Prescott’s Microbiology 9th Edition PDF
The author team of Prescott’s Microbiology continues the tradition of past editions by providing a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology. This balance makes Microbiology appropriate for microbiology majors and mixed majors courses.
The authors have introduced a number of pedagogical elements designed to facilitate student learning. They also remain focused on readability, artwork, and the integration of several key themes (including evolution, ecology and diversity) throughout the text, making an already superior text even better.
About the Author – Prescott’s Microbiology
Dorothy H. Wood has taught microbiology and general biology at Durham Technical Community College in North Carolina since 2004. Dr. Wood received her B.A. in Biology from Rhode Island College where her love of microbesbegan, nurtured by Dr. Charles Owens. She earned her Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Pathology from the Universityof North Carolina at Chapel Hill, focusing on pancreatic damage caused by antimicrobial drugs, and investigated alternative therapies based on receptor binding by novel compounds.
After three years as Assistant Professor at NC Central University, Dr. Wood made the move to the NC Community College System to focus her attention on her primary interest of teaching. Throughout her career she has developed several courses, including graduate bacteriology, pathophysiology, and biotechnology. She serves as a visiting scholar at Duke University where she is a mentor for the Preparing Future Faculty program.
Dr. Wood is a member of the American Society for Microbiology and the Association of College and University Biology Educators, as well as several local organizations that foster pedagogy. She is a digital faculty consultant for McGrawHill and has worked on several textbooks in a variety of disciplines, developing and editing digital content to accompany the texts.
Outside of the classroom, Dr. Wood is a fitness professional, leads health and wellness seminars, and has been the treasurer of a nonprofit organization for the past 10 years. She enjoys life in North Carolina with her husband and two grown children and can be reached at [email protected]