A majors lab course that examines the biology of bacteria, algae, protozoa, fungi, rickettsia, and viruses. Physical and chemical methods of control, microbial genetics, host defenses, and applications in medicine are studied. Lab exercises mandate following biosafety practices for handling microbial pathogens. Lecture 3 hours. Lab requires a minimum of 3 hours per week of scheduled and self-directed lab work.
Semesters: Fall, Spring
MnTC Goals: 3