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Spring 2022 Biology UN3058 section 001

Call Number 14864
Day & Time
TR 1:10pm-5:00pm
743 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Points 5
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Lars E Dietrich
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Prerequisites: one year of Intro Bio. An introductory biology or chemistry lab is recommended. Bacteria are not just unicellular germs. This lab course will broaden your awareness of the amazing world of microbiology and the diverse capabilities of microbes. The focus will be on bacterial multicellularity, pigment production, and intercellular signaling. Pigment-producing bacteria will be isolated from the wild (i.e. Morningside Campus or your skin), and characterized using standard genetic tools (PCR, DNA gel electrophoresis, transformation, screen) and microbiology techniques (isolation of bacteria and growth of bacterial colonies, media preparation, enrichment techniques for pigments). These techniques will also be applied in the study of bacterial multicellularity and signaling in the standard lab strain Pseudomonas aeruginosa. SCE and TC students may register for this course, but they must first obtain the written permission of the instructor, by filling out a paper Registration Adjustment Form (Add/Drop form). The form can be downloaded at the URL below, but must be signed by the instructor and returned to the office of the registrar.
Web Site Vergil
Department Biological Sciences
Enrollment 14 students (16 max) as of 8:02AM Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Subject Biology
Number UN3058
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Fee $150 Biology Lab Fee
Section key 20221BIOL3058W001

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