BIOL 213 Microbiology 1
This course discusses a broad range of microbes and their ecology, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoans. We will look at microbial ecology, including habitats and nutrition; microbial metabolism; molecular genetics and biotechnology; and the systematics of Bacteria, Archaea, ungi and the Protozoan Kingdoms. Labs will cover aseptic technique, media preparation, isolation of pure cultures, counting methods for bacteria and viruses, identification of bacteria by simple and differential stains, biochemical tests, bacterial genetic techniques, and the use of anitbiotics.
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