Dr. Matthew Sattley, Professor of Biology at Indiana Wesleyan University, recently co-authored the 15th edition of “Brock Biology of Microorganisms,” published by Pearson Education. This text joins the accompanying Instructor's Manual, for which he is also an author. An excerpt from Pearson’s website says this about the foundational instructional text.
“The authoritative #1 textbook for introductory majors microbiology, Brock Biology of Microorganisms continues to set the standard for impeccable scholarship, accuracy, and outstanding illustrations and photos. This book for biology, microbiology, and other science majors balances cutting edge research with the concepts essential for understanding the field of microbiology, including strong coverage of ecology, evolution, and metabolism.”