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Term: 1st term
Credits: 2 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
  • J.-Marie Hardwick

Reviews and discusses, in depth, historic and current publications in the field of molecular biology. Required of departmental students concurrently enrolled in ME 260.800, Molecular Biology.

Learning Objective(s):

1. Critically evaluate scientific literature in Molecular Biology, beginning with classic papers and ending with more recent advancements. 2. Assess a wide variety of experimental strategies as they are applied to discover/understand the major events regulating cellular functions. 3. Discuss required readings in depth during class to evaluate the experimental techniques, determine if the conclusions are supported by the evidence and assess their contribution to the advancement of the field.

Methods of Assessment: Students evaluated on their preparation of reading assignments.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday 9:00 - 10:20
  • Friday 9:00 - 10:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students
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Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Special Comments: Required for 1st year PhD and ScM MMI students. Consent of instructor required only if the student is not a first year MMI student.