FST 305 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE:    FST 305
COURSE TITLE:    General Microbiology
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION
:  Three hours per week

COURSE DETAILS:
Course Coordinator: Prof. O.B. Oyewole, B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD
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Office Location: Food Service & Technology, COLFHEC
Other Lecturers: Dr. A.O. Obadina

COURSE SYNOPSIS
Historical development and scope of microbiology.  Functional classification and morphology of micro-organisms, microbial nomenclature-fungi, algae, bacteria, viruses, protozoa, Rickettsia and cultivation and isolation of micro-organism – use of microscopy, culture media, staining methods, maintenance of cultures.  Microbial physiology and biochemistry; reproduction; useful and harmful micro-organisms.  Public health considerations of micro-organisms.

FST 305 Lecture Note

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