Microbiology An Introduction 13th Edition By Gerard J. Tortora


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  • Pages: 960
  • Book Code: 514
  • ISBN-10: 0134605187
  • ISBN-13: 978-0134605180
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  • Book Name: Microbiology An Introduction
  • Book Author : ( i ) Gerard J. Tortora ( ii ) Berdell R. Funke ( iii ) Christine L. Case
  • ( iv ) Derek Weber ( v ) Warner Bair
  • Book Publishers: : Pearson Publishers
  • Publish Date: (January 18, 2018)
  • Format: Hand Book
  • Language: English
  • Category: Medical Books
  • Edition: 13
  • Pages: 960
  • Book Code: 514
  • ISBN-10: 0134605187
  • ISBN-13: 978-0134605180
  • Book Quality: Paperback

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Weight 0.600 kg
Dimensions 12 × 6 × 4 in
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Cutting edge microbiology research for today’s learners

Tortora, Funke, and Case’s Microbiology, An Introduction brings a 21st-century lens to the #1 best-selling text on the market. Known for its exceptionally clear presentation of complex topics, this trusted text provides a careful balance of concepts and applications, pedagogically superior art, and robust animations and media via Mastering™ Microbiology.

With the 13th Edition, new Exploring the Microbiome boxes present updated research on the microbiome and how microbes influence human health. Four new Big Picture spreads cover vaccine-preventable diseases, the “hygiene hypothesis,” vertical transmission, and bioterrorism.

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Gerard J. Tortora

Gerard J. TortoraGerard J. Tortora is Professor of Biology and former Coordinator at Bergen Community College in Paramus, NJ, where he teaches human anatomy and physiology as well as microbiology. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and his master’s degree in science education from Montclair State College. He is a member of many professional organizations, such as the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS), the American Society of Microbiology (ASM), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), National Education Association (NEA), and the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB).

Above all, Jerry is devoted to his students and their aspirations. In recognition of this commitment, Jerry was the recipient of MACUB’s 1992 President’s Memorial Award. In 1996, he received a National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) excellence award from the University of Texas and was selected to represent Bergen Community College in a campaign to increase awareness of the contributions of community colleges to higher education. Jerry is also the author of several best-selling science textbooks and laboratory manuals, a calling that often requires an additional 40 hours per week beyond his teaching responsibilities.

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