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BIOL 2161K

Introduction to Medical Microbiology

Spring 2015 Lecture Schedule

Class Day

Lecture Topic(s)

Chapters

1/13

Orientation

Main Themes of Microbiology & Historical Perspective

Chapter 1

1/14

Last Day To Drop/Add The Class

1/15

Main Themes of Microbiology

Tools of the Laboratory

Chapters 1 & 3

1/20

Tools of the Laboratory

Prokaryotic Profiles Pt. 1

Chapters 3 & 4

1/22

Prokaryotic Profiles Pt. 1

Chapter 4

1/27

Microbial Nutrition & Growth

Chapter 7

1/29

Microbial Nutrition & Growth

Microbial Metabolism

Chapters 7 & 8

2/3

Microbial Metabolism

Chapter 8

2/5

Microbial Genetics (not on Exam I)

Chapters 9 & 10

2/10

Exam #1

Lab Practical #1; Day 1

Chapters 1, 3, 4, 7, 8

2/12

Taxonomy

Lab Practical #1; Day 2

Chapter 1 & Supplemental Information

2/17

Prokaryotic Profiles Pt. 2

Chapter 4

2/19

Eukaryotic Cells & Microorganisms

Chapter 5

2/24

An Introduction to Viruses

Chapter 6

2/26

Exam #2

Chapters 1, 5, 6, 9, 10

3/3

Control of Microbes

Chapter 11

3/5

Microbe-Human Interaction

Chapter 13

3/10

Host Defenses I

Chapter 14

3/12

Host Defenses II

Chapter 15

3/16

Last Day To Withdraw Without Penalty

3/17

Host Defenses II

Chapter 15

3/19

Disorders in Immunity

Chapter 16

3/24 & 3/26

No Lecture or Lab Spring Break

3/31

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)

4/2

Exam #3

Chapters 11-16

4/7

Diseases Affecting the Skin & Eyes

Chapter 18

4/9

Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System

Chapter 21

4/14

Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System

Chapter 23

4/16

Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract

Lab Practical #2

Chapter 22

4/21

Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 22

4/23

Diseases Affecting the Nervous System

Chapter 19

4/28

Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular & Lymphatic System

Chapter 20

4/30

Exam #4

Chapters 18-23

5/7

Final Exam

9:30-11:30am

Comprehensive

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