microbiology microbiology  /ˌmaɪ kroʊ ˌbaɪ ˈɑ lə dʒi/


  • (n) the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans


  1. The exciting science of microbiology is one of the fastest advancing fronts of modern medicine.
  2. Voted Best Looking at her high school, she studied microbiology, then art, at the University of Texas, Austin.
  3. While he was a microbiology student at Tehran University he joined the National Movement of Former Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh.


  1. OSU baseball fans excited for World Series

    CORVALLIS, Ore. -- It hasn't happened in six years and now the Oregon State University baseball team is headed to the College World Series. The team heads to Omaha, Nebraska on Thursday. More Beavers coverage "It was so loud and everyone was freaking out. Facebook started blowing up, twitter. It was pretty cool," said Dana Dunning, a senior studying microbiology. Her friend, Sneha Aisola, also a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland

  2. Alchemists Gone Bad: What You Should Know About Biological Warfare

    Spears. Bows and arrows. Swords. Guns. Bombs. Drones. Microbes. The evolution of weapons and forms of warfare shadows our technological advancements, from the field of metallurgy to that of microbiology. Biological warfare has existed for thousands of years: cheap and easy, it is often referred to as the “poor man’s nuclear bomb.” Few supplies are needed and the worst things come in small ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Discover

  3. Grant to help Simi Valley High offer biotechnology, microbiology courses

    Simi Valley High School has been awarded a $54,500 grant from the California Department of Education to prepare students for careers in biotechnology and microbiology.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

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  1. "It's been really tough trying to get the infrastructure in, the right animals and right people, the right procedures," said Scheckter. "We now have a lab which does the biology in the soil, I have a doctor in microbiology, so we are looking...
    on May 16, 2007 By: Jody Scheckter Source: Reuters India

  2. "His team of local, national and international experts in the scientific fields of ecotoxicology, advanced water treatment, the environment and microbiology will provide a valuable service to people wanting to carefully consider all of the...
    on Dec 19, 2006 By: Peter Beattie Source: The Australian

  3. Dr. Vasudha Samyal, Head of the department of human genetics, Guru Nanak Dev University, said: "Our many research papers have been published in various international journals on diabetes, microbiology and eye disorders. those research papers are...
    on Oct 31, 2008 By: Guru Nanak Source: TopNews

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