrobial Drugs, Characterizing and Classifying Prokaryotes, Characterizing and Classifying Eukaryotes, Characterizing and Classifying Viruses, Viroids, and Prions, Infection, Infectious Diseases, and Epidemiology, Innate Immunity, Adaptive Immunity, Immunization and Immune Testing, AIDS and Other Immune Disorders, Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Wounds, Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System and Eyes, Microbial Cardiovascular and Systemic Diseases, Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System, Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System, Microbial Diseases of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems, Applied and Environmental Microbiology. MARKET: For all readers interested in microbiology.
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Robert W. Bauman, Jr. holds a Ph.D. in Biology from Stanford University, an M.A. in Botany from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.A. in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a professor of biology and former chairman of the Department of Biological Sciences at Amarillo College in Amarillo, Texas. He has been teaching microbiology and human anatomy and physiology since 1988. In 2004, the students of Amarillo College selected Dr. Bauman as the recipient of the John. F. Mead Faculty Excellence Award.
His research interests have included the morphology and ecology of freshwater algae, the cell biology of marine algae (particularly the deposition of cell walls and intercellular communication), and environmentally triggered chromogenesis in butterflies. His dissertation research at Stanford was on intercellular and cell growth in red algae at the Hopkins Marine Station.
Robert Bauman is the author of another microbiology textbook at Benjamin Cummings, Microbiology with Diseases by Taxonomy, 2/e (copyright 2007). Before becoming a Benjamin Cummings author, he also co-authored an anatomy and physiology laboratory manual (Whittier Publications), a microbiology laboratory manual (B&C Publishing), and an anatomy and physiology study guide (Harcourt Brace). He is an active member of the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) and Texas Community College Teacher’s Association (TCCTA).
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