2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
    May 21, 2022  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CMBI 6608 - Evaluation of Scientific Literature


Prerequisite: undergraduate genetics or molecular biology or biochemistry. This course will introduce the student to the organization, use, and critical evaluation of scientific information. Print and electronic resources will be explored through lecture, student presentations, class discussion, and written assignments. The use of available reference management software to organize materials will be included. Sources evaluated will include basic reference works, journal articles, electronic databases, and a variety of information accessible on the Internet. Upon completion of the course, students will have the ability to locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate scientific literature. In addition, students will be both practiced at giving oral presentations and able to write their own scientific proposals. 3 credits.