Biology 371 - Microbial Diversity Laboratory

Microbial Diversity Lab

Laura Aline Katz

TU 1:20 PM - 4:00 PM

Smith College
Sabin-Reed 314
This research-based lab allows students to explore the eukaryotic microbiomes associated with various environments on campus, including the greenhouse and marine aquaria. Students in the course master the basics of light microscopy, PCR and analyses of high-throughput sequencing data. Students also use the scanning electron microscope to survey their communities. The work in the course culminates in a poster presentation on the discoveries of the semester. Corequisite: BIO 370. Enrollment limited to 18.
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.

Must take Course(s) BIO 370 - Microbial Diversity

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.