Course Descriptions

BIOL 43900 Laboratory in General Microbiology

Session Offered:

Fall Credit 2.0

Prerequisites:

Concurrent pre-requisite: BIOL 43800

Description:

 

Students will learn how to safely manipulate microorganisms without contamination, how to grow bacteria from laboratory or environmental samples and measure their growth, and how to differentiate species based on the physiological properties of their cells.  They will also learn how to design experiments and interpret experimental results.  Experiments investigate topics including media and plating techniques, bacterial growth measurements, microbial diagnostics, enzyme kinetics and cell physiology.  The course concludes with a short (5 lab periods) independent design project, which students plan and carry out based on literature research. 

Instructor(s):

Thomas M. Walter


E-mail:
waltert@purdue.edu

Textbook(s):

-Lab Manual available for purchase at CopyMat, Chauncey Hill Mall.

Course Format:

For this offering of BIOL 43900 choose one of the following:

CRN

Sec

Type

Cred

Days

Time

Location

  12404  

001

LAB

2

TTH

9:30-12:20pm

LILY G131

  12405  

002

LAB

2

TTH

1:30-4:20pm

LILY G131

      59201


     003       LAB         2       WF    8:30-11:20    LILY G131



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