The microbiologists must have a solid foundation in basic chemistry, microscopy, cell anatomy and physiology, and microbial growth and metabolism. They must understand how microorganisms are classified and identified. Specifically, this badge demonstrates the earner's ability to describe the structure and function of genetic material in microorganisms including regulation of gene expression, types and Causes of mutations, genetic transfer and recombination, and involvement in evolution theories.
What it takes to earn this badge
Must achieve a passing score on the exam.
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