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BSCI 401 Microbiology Laboratory

BSCI 401.  Microbiology Laboratory.  2 Credits.   U   

The BSL-2 laboratory focuses on developing techniques and skills to grow, manipulate, and handle microscopic organisms (specifically bacteria) using aseptic techniques and various types of growth media and incubation conditions. In addition, students will learn how to use a microscope and perform several immunological tests (such as agglutination and ELISA) to identify microbes. During the course, students will become familiar with many human health and environmentally related bacterial groups and species, some of which are disease causing. Not open to students with credit in BIOL 402. Prerequisite: BSCI 400 or BIOL 400 or BSCI 612 or BIOL 612, or BSCI 400 or BIOL 400 or BSCI 612 or BIOL 612 concurrently.