BIOL 016. Microbiology
This study of the biology of microorganisms will emphasize aspects unique to prokaryotes. Topics include microbial cell structure, metabolism, physiology, genetics, and ecology. Laboratory exercises include techniques for detecting, isolating, cultivating, quantifying, and identifying bacteria. Students may not take both BIOL 016 and BIOL 017 for credit.
Prerequisite: CHEM 022 ; BIOL 001 and BIOL 002 or by permission of the instructor.
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
One laboratory period per week.
Eligible for ENVS
Catalog chapter: Biology
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/biology
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