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BI163: The Cellular Basis of Life

Fall 2014


Downloadable Laboratory Materials

Save paper--please print double sided when possible!


General Laboratory Information
Laboratory Objectives and Grading
Laboratory Schedule
Laboratory Safety Training Summary (Bring to Lab 1!)

Scientific Analysis and Communication (General Resources)
Working with Statistics
Guide to Writing Scientific Papers
The Experimental Method
Biology Writers Usage Manual
Colby Science Library Home Page

Lab 1: Week of September 7
Use of the Compound Light Microscope
Collection and Observation of Cells

Lab 2: Week of September 14
RBC Permeability to Different Solutes
Problem Set: Working with Statistics (Due Lab 3)

Lab 3: Week of September 21
The Effect of Antibiotics on the Growth of Escherichia coli B

Lab 4: Week of September 28
Prodigiosin Production in Serratia marcescens
Data Analysis Sample Data (Do not print-for use in lab!)

Lab 5: Week of October 5
No new handouts this week.

FALL BREAK: Week of October 12
No lab meeting this week!