Sheryl Gares, PhD, MSc, BSc

Associate Professor, Augustana - Sciences
Associate Chair, Augustana - Sciences

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

AUBIO 475 - Pathogenic Mechanisms of Microorganisms

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Examination of the pathogenic mechanisms used by selected bacteria, and protists that cause human diseases. Pathogens will be compared with a focus on the method of entry, colonization and invasion of host tissue used by various microbes and the microbial factors required to cause infection and disease. Epidemiological approaches, antimicrobials and antibiotic resistance will also be presented. Prerequisites: AUBIO 274 (2021) or 374.

LECTURE 1B01 (75609) Download syllabus
2022-01-26 - 2022-04-14
TH 14:15 - 15:45 (AU C 014)

LAB 1H01 (75610) Download syllabus
2022-01-26 - 2022-04-14
W 14:00 - 17:00 (AU C 058)


AUBIO 111 - Functional Biology

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to functional and from molecules to systems, focusing on how organisms integrate different levels of organization in order to live. This course covers key topics of biochemistry (metabolism, respiration, photosynthesis), cell biology (organelles, membranes, cell cycle), and physiology (gas exchange, circulation, osmoregulation, excretion). Prerequisites: Biology 30 and Chemistry 30.

LECTURE 1B01 (76228) Download syllabus
2022-01-26 - 2022-04-14
MW 12:15 - 13:45 (AU C 167)


AUIDS 137 - Science Laboratory Experiences

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-0-3)

Introduction to experimental work in Biology, chemistry, environmental science and physics. This course emphasizes numeracy, scientific communication and experimental techniques but does not presuppose any specific knowledge of disciplinary content. Note: Closed to students with *6 or more in AUBIO, AUCHE, AUENV, AUPHY and AUSCI.

LAB 3B01 (61830) Download syllabus
2022-01-05 - 2022-01-21
MTWHF 09:00 - 12:00 (AU C 164)

2022-01-05 - 2022-01-21
MTWHF 09:00 - 12:00 (AU C 061)

2022-01-05 - 2022-01-21
MTWHF 09:00 - 12:00 (AU C 059)