EVSC 5230                                                                                       Fall 2015                                    

Microbial Ecology                                

Instructor: Aaron Mills                             

amills@virginia.edu · 213 Clark Hall · 4-0564                              


Syllabus           Handouts and Illustrations            Links

Critical Reviews

Lab Manual (not used in 2015)




Martinus Beijerinck


Father of microbial ecology, demonstrated S oxidation in Thiobacillus,  demonstrated nitrogen fixation in free-living organisms and in Rhizobium-legume symbiosis, successfully described denitrification, with Kluyver, founded the Delft School of Microbiology.