Biotechniques Laboratory 1

Course Code: BIOT 150

Academic Year: 2020-2021

In this laboratory course, students begin working in a scientific laboratory. Students develop basic industry-related hands-on skills including searching for academic literature, using safe laboratory practices, properly using laboratory equipment, optimizing growth conditions for cellular organisms, becoming adept at aseptic technique, media preparation and culturing microorganisms, as well as learning to stain, count and identify microbes through the use of differential staining and biochemical assays.