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120.850.01 Biochemical Techniques

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
3rd term
6 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Grading Restriction:

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.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required