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BIO 241 - 1 General Microbiology


Microbiology explores the biology of microorganisms, namely viruses, bacteria, unicellular and microscopic multicellular eukaryotes. This course will review fundamental information about the biology of these organisms and will expand this knowledge base with microbial genetics, diversity and ecology. The field of applied microbiology will also be explored in topics regarding health, industry, and the environment. The accompanying lab component will introduce a variety of lab techniques to identify microorganisms.