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120.852.01 Core Research Literature

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
3rd term
Variable Credit
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Floyd Bryant
Course Instructor s:

Provides a complement to the BCMB core curriculum. Student reads research papers relating to a core lecture topic. Discussions are led by a student while a faculty member from Biochemistry or MMI act as facilitator. Helps students to develop skills in reading the primary literature and provides an introduction to the experimental paradigms underlying the concepts presented in the core course.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Read and critically evaluate primary research literature in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Methods of Assessment:

Reading assignment preparation and class participation

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Any students not in the BMB PhD program.

For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

Requirement for students in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular enrolled in core curriculum