BIOL U7170X Advanced Cell Culture Techniques
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as BIOL 717.
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60 hours laboratory, 15 hours recitation; 3 credits
An advanced course on cell culture techniques in which students are responsible for researching the literature and designing one or two advanced sets of experiments from a common list of project topics after consultation with the instructor. The planning of the projects is to include considerations of cost and sources of supply, timing of purchase, equipment availability, reagent preparation, a written proposal of objectives, detailed experimental protocols, appropriate control experiments, recording of results, potential statistical analysis, hypothesis testing, and final interpretation of results. Each project will be concluded with the submission of a written report and an oral presentation.
Prerequisite: Biology U7160X [716X] and the permission of the instructor.