2 BIOL 3150: Microbiology Winter 2019Calendar Description: Fundamentals of microbiology; microbial organisms; microbe-host interactions; microbial genetics and evolution; microorganisms and human disease; environmental and applied microbiology. Three lecture hours, three laboratory hours. One term. Four credits. Prerequisites: One of the following: (1) SC/BIOL 2020 4.00 or SC/BCHM 2020 4.00; SC/BIOL 2021 4.00 or SC/BCHM 2021 4.00; SC/BIOL 2040 4.00; (2) if the 3 credit course is taken in either one or more of SC/BIOL 2020, SC/BIOL 2021, SC/BIOL 2040 3.00, then SC/BIOL 2070 3.00 is required. Course credit exclusion: SC/BIOL 3150 3.00. Course Director: Dr. Nicole Nivillac Lectures:Tuesdays 10:00-11:30 am CB 121 Thursdays 10:00-11:30 am CB 121 Laboratory Times:Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 2:30-5:30pm or 6:30-9:30pm -----The following items must be brought to every single lab session: 1.Lab Manual:Always bring the introductory material, the current and previous lab exercises andappendices.2.Lab notebook:See specifications on p. 63.Lab coat:Essential–you will NOT be allowed in the lab without one! (Available in the bookstore).4.Safety glasses:Essential–you will NOT be allowed in the lab without them! (Available in thebookstore).5.Pen:Notes in your lab notebook must always be made in pen.-----This manual is dedicated to the memory of Rena Singleton, greatly missed by staff, graduate/ undergraduate students and faculty in the Department of Biology.
3 WINTER 2019 LABORATORY SCHEDULE LUMBERS ROOM 109 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 10:00am 2:30pm Section 1 Section 2 Section 3 6:30pm Section 4 Section 5 Week Date Lab # Laboratory Activities 1 Jan 15-17 1 Techniques I 2 Jan 22-24 2 Techniques II 3 Jan 29-31 3 Growth Curve 4 Feb 5-7 4 Food Microbiology (Meat Analysis) Microbial Genetics (1)—Identification of Mycoplasma)DNA Transformation into Bacteria 5 Feb 12-14 5 Food Microbiology (Identification of unknown coliforms) Microbial Genetics (2)—Phage Transduction Analysis of Mycoplasma DNA on agarose gel Feb 19-21 NO LABS—READING WEEK 6 Feb 26-28 6 Microbial Genetics (3)—Assessing Phage titer) 7 Mar 5-7 7 Microbial Genetics (4)—Gene transfer through phage infection 8 Mar 12-14 8 Microbial Growth Control (Disinfectants and Antibiotics) 9 Mar 19-21 No Scheduled Lab Sessions (May be used if needed) 10 Mar 26-28 and Apr 2 No Scheduled Lab Sessions (May be used if needed)