Execute experiments in groups to analyze microorganisms and viruses
Explore how environmental conditions influence microbial growth
Understand light microscopy and quantitative techniques required for microbiological and biochemical processes
About this course:
Experimental techniques of microbiology, with emphasis on cultivation and characterization of bacteria. Laboratory exercises include light microscopy, quantitative techniques, and identification methods. Students learn to work effectively in groups to perform experiments, record observations, and analyze results. Limited to non-majors. Letter grading. Transferable for UC credit.