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|BIOL 307 - Microbiology|
An introduction to the structure, reproduction, physiology and taxonomy of microorganisms. Special attention is given to bacteria and viruses. Emphasis is placed on aspects of microbiology of significance to humankind, including pathogenesis, immunity, microbial ecology, pollution control, food microbiology, and biotechnology. Laboratory exercises introduce the student to standard techniques of cultivation and identification of microorganisms, food microbiology, DNA purification and analysis, immunological assays, as well as encourage independent investigations.
Prerequisites: CHEM 107 Principles of Chemistry; BIOL 101 Biological Concepts or BIOL 161 Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab, Lecture, Lab
Undergraduate Level Course, 3 hour/wk laboratory component