Experimental Microbial Genetics

Cornynebacterium glutamicum.

Corynebacterium glutamicum. (Photomicrograph courtesy of Dr. Philip Lessard.)


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Fall 2003



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The projects section illustrates the student experience of this course and includes a student's final paper as well as other example materials provided by the teaching staff.

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Also referred to as the Microbial Genetics Project Lab, this is a hands-on research course designed to introduce the student to the strategies and challenges associated with microbiology research. Students take on independent and original research projects that are designed to be instructive with the goal of advancing a specific field of research in microbiology.

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Janis Melvold, Philip Lessard, and Anthony Sinskey. 7.13 Experimental Microbial Genetics. Fall 2003. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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