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BIOL 2161K

Introduction to Medical Microbiology

Fall 2014 Lecture Schedule

Class Day

Lecture Topic(s)

Chapters

8/18

Orientation

Main Themes of Microbiology & Historical Perspective

Chapter 1

8/20

Last day to Add/Drop the class

8/20

Main Themes of Microbiology

Tools of the Laboratory

Chapters 1 & 3

8/25

Tools of the Laboratory

Prokaryotic Profiles Pt. 1

Chapters 3 & 4

8/27

Prokaryotic Profiles Pt. 1

Chapter 4

9/1

No Lecture or Lab Labor Day Holiday

9/3

Microbial Nutrition & Growth

Chapter 7

9/8

Microbial Nutrition & Growth

Microbial Metabolism

Chapters 7 & 8

9/10

Microbial Metabolism

Chapter 8

9/15

Microbial Genetics (not on Exam I)

Chapters 9 & 10

9/17

Exam I

Chapters 1, 3, 4, 7, 8

9/22

Taxonomy

Lab Midterm Part 1

Chapter 1 & Supplemental Information

9/24

Prokaryotic Profiles Pt. 2

Lab Midterm Part 2

Chapter 4

9/29

Eukaryotic Cells & Microorganisms

Chapter 5

10/1

An Introduction to Viruses

Chapter 6

10/6

Exam II

Chapters 1, 5, 6, 9, 10

10/8

Control of Microbes

Chapter 11

10/13

No Lecture or Lab Fall Break

10/15

Microbe-Human Interaction

Chapter 13

10/20

Host Defenses I

Chapter 14

10/22

Host Defenses II

Chapter 15

10/22

Last Day To Withdraw Without Penalty

10/27

Host Defenses II

Chapter 15

10/29

Disorders in Immunity

Chapter 16

11/3

Epidemiology

Chapter 13

The Elements of Chemotherapy

(Student is responsible for reading and outlining these pages themselves; material will be on Exam III)

Chapter 12

(pages 324-342 in 4th edition or 328-351 in 3rd edition)

11/5

Exam III

Chapters 11-16

11/10

Diseases Affecting the Skin & Eyes

Chapter 18

11/12

Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System

Chapter 21

11/17

Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System

Lab Final Exam

Chapter 23

11/19

Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 22

11/24

Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 22

11/26

No Lecture or Lab - Thanksgiving

12/1

Diseases Affecting the Nervous System

Chapter 19

12/3

Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular & Lymphatic System

Chapter 20

12/8

Exam IV

Chapters 18-23

12/15

Final Exam

12:30am-2:30pm

Comprehensive

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