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BIOL 3702: Lecture and Laboratory Recordings

(February 15, 2022)

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Links to recordings of selected class and laboratory lectures shall be posted here as they become available.

NOTE: The laboratory recordings represent topical lectures that are solely intended to describe the general principles and practices pertaining to particular exercises to be conducted by students.  Specific instructions may be modified by your laboratory instructor.  Be sure to understand and follow the information/instructions provided by the laboratory instructor.


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Selected Lecture Recordings

Laboratory Recordings

Introduction to the Microbiology Lecture

[expires on January 12, 2022]

Introduction to the Microbiology Laboratory

[expires on January 12, 2022]

Chapter 19

Bright-Field Microscopy***

Chapter 4

Skills Test I***


Aseptic Transfer and Streak Plate Techniques***


Skills Test II


Smears and Simple Staining


Gram Stain


Skills Test III


Bacterial Growth Responses


Determination of Microbial Numbers


Kirby-Bauer Susceptibility Testing


A Survey of Cocci Diagnostics


Survey of the Bacilli: Diagnostic Media I


Survey of the Bacilli: Diagnostic Media II


The Bacterial Unknown Project: Skills Test IV



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Coronavirus Information

BIOL 3702 Home Page


Lecture Schedule

Laboratory Schedule

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Dr. Cooper’s Contact
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Course Description

Learning Outcomes

Syllabus Changes

Course Materials


Important University Policies

Syllabus Acknowledgement

Liability Waiver

Open Lab Schedule



Lecture Videos

Laboratory Videos
[links to important videos]


Student Support Resources

Honors Contracts

ASM Recommended
Competencies and Skills

Sources Used


Laboratory Exercises
[links to PDFs/other materials]

Email Communications


Laboratory Safety Rules

Distribution of Course Material

Standard Lab Practices

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