Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

BIO 3308 - Microbiology (4)

When Offered: Fall; Spring
Introduction to the biology of microorganisms, including phylogeny and diversity, growth, metabolism, and genetics. A main objective is to gain appreciation and understanding of diversity and ubiquity of microorganisms. The course also considers the role of microorganisms in human’s lives, from ways in which they have shaped our environment to direct microbe-human interactions. The laboratory introduces basic techniques of pure culture work, enrichments and isolation, and experimentation with microorganisms.
Prerequisites: CHE 1101 /CHE 1110 , CHE 1102 /CHE 1120 , BIO 1801  and either BIO 2400 , BIO 2600  or BIO 2700 .