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BIO:235: Microbiology

Microbiology: BIO 235

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to microbiology. Students will learn the fundamentals of microbiology, survey the world of microbial organisms, and study the interactions between microbes, their hosts, and their effects on the environment. There will also be laboratory exercises each week that will teach the basics of handling, culturing, and identifying microbes
Prerequisites: BIO* 105 , BIO* 115 , BIO* 121  or BIO* 211 , and CHE* 111  or higher, and ENG* 101  with a grade of “C” or better in all prerequisites.

Microbiology is the branch of biology that deals with microorganisms and their effects on other living organisms.  The American Heritage College Dictionary



HIV Budding - Scanning electron micrograph of HIV-1 budding (in green) from cultured lymphocyte.  This image has been colored to highlight important features.  Multiple round bumps on cell surface represent sites of assembly and budding of virions.

By Photo Credit: C. GoldsmithContent Providers: CDC/ C. Goldsmith, P. Feorino, E. L. Palmer, W. R. McManus [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons


Syllabus: Microbiology: BIO 235

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