301_Syllabus_S09 - MCB 301 Experimental Microbiology Course Syllabus Spring 2009 Course Web Site http/www.life.uiuc.edu/mcb/301 1 Course Instructor

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MCB 301: Experimental Microbiology  Course Syllabus: Spring 2009 Course Web Site: http://www.life.uiuc.edu/mcb/301 Course Instructor: Laboratory Coordinator: Dr. Gail K. Grabner Renee L. Alt 232 Burrill Hall 241 Burrill Hall 333-7704 333-4306 (Office), 333-8057 (Lab) ggrabner @illinois.edu [email protected] Office Hours (Dr. Grabner) Office Hours (Ms. Alt) MWF: 10:00 – 11:00 AM Tu-Th:10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (or by appointment) (or by appointment) Course Description: Laboratory emphasizing the fundamentals of microbiology. Topics include growth, isolation, and identification of bacteria; antibiotic resistance; Southern blot; ELISA; conjugation and transposon mutagenesis. Credit: 3 credit hours. Students must register for one lab-discussion and one lecture section. Prerequisite : Students are expected to have taken MCB 250 and MCB 251 or course equivalents prior to enrolling in MCB 301. Students should also have credit or concurrent registration in MCB 252, MCB 253, and MCB 300. Required Course Materials: 1. “Experimental Microbiology: Laboratory Exercises for MCB 301, Spring 2009 ”. Gail K. Grabner, Tina M. Knox and Jack Ikeda. 2. “Biology Laboratory Notebook” Carbonless with duplicate, numbered pages 3. Ruler and Calculator, required at every lab and exam Course Policies: All students are assumed to have read and understood the “Code of Policies and Regulations Applying to All Students,” University of Illinois, and will be expected to act accordingly. The Code is available online at: http://www.admin.uiuc.edu/policy/code/index.html Attendance Policies: Consult with Lab Coordinator, Renee Alt, about any course absences or conflicts. All students are assumed to have read and understood attendance policies printed in the lab manual. Disabilities and Religious Observances: Please contact the course coordinator during the first week of classes to make requests for disability accommodations or observation of religious holidays. 1
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MCB 301: Experimental Microbiology  Course Syllabus: Spring 2009 Laboratory Schedule An experiment highlighted in bold type indicates a pre-lab is due for that exercise prior to the lab period. Date Experiment Lab Manual Pages DAY 1 Wed Jan 21 Th Jan 22 Course introduction 1: Streak plate 2: Luminescent bacteria i-xvi 1-9 10-14 DAY 2 Mon Jan 26 Tu Jan 27 Course introduction 1, 2: Evaluations 3: Spread plate 4: Simple stain i-xvi 8, 13 15-19 20-32 DAY 3 Wed Jan 28 Th Jan 29 3: Evaluations 5: Gram stain 18 33-35 DAY 4 Mon Feb 2 Tu Feb 3 6: Wet mount, Darkfield 36-46 47-58 DAY 5 Wed Feb 4 Th Feb 5 8a: Lactic acid bacteria enrichment
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301_Syllabus_S09 - MCB 301 Experimental Microbiology Course Syllabus Spring 2009 Course Web Site http/www.life.uiuc.edu/mcb/301 1 Course Instructor

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