Academic Catalog 2019-20

BIO 5100 Graduate Research Methodology

This course explores standard, acceptable and ethical research practices in advanced biological sciences, with an emphasis on record keeping, authorship, peer review, mentoring, and participation in research that may utilize human or animal subjects. Additional topics may include: public policy, medical ethics, conflicts of interest, ownership of data and intellectual property, and other potential problems stemming from use of data from experiments involving humans and animals. The course includes a component focusing on the writing of scientific papers, culminating into their thesis progress report - 3 lecture hours.


3.00 units