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.
1 credit.
Eligible for ENVS
Fall 2021. Vollmer.
Catalog chapter: Biology  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/biology


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