08. September 2020 - 17:30
ASCUS Lab
United KingdomEdinburghSummerhall

Find - Grow - See - Beginners Microbiology Course 2020, ASCUS Lab, Tuesday, 08. September 2020

Find - Grow - SeeMicrobiology Course for Beginners 20206.30 pm – 9.00 pm,Tuesdays, 8th Sept - 6th October (5-week block of workshops)


Where: ASCUS Lab


This is a series of 5 weekly workshops including tuition and hands-on experiments in microbiology led by our microbiology expert lab technician. We will take you through the fascinating hidden world of microbes. Each day you will gain new insights into microbiology and have a chance to work independently in ASCUS Lab supported by our technician. Work with microbes often used in the lab, including kombucha and bacteria. Find out how some microbes produce light, antibiotics, and pigments.


Our hands-on workshops include learning culturing, sample collection, inoculation, incubation, and observation. Explore and gain an understanding of how our world is inhabited and literally covered with microbes and how these organisms interact with each other and can be used in creative projects, food production, and biotechnology.


All you need is yourself, a notebook and an inquisitive mind. All other materials are provided.


What will be covered:


WEEK 1 - HOW MICROBIOLOGY WORKS WEEK 2 - SAMPLE COLLECTION & INOCULATIONWEEK 3 - FERMENTATION & FOOD MICROBIOLOGYWEEK 4 - MICROBES: FRIENDS OR FOES WEEK 5 - MICROBES IN THE ENVIRONMENT

Tuesday, 08. September 2020, ASCUS Lab, Find - Grow - See - Beginners Microbiology Course 2020

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