Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
BIO 216EL Microbiology Lab. English Compulsory
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
1.5 2.5 0 0 3
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites BIO 106EL MIN CC
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Basic microbiology laboratory experiments at undergraduate level: Safety rules; guidelines for the preparation of laboratory reports; sterilization and preparation of culture media; methods for pure culture isolation; the bacterial growth curve: the role of temperature; the effects of pH and osmotic pressure on microbial growth; quantitative determination of bacterial numbers; staining bacteria; endospores and spore staining; screening of microorganisms for antibiotic and heavy metal resistances by paper disc-agar diffusion assay; identification of bacteria through biochemical testing.