Lewis Obermiller, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Life Sciences

Life Science

Office: NU 6 - Room: NU-183

480-461-7119

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 2:55 PM - 3:45 PM1:30 PM - 2:20 PM2:55 PM - 3:45 PM11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
    

Online

By appointment    

All office hours are also online as well as in-person except Fridays.  On Fridays office hours are in-person only on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, otherwise they are online only.

Classes Taught

Summer 2024

BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 4 Credits

The study and principles of structure and function of organisms at the molecular and cellular levels. A detailed exploration of the chemistry of life, the cell, and genetics.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101. One year of high school or one semester of college-level biology and chemistry is strongly recommended.

Course Notes: One year of high school or one semester of college-level biology and chemistry is strongly recommended.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15045

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 15045 Class exams will require the use of a lockdown browser and monitor so you will need to have a computer or iPad with a microphone, speakers, and a camera. Chromebooks and smartphones will not work with this system, and can not be used to take the online exams.

Lab kits are required. These can be purchased from Home Science Tools." ('Home Science Tools' https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/mcc-hybrid-bio-181-kit/ Students may contact instructor at: obermiller@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 15045 must also register for one of .

15042

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15042 Students may contact instructor at: obermiller@mesacc.edu

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15042 must also register for .

15046

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15046 Lab kits are required. These can be purchased from Home Science Tools." ('Home Science Tools' https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/mcc-hybrid-bio-181-kit/ Students may contact instructor at: obermiller@mesacc.edu

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15046 must also register for .

BIO298AA Special Projects 1 Credits

Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.

Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14820
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

Independent Study
Lab
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Open

5 of 5
Seats Available

Notes: Students may contact instructor at: lewis.obermiller@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 4 Credits

The study and principles of structure and function of organisms at the molecular and cellular levels. A detailed exploration of the chemistry of life, the cell, and genetics.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101. One year of high school or one semester of college-level biology and chemistry is strongly recommended.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13689
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Open

24 of 48
Seats Available

Notes: Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 13689 must also register for one of .

13749

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

44 of 48
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 13749 Exams will require the use of a lockdown browser and monitor so you will need to have a computer or iPad with a microphone, speakers, and a camera. Chromebooks and smartphones will not work with this system, and can not be used to take the online exams.

Class 13749 Lab kits are required. These can be purchased from Home Science Tools." ('Home Science Tools' hyperlink https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/mcc-hybrid-bio-181-kit/

Class 13749 Students may contact instructor at: obermiller@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 13749 must also register for one of .

32616
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
Mo
10:30 AM - 1:20 PM

Open

14 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 32616 must also register for .

13690
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/21/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
10:30 AM - 1:20 PM

Open

10 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 13690 must also register for .

13750

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

22 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 13750 Class exams will require the use of a lockdown browser and monitor so you will need to have a computer or iPad with a microphone, speakers, and a camera. Chromebooks and smartphones will not work with this system, and can not be used to take the online exams.

Class 13750 Lab kits are required. These can be purchased from Home Science Tools." ('Home Science Tools' hyperlink https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/mcc-hybrid-bio-181-kit/

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 13750 Students may contact instructor at: lewis.obermiller@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 13750 must also register for .

15985

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

22 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15985 Class exams will require the use of a lockdown browser and monitor so you will need to have a computer or iPad with a microphone, speakers, and a camera. Chromebooks and smartphones will not work with this system, and can not be used to take the online exams. Lab kits are required. These can be purchased from Home Science Tools." ('Home Science Tools' https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/mcc-hybrid-bio-181-kit/

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 15985 Students may contact instructor at: lewis.obermiller@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15985 must also register for .

BIO240 General Genetics 4 Credits

In depth examination of the field of genetics.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BIO181, or BIO181XT, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32620

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

19 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Class 32620 Students may contact instructor at: lewis.obermiller@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

B.S. Molecular Biology

M.S. Cellular Biology

Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biochemistry

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