CALS Farm and Industry Short Course Program: Farm Microbiology

Syllabus for Spring, 2005

This one-credit course covers the biology of microorganisms and their involvement in agriculture, food science, infectious disease and technology. Included are an introduction to cellular biology and discussions of bacteria, molds, yeasts and viruses. Laboratories introduce basic techniques of microbiology for observation, growth and identification of microorganisms.

Instructor for the course is John Lindquist:
    Office: 20A Old Biochemistry
    Open Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 12:30-3:30 PM
    E-mail: [email protected]

Grading System: 100 points for attendance; 5 points deducted for each session missed. 100 points divided between mid-term exam and final exam (dates of each to be announced).

Lectures are accompanied by Lecture Outlines in handout form. A Laboratory Manual (or equivalent) is provided for the laboratory.

Lectures meet Mondays and Wednesdays at 4:35 PM in Room 108 Plant Sciences. General lecture topics are as shown on the home page (under "Lecture Outlines").

Laboratories meet Tuesdays from 3:45 to approx. 5:30 PM in Room 20 Old Biochemistry.

Farm Microbiology Home Page.
CALS Farm and Industry Short Course Home Page.
Bacteriology Department Web Site.

Page last modified on
3/9/05 at 8:30 PM, CST.
John Lindquist, Dept. of Bacteriology,
University of Wisconsin – Madison