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120.821.01 MHS Student Research

Department:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Shannon Gaston
Resources:
Description:

Acquaints MHS students with basic research in the biomedical sciences through work under the guidance of a faculty member in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and provides an introduction to hands-on experience in laboratory research.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify a research question of significance in biomedical science
  2. Design hypothesis-driven or discovery-driven experimental studies to address the question
  3. Maintain research notes, including summaries of results and data interpretation
Methods of Assessment:

Meet expectations for time commitments to research (minimum 9-10 hr/week) 50%, Maintain appropriate research notes (including research plan and hypothesis) 50%.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Prospective students must make arrangements with a faculty member for this research experience.

For consent, contact:

sgaston1@jhu.edu