Fall 2011 not offered
Modern developmental biology research combines the knowledge and techniques of two centuries of embryology with the molecular and cell biology techniques of the past two decades. Students will learn molecular biology and microscopy techniques including PCR, microinjection, and fluorescent microscopy. Substantial class time will be spent discussing experimental design and hypothesis testing.
Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning
Students will generate hypotheses that are testable, learning logic by doing and thinking and speaking
Students will generate, analyze and present quantitative data.
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|Course Format: Laboratory||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: ([MB&B181 or BIOL181] AND [BIOL182 or MB&B182] AND BIOL218) OR ([MB&B195 or BIOL195] AND [BIOL182 or MB&B182] AND BIOL218) OR ([MB&B181 or BIOL181] AND [BIOL182 or MB&B182] AND [BIOL212 or MB&B212]) OR ([MB&B195 or BIOL195] AND [BIOL182 or MB&B182] AND [
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Laboratory notebook, lab reports, two short scientific essays, short response essays on journal articles, poster presentation of research projects
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students must have taken any 200-level course in the area of molecular biology, genetics, cell biology, or developmental biology. Interested students who do not meet the prerequisites should contact Professor Devoto directly.
Students will be required to do laboratory work outside of regular class meeting times.
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