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East Baltimore
1st term
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Instruction Method:
Class Times:
  • W F,  12:00 - 12:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructor:
Michael Matunis

Introduces students to the faculty and to current research being conducted in their respective laboratories within the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and by other training faculty of the Cancer Biology Training Program. Informs doctoral students about research opportunities in each laboratory and allows them to make informed decisions about their choices for laboratory rotations during their first year. Similarly, informs current MHS students who are considering the ScM Program during the second year about potential research opportunities in laboratories of BMB faculty. Provides time for faculty presentation, student questions and further discussion.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Understand the research interests and scientific approaches of the training faculty
  2. Make informed decisions regarding laboratory rotations during the first year for doctoral students
  3. Investigate areas of potential interest for master's students considering the option of pursuing laboratory research toward the ScM degree during their second year
  4. Initiate a dialogue between students and faculty about various aspects of scientific research encompassed by the departmental training program
Methods of Assessment:

Method of evaluation will be based on attendance.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required