Sheryl Gares, PhD, MSc, BSc

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


Associate Professor, Augustana - Sciences
(780) 679-1685
C169 Classroom Building
4901-46 Ave
T4V 2R3

Associate Chair, Augustana - Sciences


AUBIO 374 - Microbiology

Introduction to the prokaryotic members of the microbial world. Microbiological diversity will be examined by comparing cellular morphology, structure and metabolism. Topics include how to grow and study microbes, classification approaches and problems, control of microbial growth, pathogenesis and microbial ecology. Prerequisite: AUBIO 260. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUBIO 274 (2021) and AUBIO 374.

Fall Term 2022 Fall Term 2022

AUBIO 471 - Immunology

An introduction to the structure and function of the immune system. Topics include the ontogeny of immune structures and cells, the generation of B and T cell receptor diversity, antigens and antibodies, clonal selection and expansion, MHC restriction, self tolerance and cytokines. Discussion of infectious disease, vaccines, and immunity will be used to synthesize these topics into a unified conceptual framework. Prerequisites: AUBIO 374. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUBIO 371 (2021) and AUBIO 471.

Winter Term 2023 Winter Term 2023

AUIDS 301 - Community Partnership Project

The Community Partnership Project is a project-based course in the Augustana Core. With the support of a faculty advisor, students will work in small multidisciplinary groups on a specific issue raised by a community partner. This course introduces students to the skills and knowledge they need to work professionally with community partners, while reinforcing their ability to work collaboratively on a project. Prerequisite: AUIDS 201.

Winter Term 2023

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