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Fundamentals of Microbiology Laboratory Videos

Author(s): Jeffrey C. Pommerville, PhD, Glendale Community College
  • ISBN-13: 9781284128987
  • Online Miscellaneous     pages      © 2018
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The Ultimate Microbiology Laboratory Experience

Welcome to the ultimate microbiology laboratory experience, with 110 minutes of instructor chosen, high-quality videos of actual students performing the most common lab skills, procedures, and techniques. From lab safety to microscopy to bacterial staining techniques, nowhere else will you find a more comprehensive and customized microbiology video program. Best-selling author and expert Jeff Pommerville provides narration, context, and rationale for the on-screen action, and Skills Checklists are available online to record progress and for assignability. Fundamentals of Microbiology Laboratory Videos is the perfect companion to any modern microbiology laboratory course.

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Laboratory Videos
Section: Lab Safety
(Video: Laboratory safety – run time 1:57)
(Video: Cleaning up a culture spill – run time 1:29)
Section: Laboratory Techniques and Skills
(Video: How to use a gas burner / bacti-cinerator to sterilize an inoculating loop / needle – run time 2:07)
(Video: Broth-to-broth – run time 2:47)
(Video: Broth-to-agar – run time 3:47)
(Video: Four-way streak plate – 4:25)
(Video: Preparing the pour plate – 7:02)
(Video: Transferring a solution with a pipette – 2:55)
(Video: How to make a serial dilution – 4:01)
Section: Microscopy
(Video: How to use the light microscope: Identifying the parts – 5:02)
(Video: Measuring cell size – 1:30)
Section: Bacterial Staining Techniques
(Video: How to make a bacterial smear – 4:05)
(Video: How to make a simple stain technique – 2:07)
(Video: How to make a negative stain preparation – 2:47)
(Video: Preparing a Gram stain – 4:19)
(Video: Preparing an endospore stain – 3:30)
(Video: How to make a capsule stain preparation – 2:30)
(Video: How to make a hanging drop preparation – 4:15)
Section: Control of Microorganisms
(Video: How to Prepare a Disk Diffusion Assay – 4:56)
(Video: How to prepare the Kirby-Bauer test – 4:30)
Section: Measuring Population Growth
(Video: How to Use a Petroff-Hausser Chamber – 2:38)
(Video: How to Prepare a Standard Plate Count – 7:26)
(Video: How to use a spectrophotometer – 3:18)
Section: Medical Microbiology
(Video: Preparing the acid-fast stain – 3:33)
(Video: Oxidase test – 1:52)
(Video: IMViC: Indole test – 2:16)
(Video: IMViC: Methyl red test – 2:22)
(Video: IMViC: Voges-Proskauer test – 3:21)
(Video: IMViC: Citrate test)
Section: Identification of a Bacterial Unknown
(Video: Biochemical tests: Carbohydrate fermentation – 3:04)
(Video: Starch hydrolysis test – 2:00)
(Video: Catalase test – 2:00)
(Video: Hydrogen sulfate – 1:53)
(Video: Urease test – 2:22)

Features & Benefits

  • 34 videos and over 100 minutes of quality production-value video!
  • Visually demonstrates common skills typically covered in an introductory undergraduate microbiology lab (safety protocols, operating equipment, swabbing cultures, etc.)
  • Jeff Pommerville provides the educational context for each lab skill, and  actual students perform the techniques in a typical undergraduate lab setting
  • Skills Checklists on PDF allows students to record progress and instructors to assign lab activities


Jeffrey C. Pommerville, PhD-Glendale Community College

Jeffrey Pommerville is Professor of Biology and Microbiology at Glendale Community College (GCC) in Glendale, Arizona, where he teaches microbiology and introductory biology. He also has served as the Course Assessment Coordinator for the Biology Department at GCC. Before coming to GCC, he was on the biology faculty at Texas A&M University. Dr. Pommerville received his BS and PhD from the University of California-Santa Barbara. Since coming to GCC, Dr. Pommerville has served as principal investigator on several NSF grants, including Systemic Reform in Science (SyRIS) that developed a strategy to reform and integrate the introductory sciences. He is the author of more than 50 research and education research papers, and was the Perspectives Editor for the Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, a peer-reviewed journal published by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Dr. Pommerville has received numerous professional honors, including: the 2008 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award from ASM, the Golden Microscope Award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Ohaus Award for Innovations in Science Teaching from the National Science Teachers Association, and was one of the first recipients of a Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award from his home institution. He is a member of AAAS, NSTA, NABT, and, of course ASM. Dr. Pommerville is a past co-chair for the ASM’s Conference for Undergraduate Educators as well as a past chair of Division W of ASM.

Dr. Pommerville also is author of Fundamentals of Microbiology: Body Systems Edition, Third Edition (2016), Alcamo’s Microbes and Society, Fourth edition (2016), as well as Encounters in Microbiology, Vol. 1 and 2 (2009), and Guide to Infectious Diseases by Body System, Second Edition (2012). All are published by Jones & Bartlett Learning.



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