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Course Overview

A general survey of the microorganisms, with emphasis on their morphology, physiology, growth, and methods of isolation and identification. Laboratory activities will introduce students to wet lab techniques including staining and microscopy, pipetting, streaking, preparing media, spread and pour plating, serial dilutions, plate count assays, metabolic tests for identification of bacteria, bacterial transformations and phage stock preparation. Three hours of lecture and two two-hour laboratories per week

Credits: 5
Distribution: Undergraduate
Prerequisites: BIO 107 and BIO 108 or permission of the instructor

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate