Spr11-MicroLabSyllabus - RCC Microbiology 1 Laboratory...

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1 RCC Microbiology 1 Laboratory Syllabus: Dr Lisa (Elisabeth Thompson-Eagle) , LS101-B, Phone: (951) 328-3835 Office Hrs: See Lecture Schedule & Office Door for current office hours. Additional office hours may also be scheduled by appointment. E-mail : [email protected] Website : http://academic.rcc.edu/thompson-eagle/ Required Text: Microbiology Lab Manual, City Campus, RCC & Lecture Textbook. Optional Text: A Photographic Atlas For the Microbiology Laboratory, 2005. Required Materials: Lab coat, gloves, safety glasses/goggles, masking tape, Sharpie pen, colored pencils, appropriate footwear (no flip-flops, closed toe shoes/sneakers are best). Welcome to Microbiology 1 Laboratory! This course is an introduction to the major groups of microorganisms & the diseases they cause. We will study the general characteristics of microbes including their morphology, metabolism, growth, reproduction and control. We will also explore the role of microorganisms in disease and body defenses. Emphasis will be placed on microbial applications and techniques relevant to the biomedical field for students entering health related professions. PREREQUISITES : CHE-2A & any ONE of the following: AMY 2A, 2B, 10, BIO1, 2A, 2B, 5, 8, 11, 12 or 34. PRIOR TO ENTRY to this course, you should be able to: Solve basic level problems relating to the metric system, unit conversions and dilutions. Relate the principles of chemistry to biological molecules. Describe the basic chemical structure and function of biological molecules. Describe the nature of chemicals & their properties, chemical bonding, reactions, mixtures, atoms, molecules, acids, and bases. Analyze experimental results and utilize scientific method BY THE END OF THIS COURSE , you should be able to: Prepare specimens for microscopic observation and demonstrate the effective use of a compound light microscope.
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