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BI163L: The Cellular Basis of Life

Fall 2019


Downloadable Laboratory Materials

Save paper--please print double sided when possible!


General Laboratory Information
Laboratory Syllabus and Schedule
Laboratory Safety Training Summary (v2) (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

Lab 1: Week of September 8
Use of the Compound Light Microscope
Collection and Observation of Cells

Lab 2: Week of September 15
RBC Permeability to Different Solutes

Lab 3: Week of September 22
The Effect of Antibiotics on the Growth of Escherichia coli B

Lab 4: Week of September 29
Prodigiosin Production in Serratia marcescens
Data Analysis Sample Data (Do not print-for use in lab!)

Lab 5: Week of October 6
No new handouts this week.

Lab 6: Week of October 13
Amylase Activity in Mya

FALL BREAK: Week of October 20
No lab meeting this week!

Lab 7: Week of October 27
Use of the Micropipette
Restriction Mapping of Plasmid DNA
Revision and Editing Workshop Slides (Do not print-for use in lab!)

Lab 8: Week of November 3
No new handouts this week.

Lab 9: Week of November 10
Glycolysis and Fermentation in Yeast
Comparative Statistics Workshop Guide
Comparative Statistics Sample Data (Do not print-for use in lab!)

Lab 10: Week of November 17
Light Reactions of Photosynthesis
Introduction to a Literature Critique (Due Lab 11)
Link to Prodigiosin Paper
Literature Critique Glossary

THANKSGIVING BREAK: Week of November 24
No lab meeting this week!

Lab 11: Week of December 1
No new handouts this week.