Unit outcomes addressed in this activity: · Describe the characteristics of a prokaryotic genome. · Explain the principle of genetic engineering and their applications. · Select appropriate methods to study microorganisms. · Analyze the role of microbes in human disease and public health. Course outcome practiced with this Assignment: HS320-4: Discuss principles of microbial genetics in health science. Instructions · Prepare an outline · The outline must contain the following: 1. Title of the paper 2. Reason why you chose this pathogen 3. Three (3) main ideas/points that will be discussed (you must include importance of plasmids in bacterial genetics and in genetic engineering) Requirements · The viewpoint and purpose of this Assignment should be clearly established and sustained. · Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). · Your writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful. · Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics.

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Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment: · Describe the characteristics of a prokaryotic genome · Describe the roles of various microorganisms in our world · Select appropriate methods to study microorganisms · Analyze the role of microbes in human disease and public health Course outcome practiced in this Assignment: · HS320-4: Discuss principles of microbial genetics in health science. Instructions · Prepare an annotated bibliography o Annotations should include a summary and evaluation of the each source. · You are expected to use at least five (5) resources, including the course textbook. · All Internet sources must be original articles or government resources. · Wikipedia or other non-peer reviewed resources are not acceptable. Requirements · The annotated bibliography you submit must be your own work. · Use APA style for all citations.

Unit outcomes addressed in this assignment: ● Discuss standard methods used in the field of microbiology ● Explain the importance of plasmids in bacterial genetics and in genetic engineering ● Explain Human/microbe relationships ● Analyze virulence factors of pathogens including public health importance Course outcomes assessed with this assignment: HS320-4: Discuss the principles of microbial genetics in health science. GEL 1.1: Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard American English. Instructions ● Write an essay that analyzes “The role of any chosen pathogen in human health and disease and public health” ● Using the knowledge you have gained throughout this course, your final paper must include the following: ● Appropriate microscopic, cultivation and non-cultivation methods for the chosen pathogen ● Importance of plasmids in bacterial genetics and in genetic engineering ● Human / microbe relationships ● Analysis of the virulence factors of microorganisms (include public health importance) ● Prevention and treatments strategies Requirements ● Essay should be a minimum of 1000 words. ● The paper you submit must be your own work. ● The viewpoint and purpose of this Assignment should be clearly established and sustained. ● Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). ● Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful. ● Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics. ● Follow APA style format, including Times New Roman 12 point font and double spacing. ● Include a minimum of five references, one of which should be your textbook. All internet sources must be original articles or government resources. Wikipedia or other non-peer reviewed resources are not acceptable. ● Include a title page and reference page. ● Use APA style for all citations.