An introduction to the diverse world of microbes. Topics include the structure, metabolism, identification, and genetics of archaeons, bacteria, and viruses. Special emphasis is placed on interactions between microbes and humans, both in terms of pathogenesis and biotechnology. Laboratory focuses on isolating, identifying, and characterizing bacteria and viruses using a series of classical and molecular techniques.

Successful completion of BIO 111/113 is required. One laboratory meeting per week. Satisfies Group A.

Class Details
Course BIO 202
Section A
CRN 20270
Time W
Time 0130 - 0420pm
Building 328 WALL
Instructor Dave Wessner
Max 16
Current 16
Remaining 0
Semester Spring 2020