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120.850.01 Biochemical Techniques

Department:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Term:
1st term
Credits:
6 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Shannon Gaston
Resources:
Description:

All departmental PhD students spend eight weeks participating in the research activities of a faculty member’s laboratory. During the academic year each PhD student rotates through four laboratories.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Develop critical thinking skills and the ability to design hypothesis driven research questions
  2. Develop the ability to design experiments to test hypothesis driven research questions
  3. Master basic laboratory skills, including maintenance of an effective laboratory notebook
  4. Develop effective written and oral communication skills
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on ability to design experiments and to interpret results in their scientific context.

Enrollment Restriction:

BMB PhD Students only

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Only open to BMB PhD students