Microbial Biofilms

A comprehensive introduction to this exciting and developing field. * Covers broad topics, including biofilm development, antibiotic resistance, architecture, and the roles these communities play in disease and industry, and incorporates both bacteria and fungi. * Includes a chapter on the history of biofilm biology, written by one of the pioneers in the field, and concludes with ruminations on future directions. * Serves as a resource for environmental microbiologists, medical and clinical microbiologists, geologists, biomedical engineers, biotechnologists, and non-experts interested in learning about biofilms, as well as graduate students in biofilm biology courses.