Applied microbiology is a scientific discipline that deals with the application of microorganisms and the knowledge about them. Applications include biotechnology, agriculture, medicine, food microbiology and bioremediation. Basically, applied microbiology is a subset of microbiology. Applied microbiology is the study of the way the microbial world interacts with our own and how we can utilize microbes in various processes. Applied microbiology deals with learning and implementing the microbial breakthroughs in various fields such as how to control marine shipping vessels from microbial attacks, how to improve bread and pastries preparations using microbes, how to control pathological contaminations through different routes into the human bodies etc. This session discusses more about applied microbiology.