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BIOLOGY 240:  General Microbiology  -  Spring 2018

Course Description:  Introduction to the microscopic world of living things, including both helpful and pathogenic single-celled microorganisms, viruses, and helminths.  The relationships between microbes and the environment, human endeavors, and human health will be the focus of the course.

Microbiology Course Schedule (Spring 2018)

  • Lab AA MW, 9:40 - 11:00 AM (Room 16-204)
  • Lecture MW, 11:10 AM - 12:35 PM (Room 22-114)
  • Lab AB MW, 12:45 - 2:00 PM (Room 16-204)


Dr. Nathan Staples
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Science & Technology Division
Cañada College
4200 Farm Hill Blvd.
Redwood City, CA 94061

E-Mail Dr. Staples
Phone:   (650) 306-3251
Office:   Bldg. 16, Room 207
Office Hours (& open lab hours): 
Mon./Wed. 8:45 AM - 9:40 AM; 2 PM - 3 PM. 
Tue./Thurs. 11:30 - 12:35 PM;
Tue./Thurs. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM by arrangement.  
Please do NOT hesitate to contact me and make an appointment!!

**  Review sessions will be held in the LAB, every Wednesday or Thursday during the week before an Exam!!!

Learn More about Dr. Staples:

TUTORING hours at the Learning Center (bldg. 9, 2nd floor):

TBA for Spring 2017.......


Access this week's Quiz and Assignments at SMCCD Canvas:

Enter your student I.D. (G#) as your username, and your initial password will be your birthdate in format, MM/DD/YY.  If you have any problems, email Dr. Staples immediately! 

Remember to take each quiz by that Wed. or Thurs. evening
You may SUBMIT answers only ONCE

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BIOL 240 - General Microbiology
Last Updated on 17-Jan-2018