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© 2021Chester R. Cooper, Jr.

BIOL 3702L: Microbiology Laboratory Home Page

(September 5, 2021)

Welcome to the home page for the laboratory component associated with BIOL 3702, the lecture course for Microbiology taught in the Biological Sciences division within the Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences at Youngstown State University.

To quickly access this semester’s lab schedule as well as to download the required exercises, go directly to the following link: Laboratory Schedule.  For more detailed information regarding these exercises, visit the following web pages: Laboratory Exercises and Laboratory Videos.

This web page is the key resource for students enrolled in BIOL 3702L.  As such, this page contains links to the information and documents necessary to be an engaged, successful laboratory student.  The laboratory exercises presented here have been designed to adhere to the curriculum guidelines and learning outcomes established by the American Society for Microbiology.

Although this web page and the material contained herein is the intellectual property of Dr. Cooper, students and instructors of all educational institutions are welcome to “borrow” these materials and ideas provided the restrictions in the distribution of this material are followed.

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Please report any “broken” links to Dr. Cooper.


Coronavirus Information


Laboratory Home Page

Lecture Home Page

Lecture Schedule
(BIOL 3702/BIOL 3702H)

Laboratory Schedule
(BIOL 3702L)

Dr. Cooper’s Contact
Information/Office Hours

BIOL 3702H Lab Syllabus

Lecture/Laboratory Recordings

Syllabus Changes

Course Description

Learning Outcomes

Important University Policies

Course Materials


Syllabus Acknowledgement

Liability Waiver


Open Lab Schedule



Lecture Videos

Laboratory Videos
[links to important videos]

ASM Recommended
Competencies and Skills


Student Counseling Services


Laboratory Exercises
[links to PDFs/other materials]

Email Communications


Laboratory Safety Rules

Sources Used

Standard Lab Practices

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Why This Web Page?

Distribution of Course Material

Youngstown State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, age, religion or veteran/military status in its programs or activities. Please visit the EIT Home Page for contact information for persons designated to handle questions about this policy.

It is possible that portions of this web page are not wholly in accord with the American with Disabilities Act.  If this is the case, a student currently enrolled in this course should contact Dr. Cooper (crcooper01@ysu.edu; 330.941.1361) and compliant material shall be provided as soon as practical.

© 2021 Chester R. Cooper, Jr.