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Introduction to the Wolbachia Lab

Getting Started in the Lab

Sterility & Aseptic Technique

This lab activity encourages students to (i) learn about sterility and how to employ aseptic technique; (ii) formulate a testable hypothesis; and (iii) explore microbial diversity from various environments.

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Introduction to Wolbachia

Wolbachia and Reproductive Parasitism

This activity uses manipulatives to explore the associations between Wolbachia and arthropod hosts. As a result, students will unravel the mystery of this host-microbe symbiosis and investigate its relevance to human health.