Syllabus Overview for HMBIO-455-DL Microbiology Lab

HMBIO-455 - DL - Microbiology Lab (1 credit)

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Course Materials

  • Online lab software

Note:  The lecture component of this course (HMBIO-454-DL) requires separate registration.


  • Basic Microscopy
  • Cultivation of Microorganisms
  • Staining
  • Extended Bacterial Growth
  • Control of Bacterial Growth
  • Biochemical Characterization
  • Antibiotic Sensitivity
  • PCR of 16s rRNA Gene
  • Unknown Identification
  • Bacterial Transformation

General Course Activities

Weekly discussions
Lab Reports

Course Expectations

A student is expected to devote 3-5 hours per week to complete readings and course activities. If taking this course concurrently with HMBIO-454-DL, a student is expected to devote 13-18 hours to coursework per week.

Technology Requirements

This course uses the learning platform software called Desire2Learn (D2L.) D2L integrates text, video, and audio. Before enrolling in the course, please review the D2L system recommendations.

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