• Sponsor: Erik V. Thuesen,
  • Enrollment: 25
  • Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing, transfer students welcome. A minimum of one year of college-level chemistry with lab and advanced course work in either botany, microbiology, mycology or zoology is required; one quarter of organic chemistry recommended
  • Credits: 16 upper division science
  • Part-time options: no
  • Program Webpage
  • Course Description in Evergreen's Catalog
  • Full Syllabus (pdf)
  • Class Schedule


    Due to SNOW, classes on Tuesday and Wednesday of week one were missed. We will make up for these classes on Thursday and Friday of week one. For lab on Thursday, please come prepared by bringing in plants with root nodules. We need clover, scotch broom, alder, and something else (lupine, vetch, etc.) with rhizobial symbionts. THE FIRST CLASS is now on Thursday, January 8th, 2004, at 9AM in Lab 1 3035.

    The First Class is on Tuesday, January 6th, 2004, at 8 AM in Lecture Hall 2.

    Tuesday 8:00 - 11:00 Lecture in Lecture Hall 2

    Tuesday 14:30 - 16:30 Seminar in Library 1706

    Wednesday 8:00 - 10:00 Lecture and/or Presentations in Lecture Hall 2

    Thursday 9:00 - 17:00 Laboratory in Lab 1 3035

    Friday 8:00 - 12:30 Laboratory in Lab 1 3035 and/or Presentations in Lecture Hall 2

    Friday 13:00 - 15:00 Workshop in Lab 2 Computer Applications Lab (West)

    Required Books

    Symbiosis: an introduction to biological associations by Surindar Paracer and Vernon Ahmadjian
    Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2000
    ISBN: 0195118073 (pbk) ~40.00$

    Symbiotic interactions by A.E. Douglas
    Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1994
    ISBN: 0198542941 (pbk) ~$45.00

    Symbiotic planet: a new look at evolution by Lynn Margulis
    Publisher: Basic Books, New York 2000
    ISBN: 0465072720 (pbk) ~$14.00


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