Thompson Rivers University Department of Biological Sciences Thompson Rivers University Depart of Biological Sciences

Biology 1110 - Introductory Biology

This course is designed for biology or science majors. It is a study of the molecular basis of cellular processes including energy transfer and the storage and use of genetic information.

Biology 2300 - Introductory Microbiology

The communication of scientific discovery is fundamental to all disciplines in Biology. This course will begin to develop students' ability to convey scientific information and to read the scientific literature with understanding.

Biology 3210 - Microbial Ecology

This course is designed to provide an understanding of the importance of microorganisms in nature and societies. The interrelationship between microorganisms, plants, animals and their habitats and the role of these relationships in the maintenance of ecological balance will be emphasized.

Biology 4110 - Advanced Microbiology Laboratory

This course is designed to study the techniques of preservation, growth, quantification and monitoring of microbial cultures with the emphasis on large scale processes.

Biology 4210 - Microbial Physiology

This course is designed to introduce the student to the diversity and complexities of the biochemistry and physiology of microbes. The emphasis is on bacterial growth and its modifications in different environments.

Biol/CHBI 4980 - Honours Research Seminar

This course allows students enrolled in the Biology Honours Program to explore and discuss topics of particular relevance to the field of biological science, with a focus on how scientific research is carried out and presented. It also serves to provide Honours students with constructive criticism of their thesis research projects. The seminars consist of readings, group discussions, and seminar presentations by students, interested faculty and guest speakers.

Biol 2300 - Communicating Biology

The communication of scientific discovery is fundamental to all disciplines in Biology. This course will begin to develop students' ability to convey scientific information and to read the scientific literature with understanding.

For course prerequisites and further descriptions please see the TRU Calendar.