BIOL 159A — Project Laboratory in Microbiology

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Prerequisites: BIOL 18a and b. Laboratory fee: $150 per semester.

A discovery-based laboratory to study the diversity of microorganisms in particular environments. We will isolate microbes with ability to metabolize complex compounds from special environments, characterize their properties and identify them by DNA sequence analysis. This course will teach the fundamentals of microbiology through hands-on activities. Usually offered every year.
Deanni Cooper