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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
    Access Code Subscription Length: 365 Days
  • Will Publish: 6/17/2017
Price: $99.95 US List
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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 110 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

Congratulations to Dr. Pommerville who was recently awarded the 2008 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award!

Jeffrey Pommerville has a Ph.D. in Cell and Organismal Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. After serving as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Georgia, he was an assistant professor of biology at Texas A&M University. For the past 14 years, he has been Professor of Biology at Glendale Community College where he teaches introductory biology and microbiology. He has 20 years of research experience in cell biology and microbiology and has authored over 35 peer-reviewed papers in national and international research journals. For the past three years, he was the principal investigator for Systemic Reform In Science (SyRIS), a project funded by the National Science Foundation that was designed to improve student outcomes in science through changes in curriculum and pedagogy that align with national systemic reform initiatives. In 2003, he was awarded the Gustav Ohaus Award (College Division) for Innovations in Science Teaching from the National Science Teachers Association. Over the past three years, he has presented numerous seminars and workshops to colleges, universities, business, medical, and service organizations on understanding and responding to bioterrorism. 


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