New Course: Experimental Design Biol 59500

Experimental Design

BIOL 59500 (CRN 67526)

Spring 2013

MW 5-8 pm

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Instructor: Christopher Parker, PhD

Course Description: This course focuses on how to design experiments with the proper experimental controls and how to organize these experiments into a successful research project.  The lab component of this course will use current molecular biology techniques such as cloning, transformation and protein isolation to complete a semester-long project.


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Required Text: Experimental Design for Biologists, 2007, by David J. Glass, Cold Spring Harbor Press

Prerequisite: BIOL 31600 or equivalent