- Schedule of Classes - February 18, 2020 7:14PM EST
- Course Catalog - February 18, 2020 7:15PM EST
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
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 Multi-semester course, Spring (weeks 1-7).
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PLSCI 4300 and PLSCI 4301.
Course Attribute (CU-UGR)
Comments Students must satisfactorially complete both PLSCI 4300 and PLSCI 4301 to receive a final grade in PLSCI 4302.Outcomes
- 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.
Seven Week - First.
Credits and Grading Basis
1 Credit GradeNoAud(Letter grades only (no audit))
Class Number & Section Details
- WPlant Science Building 141
- Jan 21 - Mar 10, 2020
Prerequisites: PLSCI 4300 and PLSCI 4301.
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