William W Parson
Emphasizes critical evaluation of original articles in the literature. For first-year graduate students in biochemistry and students of other science departments, with permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with BMSD 540; A.
The main aim of BIOC/BMSD 540 is to help you sharpen your skills at reading and writing research papers.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
The faculty member who is in charge of the session will assign one or two papers for discussion, and we’ll distribute photocopies or pdf files of the papers to you the previous week. The format of the discussion will vary from week to week.
Class assignments and grading
There will be short written assignments for most of the sessions.
Writing assignments and contributions to the discussions.