Feb 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog
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BIO 208 - General Microbiology Lecture & Lab

Hours: 4
An introduction to microorganisms, their morphology, physiology, classification, and importance. Course topics include prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell anatomy and physiology; energetic reactions including respiration and fermentation; microbial genetics; microbiology culturing techniques; innate and adaptive immune responses; and an introduction to medically relevant microbial pathogens. Laboratory exercises include learning aseptic transfer and culturing techniques, simple, Gram, and Acid-Fast staining; and isolation and identification of organisms using selective and differential media.

Lecture/Laboratory: Three hours of lecture and minimum three hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisite: BIO 121  and CHM 111 , minimum grade C



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