MCB 428
Microbiology
School of Molecular and Cellular Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Announcements

More recent announcements are at the top of this document.

  • Tuesday, October 17th we will start Exercise #4 on Gastrointestinal Tract Infections. As a reminder you have a Pre-Lab #4 due on LON-CAPA an hour before your lab section starts (9am for Section A; noon for Section B). Also the Lab Report for Exercise #3 on Respiratory Tract Infections is due at the beginning of class.
  • The Post-Lab #3 on Respiratory Tract Infections is due on LON-CAPA by 9 pm on Wednesday, October 18th.

    FYI - The MCB428 Final Exam is scheduled for Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 8:00am-11:00am in 1024 Chemistry Annex.

     

  • Today we finished Exercise #3 on Respiratory Tract Infections and the Lab Report #3 will be due next week in lab on Tuesday, October 17th. The Post-lab #3 will be due by 9pm on Wednesday, October 18th.
  • Thursday, October 12th is the MCB428 Exam 1 during your normal lab section. It covers topics starting from the beginning of the course up to and including Gram-positive Infections. It is worth 100 pts and consists mainly of short answer questions (with some True/False questions and mutiple choice questions). A sample Exam is posted on the website and a calculator is not needed for the Exam. Please arrive on time so everyone can start on time.

     

  • Weekly TA Office hours are in 218 Noyes Lab on Mondays at 9am-10am with Colleen Bianco and at 11am-noon with Kyle Grim. Prof. Ikeda's Office hours are at 175A Burrill Hall on Mondays and Wednesdays at 2pm-3pm.
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  • The Lab Report for Exercise #2 on Gram-Positive Cocci Infections is due Thursday, October 5th at the beginning of class. The Post-Lab #2 on Gram-Positive Cocci Infections is due on LON-CAPA by 9 pm on Friday, October 6th. Note: these due dates were changed from what was listed in the Lab Manual and Syllabus.

    On Thursday, we will continue with Exercise #3 Respiratory Tract Infections Day 2.

    Exam I is next week on October 12th in lab.

     

  • On Tuesday, October 3rd we will start Exercise #3 on Respiratory Tract Infections. As a reminder you have a Pre-Lab due on LON-CAPA an hour before your lab section starts (9am for Section A; noon for Section B).

    The Lab Report for Exercise #2 on Gram-Positive Cocci Infections is due Thursday, October 5th at the beginning of class. The Post-Lab #2 on Gram-Positive Cocci Infections is due on LON-CAPA by 9 pm on Friday, October 6th. Note: these due dates were changed from what was listed in the Lab Manual and Syllabus.

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  • As a reminder, the MCB428 Post-Lab #1 (Urinary Tract Infections) is due Wednesday, September 27th by 9 pm.
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  • Thursday, September 21st we will start the next Exercise #2 on Gram-Positive Cocci Infections. As a reminder you have a Pre-Lab due on LON-CAPA an hour before your lab section starts (9am for Section A; noon for Section B). The Lab Report for Exercise #1 on UTIs will be due next Tuesday, September 26th at the beginning of class. The Post-Lab #1 on UTIs will be due on LON-CAPA by 9pm on Wednesday, September 27th.
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  • Welcome to MCB428 (Microbial Pathogens Laboratory). Classes are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays and our first meeting is on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, in Room 218 Noyes Laboratory. Section A meets at 10 am-11:50 am; Section B meets at 1 pm-2:50 pm. In the first few sessions, students will be introduced to the course policies, biosafety, and general laboratory procedures. We will provide you with a lab coat and other personal protective equipment. Students may review this material in the Fall 2017 MCB428 Lab Manual that must be purchased at the Illini Union Bookstore. We will also review some general principles related to pathogens. Looking forward to seeing you in lab!
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