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BI163L: The Cellular Basis of Life

Fall 2018


Downloadable Laboratory Materials

Save paper--please print double sided when possible!


General Laboratory Information
Laboratory Objectives and Grading
Laboratory 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 9
Use of the Compound Light Microscope
Collection and Observation of Cells

Lab 2: Week of September 16
RBC Permeability to Different Solutes

Lab 3: Week of September 23
The Effect of Antibiotics on the Growth of Escherichia coli B

Lab 4: Week of September 30
Prodigiosin Production in Serratia marcescens
Data Analysis Sample Data (Do not print-for use in lab!)

Lab 5: Week of October 7
No new handouts this week.

FALL BREAK: Week of October 14
No lab meeting this week!

Lab 6: Week of October 21
Amylase Activity in Hordeum and Mya

Lab 7: Week of October 28
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 4
No new handouts this week.

Lab 9: Week of November 11
Glycolysis and Fermentation in Yeast
Comparative Statistics Workshop Guide
Comparative Statistics Sample Data (Do not print-for use in lab!)

THANKSGIVING BREAK: Week of November 18
No lab meeting this week!

Lab 10: Week of November 25
Light Reactions of Photosynthesis
Introduction to a Literature Critique (Due Lab 11)
Link to Prodigiosin Paper
Literature Critique Glossary

Lab 11: Week of December 2
No new handouts this week.