University of Vermont
Department of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences
(802) 656-3811, www.uvm.edu/mlrs
The general aim of this course is to provide the student with a strong foundation in the structure and function of procaryotes, eucaryotes, and viruses. The course will also cover mechanisms important for bacterial growth and replication. The course also introduces the student to the microbiology laboratory and provides a base in procedures and techniques for the safe culture and identification of microorganisms.
4.Describe the growth requirements of microorganisms.
5.Identify and describe the most common human pathogens and the diseases which they cause.
6.Demonstrate a proficiency in basic microbiological laboratory techniques.
There will be 2 midterm exams and a final exam as scheduled. The exams will include different types of questions, e.g., multiple choice, true/false, matching, and short answer. Makeup exams will not be given for unexcused absences.
Honesty is taken very seriously in this course. Cheating, plagiarism, falsifying laboratory results and
any other form of dishonesty will not be tolerated and will result in grading penalties up to and including
failure of the course. See The Cat\u2019s Tale for more information.
In keeping with University policy, any student with a disability who needs academic/classroom
accommodations should contact ACCESS. ACCESS coordinates reasonable accommodations for
students with documented disabilities. They are located at A170 Living/Learning Center, and can be
reached by phone 802-656-7753, or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit their website
Students have the right to practice the religion of their choice. You must submit in writing to the
instructor by the end of the second full week of classes your documented religious holiday schedule
for the semester. Students who miss class work for the purpose of religious observance will be
allowed to make up the work in keeping with University policy.
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