2021 Remote Microbiology & Environmental Toxicology Summer Courses


    Microbiology (5 credits)

  • METX 119

    Session 1

    Cell and molecular biology of bacteria and their viruses, including applications in medicine, public health, agriculture, and biotechnology. Prerequisite(s): BIOC 100A or BIOL 101 or BIOL 100 or CHEM 103.

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    Proposed Instructor - Karen Ottemann


  • Microbiology Laboratory (5 credits)

  • METX 119L-01

    Session 1

    An introduction to the principles and practices of laboratory microbiology, with a substantial presentation of optical microscopy. Students are billed a materials fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Satisfaction of Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; and one course from the following courses: BIOL 20L, or BIOL 101L, or BIOL 102L; and previous or concurrent enrollment in METX 119. Enrollment is restricted to biological sciences and affiliated majors, proposed majors, and minors. Other majors by permission.

    Proposed Instructor - Burcak Artun


  • Microbiology Laboratory (5 credits)

  • METX 119L-02

    Session 1

    An introduction to the principles and practices of laboratory microbiology, with a substantial presentation of optical microscopy. Students are billed a materials fee.

    Prerequisite(s): Satisfaction of Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; and one course from the following courses: BIOL 20L, or BIOL 101L, or BIOL 102L; and previous or concurrent enrollment in METX 119. Enrollment is restricted to biological sciences and affiliated majors, proposed majors, and minors. Other majors by permission.

    Proposed Instructor - Burcak Artun


  • Functional Anatomy (5 credits)

  • METX 135

    Session 1

    A rigorous systems-based course in anatomy. Lectures provide an overview of functional anatomy at all levels from the systems to the tissues. Provides a mechanistic understanding of the structures of the body as a foundation for human-health oriented studies. 

    Prerequisite(s): METX 20A and BIOE 20B. Concurrent enrollment in METX 135L is required. Enrollment restricted to biological sciences majors and affiliated majors and biology minors.

    Proposed Instructor - Manel Camps


  • Functional Anatomy Lab (2 credits)

  • METX 135L

    Session 1

    Complements lecture course 135. Emphasizes nomenclature and recognition; includes the embryology and histology of bones, muscles, and internal organs, and the interactions between the systems of the body.

    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 20A and BIOE 20B. Enrollment restricted to biological sciences majors and affiliated majors and biology minors. Concurrent enrollment in METX 135 is required.

    Proposed Instructor - Manel Camps