Learning Objectives Go Over First Lecture
1-1 List several ways in which microbes affect our lives.
1-2 Recognize the system of scientific nomenclature that uses two names: a genus and a specific epithet.
1-3 Differentiate the major characteristics of each group of microorganisms.
1-4 List the three domains.
1-5 Explain the importance of observations made by Hooke and van Leeuwenhoek.
1-6 Compare spontaneous generation and biogenesis.
1-7 Identify the contributions to microbiology made by Needham, Spallanzani, Virchow, and Pasteur.
1-8 Explain how Pasteur’s work influenced Lister and Koch.
1-9 Identify the importance of Koch’s postulates.
1-10 Identify the importance of Jenner’s work.
1-11 Identify the contributions to microbiology made by Ehrlich and Fleming.
1-12 Define bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, immunology, and virology.
1-13 Explain the importance of molecular genetics and molecular biology.
1-14 List at least four beneficial activities of microorganisms.
1-15 Name two examples of biotechnology that use recombinant DNA technology and two examples that do not.
1-16 Define normal microbiota and resistance.
1-17 Define biofilm.
1-18 Define emerging infectious disease.
Check Your Understanding
Describe some of the destructive and beneficial actions of microbes.
Distinguish a genus from a specific epithet.
Which groups of microbes are prokaryotes? Which are eukaryotes?
What are the three domains?
What is the cell theory?
What evidence supported spontaneous generation?
How was spontaneous generation disproved?
Summarize in your own words the germ theory of disease.
What is the importance of Koch’s postulates?
What is the significance of Jenner’s discovery?
What was Ehrlich’s “magic bullet”?
Define bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, immunology, and virology.
Differentiate microbial genetics from molecular biology.... [continues]
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