BIOMG 8370

BIOMG 8370

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

Introduction to concepts, historical perspectives and outstanding questions in selected topics through weekly lectures, discussions and analysis of research literature.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: first year BMCB students.

  • Describe the historical background and current state of knowledge for the 21 key topics in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology covered in class.
  • Critically read and analyze research literature, being able to identify strong scientific conclusions, open areas for future investigation, as well as issues in data presentation and interpretation (such as lack of controls, need for additional supporting information or possible alternative interpretations).
  • Evaluate and explain factual claims, theories and assumptions.
  • Identify the components of a rigorous research design.
  • Describe the principles underlying core methods and techniques used in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology.
  • Interpret and explain scientific results.
  • Confidently express thoughts and scientific opinions in public.
  • Independently find, access and evaluate information needed to advance research in a given scientific field.
  • Think analytically and use quantitative reasoning to solve scientific problems in the areas of biochemistry, molecular and cell biology.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  2438 BIOMG 8370   DIS 201

    • MW Weill Hall 224
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Grimson, A

      Smolka, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment for this course is limited to 1st-year BMCB and GGD graduate students only.