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Microbiology BIO 2420


         Biology 2320 – Spring 2015


"The Whole Semester at a Glance"


Introductory Materials:

Textbook:  If you are taking the class in Spring 2015, and want to buy the book ahead of time, here are the the options:

1.  Current book:  Microbiology, Bauman 3rd edition

ISBN 9780321712714




                    Microbiology : With Diseases by Body System by Robert W. Bauman (2011, Hardcover, Revised) Image

2.  Lab book:  "Brief Microbiology Laboratory Theory & Applications"  ISBN 9780895829474  (DO NOT RENT THE LAB BOOK, Buy it, you will need to write in it.)

                      Microbiology : Laboratory Theory and Application by Michael J. Leboffe and Burton E. Pierce (2012, Ringbound) Image


Course Syllabus, Outline & Schedule (I will bring you a printed copy at class the first day!)

Mastering Microbiology - Online Homework

 Course Code for Mastering:  MICRO2015




Exam 1 Resources:
Chapter 1- History of Microbiology (PDF)
Chapter 2 – Chemistry (No class notes, covered in Mastering – Should be a review)
Chapter 3 - Cell structure and function (PP) (pdf version)
Chapter 4 - Classification and identification of microorganisms  (PP)  (pdf)
(Review on your own)
Study Guide - For terminology
Exam 1 – Tuesday, February 3 
Exam 1 Grades Now posted 
Exam 2 Resources:
Chapter 9 - Controlling microbial growth in the environment PDF  PP
Chapter 10 - Controlling microbial growth in the body PDF  PP
Chapter 11 - Characterizing and classifying Prokaryotes PDF  PP
Chapter 12 - Characterizing and classifying Eukaryotes PDF PP
Chapter 13 - Characterizing and classifying Viruses, Viroids, Prions PDF PP
Exam 2 – Tuesday, February 24 
Exam 2 Grades  - POSTED HERE
Exam 3 Resources:
Chapter 17 - Immunization and Immune testing PDF PP
Chapter 18 - Aids and other immune disorders PDF PP
Chapter 19 - Microbial Diseases of the skin & Wounds PDF PP
Chapter 20 - Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System PDF PP
Chapter 21 - Microbial Cardiovascular and Systemic Diseases PDF PP​
Exam 3 – Tuesday, March 24
Exam 3 Grades: POSTED Here NOW
Exam 4 Resources:
Chapter 14 – Infections, Infectious Diseases, and Epidemiology PP PDF
Chapter 22 - Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System PP PDF
Chapter 23 - Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System PP PDF
Chapter 24 - Microbial Diseases of the Urinary & Reproductive System PP PDF
Chapter 25 - Applied and Environmental Microbiology PP PDF
Exam 4 – Tuesday, April 14
Exam 4 Grades (Now Posted)
PREFINAL Averages and all scores - Posted Now​
 NOTE:  You are allowed a 3x5 note card on the final.   I also sent an e-mail to you to confirm that.  

Final: 1 PM, Thursday, April 30
Spring 2015 Final Grades (POSTED:  Class  LAB​)



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