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120.852.01 Core Research Literature


Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
4th term
99 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Valeria Culotta
Course Instructor:

Provides a complement to the BCMB core curriculum. Student reads research papers relating to a core lecture topic. Discussions are led by a student while a faculty member from Biochemistry or MMI act as facilitator. Helps students to develop skills in reading the primary literature and provides an introduction to the experimental paradigms underlying the concepts presented in the core course.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Read and critically evaluate primary research literature in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Methods of Assessment:

Reading assignment preparation and class participation

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent required by any non-BMB or MMI students.

For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

Requirement for students in the Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Molecular Microbiology & Immunology enrolled in core curriculum