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This course provides an introduction to basic knowledge and skills needed to work in a laboratory. Instruments and equipment utilized in hands-on training include pipets, micropipettes, balances, pH meters, autoclaves, microscopes, and spectrophotometers. Concepts presented include lab safety, equipment operation, laboratory documentation, preparation of chemical solutions, and use of chromatography in sample preparation and analytical techniques