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Dr. M. Greg AbelBIO 2440 Principles of MicrobiologyFall 2018Biology 2440 – Principles of MicrobiologyLecture Syllabus – Fall 2018Instructor: M. Greg Abel, Ph.D. Office: Supple Science Building 368 Phone: (512) 245-5778E-mail (preferred): [email protected]**Include BIO 2440 in the subject line**Office Hours: MWF 10-12p, TR 12-1:45p, and by appointmentLecture info: MWF 9-9:50a, SUPP 116Microbiology 2440 Textbook (REQUIRED)Microbiology, An IntroductionTortora, Funke, & CasePearson Publishing – 13thEd.ISBN 13: 978-0-13-460518-0Microbiology Lab Manual (REQUIRED)Microbiology Laboratory Theory & Application Microbiology Laboratory Theory & ApplicationLeboffe & PierceLeboffe & PierceBrief edition – 3rdEd. Brief edition – 3rd(Custom)Ed.Morton PublishingMorton PublishingISBN 13: 978-1-61731-477-3ISBN 13: 978-1-61731-599-2OR ***Mastering Microbiology access (required)***(see instructions on last page)Course Description: The goal of this course is to provide the student with a basic knowledgeof microorganisms and their significance to human populations. Major topics to be discussed may be found in the lecture syllabus. The student is expected to read the assigned materialbefore the scheduled date, and should be prepared to discuss assigned material. The generalobjectives of the lab will be to introduce microscopy and basic techniques such as culture of bacteria, aseptic technique, staining microorganisms, identification of bacteria and a survey of microorganisms.
Dr. M. Greg AbelBIO 2440 Principles of MicrobiologyFall 2018Course Goals: Develop career-entry level knowledge and laboratory skills in microbiology withemphasis on subject matter in the lecture schedule. Demonstrate a basic understanding of clinicalmicrobiology by applying the principles and procedures studied in the classroom and used in thestudent laboratory. Develop critical thinking skills and problem solving strategies in themicrobiology laboratory environment. Develop a desire to continue ones learning in thislaboratory specialty.Course Rationale: This course is designed to provide the theory and appropriate laboratoryexposure necessary to prepare the student graduate to function at the career-entry skill level inthe microbiology laboratory. The student graduate should be able to function at health carefacilities and other settings employing medical microbiology technologists with career entryskills.TRACS: Check TRACS regularly for lecture outlines, announcements, syllabus changes, schedules, grades, and other information and material relevant to the course.Attendance: Test performance and topic comprehension is strongly correlated with attendance, so it benefits you to come toevery class. Attendance will be taken every day via the attendance tool in TRACS and is worth 3% of your overall grade.

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