Introduction to Laboratory and Scientific Methodology
Perform cutting-edge bioinformatics laboratory experiments involving microscopes and live experimental subjects. Students work in small groups of three in this introductory life science laboratory course.
What you can learn.
- Learn proper use of micropipettes, spectrophotometer, and microscopes
- Identify appropriate dissection techniques using scalpels, scissors, forceps, and bone shears
- Practice suitable handling and disposal of bacterial cells and tissue waste
- Apply Excel, BLAST, and Mega4 programs to explore molecular biology, genotyping, and bioinformatics
About this course:Introductory life sciences laboratory designed for undergraduate students. Opportunity to conduct wet-laboratory cutting-edge bioinformatics laboratory experiments. Students work in groups of three conducting experiments in areas of physiology, metabolism, cell biology, molecular biology, genotyping, and bioinformatics. Letter grading. Transferable for UC credit.
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver.
Enrollment limited to 24 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 7, 2020. Internet access required.