Molecular Biology Literature
- East Baltimore
- 1st term
- Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2019 - 2020
- Class Times:
- W F, 9:00 - 10:20am
Each week, discusses over two sessions the assigned paper from historic or current scientific literature. The first session covers only the methodologies and how they work, the second covers the scientific advancements achieved with these methods. Each session has both student and faculty discussion leaders.
- Learning Objectives:
- Understand the scientific evidence that supports the basic principles of molecular biology
- Understand basic molecular biology methods used in the research laboratory
- Identify the limitations of experimental methods to determine if the published evidence supports the authors’ conclusions
- Methods of Assessment:
Students evaluated on their preparation of reading assignments and in-class participation.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required
- Special Comments:
Designed for masters students with basic understanding of DNA, RNA, proteins and cellular organelles, with or without laboratory experience.