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260.607.01 Scientific Literature

Department:
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
J.-Marie Hardwick
Course Instructor s:
Resources:
Description:

Students read assigned papers from the current scientific literature and participate in in-depth discussions focusing on scientific methods and understanding the technologies available in departmental core facilities. Assigned papers cover a broad range of topics that are related to but not directly covered in coursework. Student discussion leaders present background information, guide the discussion and prepare written discussion questions.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Learn to critically evaluate current scientific literature.
Methods of Assessment:

Students will be assessed based on their oral presentations (30%), participation in class discussions (50%), and written assignments (20%).

Instructor Consent:

No consent required