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BIOL-51200 Research in Biotechnology

Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 
BIOL-51000

Methods and sources for conducting research in biotechnology. A series of guest presentations will expose students to current trends in and applications of biotechnology. Students will conduct their own research based on these presentations. Use of primary sources, data collection techniques, and ethical conduct of research will be emphasized.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the primary journals and publications in the field of computational and data-drive life science.
  2. Construct survey instruments that yield interpretable results.
  3. Discriminate among ethical and unethical choices in conducting scholarly research.
  4. Propose extensions to existing research that integrate findings from multiple sources.

YOUR OPPORTUNITY: You'll discover the cutting edge of research in data science in the life sciences and prepare to conduct your own research for your thesis.

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