BIO 025 - General MicrobiologySemester Hours: 4
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 interaction of microbes with the environment, including humans. Students will participate in group-based interactive workshops, in which they will be expected to engage fellow students in collaborative discussions (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory).
BIO 011 , 012 , 013 , 014 and 015 ; CHEM 003A and 004A , 003B and 004B . Fulfills one of the two lab courses required for biology major. Credit given for this course or BIO 143, not both. Lab fee additional. (Formerly Microbiology: Immunity and Infection.)
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