Aug 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Rivier University Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Rivier University Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 206 - General Microbiology

This course is designed to introduce the student to the microbial world.  It will provide an overview of the physiological characteristics unique to bacteria, fungi, and viruses.  Topics will include cell structure and function, methods of cultivation, genetics, phylogeny and taxonomy, and metabolic diversity. In the lab, the student will become familiar with microbiological techniques for growing, isolating, and identifying microorganisms with various biochemical capabilities as related to the environment they inhabit.

Prerequisites & Notes

Credits: 4

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