May 20, 2022  
2008-2009 
    
2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 302 - Microbiology


Instructor
Wessner

An introduction to the diverse world of microorganisms. Topics include the structure, metabolism, identification, and genetics of prokaryotes and viruses. Special emphasis is placed on interactions between microbes and humans, both in terms of pathogenesis and biotechnology. Laboratory focuses on isolating, identifying, and characterizing bacteria and viruses, using a series of classical and molecular techniques.

Prerequisites & Notes
Biology 111 and 112. One laboratory meeting per week. Satisfies Group A. (Not offered 2008-09.)