There are many excellent classes that MIT undergraduate can take to learn more about the microbiome directly or about aspects of biology, chemistry, math, computing or engineering relevant to microbiome research. If you would like a class you taught or enjoyed to be listed here please contact

Here are just a few courses taught at MIT. This list will be updated continuously and ultimately will also encompass classes taught at other research institutes in the Boston area:

  • Evolutionary and Quantitative Genomics (HST.508)
  • Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis (HST.041)
  • Gastroenterology (HST.121)
  • Applied Microbiology (20.106[J] and 1.084[J])
  • Immunology (20.230[J] and 7.23[J])
  • Principles of Synthetic Biology 20.405[J] and 6.589[J])
  • Microbial Physiology (7.21)