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BIO 2206 Lab for Microbiology

Students carry out aseptic techniques; simple and special staining procedures; methods utilized for culturing, isolation and identification of bacteria (known and unknown); molecular genetic and immunological methods dealing with microbes. Also, exercises involving eukaryotic microbes (fungi, protozoa and helminths) are conducted.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Properly care for and use the microscope. Carry out, successfully, bacterial staining techniques. Recognize, microscopically, a variety of bacterial shapes and arrangements.
  • Recognize the colony characteristics of isolated colonies of known bacterial species. Properly inoculate differential media for conducting differential tests. Properly carry out biochemical and physiological test designed to differentiate (identify) bacterial species.
  • Utilize techniques and knowledge gained from other competencies to identify unknown bacterial species. Perform correctly the molecular genetic transformation of bacterial cells. Perform correctly the immunological screening method for detection of antibodies against HIV in blood donor or patient sera.
Credit Hours: 0
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Biology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Currier
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $32.00
Open Seats: 1
Meets: MW from 9:00AM to 10:30AM
Section: 200
Open Seats: 1
Meets: MW from
9:00AM to 10:30AM
Section: 200
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Hoffman
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $32.00
Open Seats: 10
Meets: TTH from 9:00AM to 10:30AM
Section: 204
Open Seats: 10
Meets: TTH from
9:00AM to 10:30AM
Section: 204
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Specht
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $32.00
Open Seats: 6
Meets: MW from 11:00AM to 12:30PM
Section: 201
Open Seats: 6
Meets: MW from
11:00AM to 12:30PM
Section: 201
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Hayes
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $32.00
Open Seats: 4
Meets: TTH from 11:00AM to 12:30PM
Section: 205
Open Seats: 4
Meets: TTH from
11:00AM to 12:30PM
Section: 205
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Mersfelder
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $32.00
Open Seats: 11
Meets: TTH from 1:00PM to 2:30PM
Section: 206
Open Seats: 11
Meets: TTH from
1:00PM to 2:30PM
Section: 206
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Hoffman
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $32.00
Open Seats: 13
Meets: MW from 1:30PM to 3:00PM
Section: 202
Open Seats: 13
Meets: MW from
1:30PM to 3:00PM
Section: 202
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Luken
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: Must register for BIO-2205-500
Course Fee: $32.00
Open Seats: 3
Section: 500
Open Seats: 3
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Currier
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: Must register for BIO-2205-501
Course Fee: $32.00
Open Seats: 4
Section: 501
Open Seats: 4
Section: 501
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Specht
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: Must register for BIO-2205-502
Course Fee: $32.00
Open Seats: 2
Section: 502
Open Seats: 2
Section: 502
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Mersfelder
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: Must register for BIO-2205-503
Course Fee: $32.00
Open Seats: 5
Section: 503
Open Seats: 5
Section: 503