- See the Technology Requirements section of the undergraduate catalog for the minimum hardware and software requirements.
- Microsoft Office 365 is available to APUS students for free. To sign up, visit http://products.office.com/en-us/student. If you have questions about accessing the software, please contact Classroom support at email@example.com.
Additional (Optional) Resources
Juneja, V., & Sofos, J. (2009). Pathogens and Toxins in Foods: Challenges and Interventions. NY:ASM Press. Pathogens and Toxins in Foods: Challenges and Interventions offers a farm-to-table approach to food safety that enables readers to control microbial pathogens and toxic agents at all stages of the food supply chain.
Norkin, L. (2009). Virology: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis. NY: ASM Press. Virology: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis enables readers to develop a deep understanding of fundamental virology by emphasizing principles and discussing viruses in the context of virus families.
Krasner, R.(2009). Microbial Challenge: Science, Disease and Public Health. NY: ASM Press. The Microbial Challenge: Science, Disease, and Public Health, 2nd Edition, presents a fascinating look at human-microbe interactions and examines the disease producers while discussing how, with knowledge-based preparation, we can live in harmony with microbes. It also discusses the ways in which beneficial microbes are involved in the cycles of nature and in the food industry, and how they are used as research tools.
Walsh, C. (2003). Antibiotics: Actions, Origins, Resistance. NY: ASM Press. Antibiotics: Actions, Origins, Resistance offers a comprehensive, up to date account of those structural classes of antibiotics that have had an impact in human infectious disease.
Miller, M. (1998). A Guide to Specimen Management in Clinical Microbiology. NY: ASM Press.
Simmons, E. (2007). Alternaria: An Identification Manual. NY: ASM Press.
Beck, R (2000).. A Chronology of Microbiology in Historical Context. NY: ASM Press.
Sherman, I. (2009). The Elusive Malaria Vaccine: Miracle of Mirage? NY: ASM Press.
In addition to the required course text the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note that Web site addresses are subject to change.
Microbes.info A comprehensive website that lists links over various areas in Microbiology, as well as current events.
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention The CDC is a comprehensive web resource that offers articles and data on disease, epidemiology, statistics, and much more.