PLSCI 4302

PLSCI 4302

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

It is essential for scientists to understand how research can address real-world challenges and visualize all the steps involved. Students will make a synthesis of the techniques learned on campus (PLSCI 4300) with their application to the vineyards of Chile (PLSCI 4301). The latest cutting-edge molecular diagnostic techniques and speculation on future methods will be analyzed.

When Offered Spring (weeks 1-7).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PLSCI 4300 and PLSCI 4301. 

Course Attribute (CU-UGR)

  • Demonstrate ability to operate alone and in a group in preparing reactions for molecular diagnostic assays (ELISA, Western Blot, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, RCA, LAMP, RPA, Arrays and NGS).
  • Evaluate and critically examine scientific research articles.
  • Develop an appreciation for the diversity of research groups in Cornell, Ithaca and Chile.
  • Discuss and appraise molecular biological concepts and their applications.
  • Analyze data critically and assess strengths and weaknesses of diagnostic methodologies.
  • Assess the changing priorities of regional/global disease challenges.
  • Speculate on new diagnostic applications and innovations.
  • Articulate worldview from a non-US perspective.
  • Express and formulate cultural dimensions of trip to Chile.

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17863 PLSCI 4302   LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: PLSCI 4300 and PLSCI 4301.