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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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BIO 143 - Microbiology

Semester Hours: 4
Spring
The study of microbial cell structure, physiology, ecology, genetics and taxonomic diversity. Laboratory exercises focus on identification, growth, metabolism and genetics of prokaryotes, with special emphasis on bacteria. Course will provide extensive experience in the cultivation of various microorganisms. Consideration is given to microbial interactions with the environment and to aspects of pathogenicity and host resistance in response to bacterial infections. Students will participate in group-based interactive workshops, in which they will be expected to inform/persuade/defend viewpoints to fellow students in collaborative discussions. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.) 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
BIO 011 , 012 , 013 , 014 , 015 , 137 ; CHEM 003A  and 004A , 003B  and 004B . Lab fee additional. Credit given for this course or BIO 025 , not both.





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