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Life sciences/Microbiology/Bacteriology/Bacteria/Gram negative bacteria/Salmonella

Microbes on a Georgia mountaintop and mutated Salmonella bacteria are being scrutinized by undergraduate biologists in two innovative courses recognized by the Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction.

The award-winning course developed by Nitya Jacob at Oxford College in Georgia allows students to do original research of the microbial diversity of nearby granite outcrops through DNA isolation and sequencing.