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    College of William & Mary
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 306 - Microbiology


Fall, Spring (4) Forsyth, Staff Prerequisite(s): BIOL 220 , BIOL 225 .

Introduction to the biology of prokaryotes and viruses. Classical topics such as growth, metabolism and genetics, ecology, and molecular biology are covered in the lecture section. The laboratory introduces techniques routinely in microbiology such as sterile techniques, staining and microscopy, biochemical assays, microbial ecology, and genetics. Three class hours, three laboratory hours. (formerly BIOL 440) There is a fee associated with the laboratory.