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Lecture Schedule and Notes Bio119, Fall Quarter 2008
Lecture #
Date Topics* Suggested Readings
Before Friday Basic biology and biochemistry Chapter 3
1
9/26 F Microbiology Introduction (download pdf) 1, 2; Microbe Hunters chapter on Koch (Web).
2
9/29 M Microbes, Prokaryotes, and Diversity; Study Questions; Inked (download pdf) 1.2-3, Box 16.1 & 16.3, 17.1-3
3
10/1 W Prokaryotic Cell Biology I: the cytoplasm, cell envelope and wall
(outlines: pdf or doc versions) and Study Questions
Inked Outline
4.2-4, 11.1-2, Table 11.1
4
10/3 F Prokaryotic Cell Biology II: Outer membrane, layers and appendages, and motility
(outlines: pdf or doc versions) and Study Questions
Inked Outline
4.4-5, 5.2, 11.5
5
10/6 M Bacterial nutrition, transport of nutrients by microbial cells
(outlines: pdf or doc versions) and Study Questions
Inked Outline and figures
Chapter 5
6
10/8 W Microbial Physiology: Microbial cultivation and isolation
(outlines: pdf or doc versions) and Study Questions
Inked Outline and figures
Chapters 5, 6.5, 7.1-3
7
10/10 F Microbial Physiology: Microbial growth and control
(outline: pdf version) and Study Questions
Inked Outline
Growth video #1 and #2 (source is YouTube)
Chapters 6, 7.3-4
8
10/13 M Prokaryotic Metabolism: Energy Generation part I
(outline: pdf or ppt versions)
study questions are attached to the outline
Inked Outline (pdf)
Chapters 8, 12
9
10/15 W Prokaryotic Metabolism: Energy Generation part I (continued) Chapters 8, 12
10
10/17 F Prokaryotic Metabolism: Energy Generation Respiration
(outline: pdf format)
Study Questions
Inked Outline
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10/20 M Midterm I: Covers Lectures 1-9  
11
10/22 W Metabolic Diversity (lecture: pdf or ppt)
Inked Lecture (pdf format)
Archaea, Proteobacteria, and Gram Positive bacteria (lecture: pdf or ppt)
Study Questions
Chapters 8-9, Box 32.5; 18-20
Anaerobic Respiration Review Paper (pdf)
12
10/24 F Genome organization/function, DNA replication, and plasmids
DNA Replication Outline (pdf or doc format) and Figures (pdf format)
Plasmids Outline (pdf or doc format) and figures (pdf format)
Study Questions
Inked Outline
13.1-13.2
RNA Antitoxins Paper (hok/sok)
13
10/27 M Transcription, translation, and protein export in bacteria
Outline (pdf or doc formats) and figures (pdf or ppt formats)
Study Questions (doc or pdf format)
Inked Outline
13.3, 13.5, 11.3-4
Protein Secretion Paper (pdf)
14
10/29 W Mutagens, mutations, and isolation of mutants
Lecture outline (pdf or doc format) and figures (pdf format)
Study Questions (doc or pdf format)
Inked outlined
13.8, 13.9
Microbiological Assays for Mutagens
Luria and Delbruck 1943 paper
15
10/31 F Microbial genetics, transformation, mutation, acquiring new traits.
Lecture outline (pdf or doc format) and figures (pdf format)
Study Questions (doc or pdf format)
Inked outline
Chapter 15
16
11/3 M Regulation of gene expression
Lecture outline (pdf or doc format) and figures (pdf format)
Study Questions (doc or pdf format)
Inked outline
13.4, 13.6, 13.7
17
11/5 W Microbial genomics Chapter 16
18
11/7 F Catch up on previous lectures
19
11/10 M Human host-microbe interactions (by Professor Fitnat Yildiz)
Lecture notes (pdf). Study questions are at the end of the lecture notes.
Chapter 26
20
11/12 W Pathogens I: Water-borne diseases (by Professor Fitnat Yildiz)
Lecture notes (pdf)
Chapter 28
11/14 F ****Midterm II: Covers Lectures 10-16****  
21
11/17 M Pathogens II: Food borne diseases (by Professor Fitnat Yildiz)
Lecture notes (pdf)
Chapter 28
22
11/19 W Pathogens III: Person to person diseases (by Professor Fitnat Yildiz)
Lecture notes (pdf)
Chapter 28
23
11/21 F Clinical microbiology: antibiotics
Lecture notes (pdf)
Study Questions (pdf)
Sections 7.3, 7.4; Chapter 30
Walsh 2000 Paper
Levy 2004 Paper
24
11/24 M Viruses. Guest lecture by Susan Williams, Ph.D., UCSC
Lecture notes (doc format)
Study Questions (pdf)
Chapters 14, 29
11/26 W No class-work on outside project  
11/28 F Holiday: no class  
25
12/1 M Outside project due.
Applied/Environmental Microbiology: wastewater, drinking water, monitoring
Lecture notes (pdf)
Study Questions (pdf) and MPN table (pdf)
Based on chapter 32
26
12/3 W Microbial Ecology/Environmental Microbiology
Lecture notes (pdf)
Study Questions (pdf) and Answers (pdf)
Based on chapter 24
27
12/5F Review: question/answer  
12/8 M FINAL EXAM (comprehensive): 4-7 PM  
*All lectures by Professor Saltikov unless otherwise noted.