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BI163: The Cellular Basis of Life

Fall 2016


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

Lab 1: Week of September 11
Use of the Compound Light Microscope
Collection and Observation of Cells

Lab 2: Week of September 18
RBC Permeability to Different Solutes

Lab 3: Week of September 25
The Effect of Antibiotics on the Growth of Escherichia coli B

Lab 4: Week of October 2
Prodigiosin Production in Serratia marcescens
Data Analysis Sample Data (Do not print-for use in lab!)

Lab 5: Week of October 9
No new handouts this week.

FALL BREAK: Week of October 16
No lab meeting this week!