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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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BIOL 250 Microbiology (1)

A study of bacteria and viruses: their structure, physiology, taxonomy, growth and reproduction. The relationship of microbes to disease: modes of pathogenicity, host defense mechanisms and immunological responses. Ecological roles of bacteria. Industrial uses of microbes. One laboratory meeting each week which deals with bacterial isolation, culturing and identification techniques, selected immunological procedures and standard water analysis.

Prerequisite: BIOL 125 or 130

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Rose