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Aquatic Microbial Ecology BIOE 400
Monday, July 06, 2020, 8:00 AM to Friday, July 17, 2020, 5:00 PM EST
Category: Course

Location (Field Station): Flathead Lake Biological Station, Montana, USA

Course Description: M–F, Full Day, 3 Credits Prerequisites: One year of college-level biology, chemistry, and mathematics or consent of instructor. The course provides a conceptual foundation and hands-on field and laboratory training in modern methods in aquatic microbial ecology. Lectures, laboratories, field trips, and in-class discussions will be used to explore topics such as physiology and metabolism of aquatic microbes; methods and tools for assessing microbial diversity, biomass, and growth; and the role of microbes in bioelemental cycles. Students will gain hands-on experience with both cultivation-based approaches and cultivation-independent methods for studying environmental microorganisms. The heavy field-based emphasis of the course is intended to provide an experiential learning environment.

Instructor – Dr. Matthew Church, FLBS-U of Montana

Web Address of Course Info: https://flbs.umt.edu/apps/education/


Contact: Marie Kohler [email protected] 406-872-4515