BSM 340 Microbiology for Majors
Introduction to Microbiology
History of Microbiology
Microbial Cell Ultrastructure and Function
Standard Growth Conditions and Measurement of Growth
Unusual Growth Conditions/How's a Bug to Survive?
Basic Microbial Metabolism
The electron transport movie
Microbial Metabolism--Mechanisms for Procuring Energy
A brief discourse on gene expression
Exchange of Genetic Material
Microbial Growth Control
Immunology: All you wanted to know but were afraid to ask
Two relevant eukaryotic viruses
Staph and Strept notes
STUDENT POWERPOINT PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONS
Isolation of Individual Bacterial Colonies
Simple Stains and Differential Stains
The Endospore Stain
Use of the Compound-Brightfield Microscope
Media Classification and Bacterial Nutritional Requirements
Enumeration of bacteria
Bacterial Catalase and Cytochrome oxidase tests
The Effects of Oxygen Levels on Bacterial Growth
Protein Utilization in Bacteria
The Final Problem: Isolation and Characterization of two Unknown Bacteria
Handouts: Make certain that you go to Fant Library to check out closed reserve items as discussed in class.
Homework Assignment 1: Enumeration of bacteria.
Research paper: Cucumber as a model for Koch's Postulates for the Microbial Cause of Disease
Homework Assignment 2: Identification of Two Unknown Bacteria in a Population
Table of unknown bacterial characteristics!!!