Department of Microbiology

Department of Microbiology

1890s

  • 1890 Microbiology curriculum established

    Microbiology courses become a part of the curricula in the Zoology and Botany departments.

1950s

  • 1958 Department of Botany and Bacteriology established

    Department of Botany and Bacteriology created, replacing the Division of Biological Sciences.

1960s

  • 1965 Department of Microbiology established

    The Department of Botany and Bacteriology is divided; Bacteriology program becomes the Department of Microbiology.

  • 1966 Department of Botany, Department of Microbiology

    Botany and Bacteriology programs separated; Department of Botany and Department of Microbiology formed.