Introduction to Laboratory and Scientific Methodology

LIFESCI XL 23L

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.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
In-Person
Starting at $765.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

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.
Prerequisites

LIFESCI XL 7B Genetics, Evolution, and Ecology. Recommended to be taken concurrently with LIFESCI XL 7C Physiology and Human Biology.

Winter 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Sherry Soliman
389993
Fee:
$765.00
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Location: Remote Classroom , UCLA
Notes

Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver.

Enrollment limited to 20 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 17, 2023. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 23, 2023
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 10, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lab
Tue Jan 17, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Jan 24, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Jan 31, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Feb 7, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Feb 14, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Feb 21, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Feb 28, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Mar 7, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Mar 14, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336

Spring 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens February 06, 2023 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Sherry Soliman
391524
Fee:
$765.00
In-Personformat icon
Location: UCLA
Notes

Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver.

Enrollment limited to 24 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 11, 2023. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 17, 2023
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lab
Tue Apr 4, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Apr 11, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Apr 18, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Apr 25, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue May 2, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue May 9, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue May 16, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
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Tue May 23, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue May 30, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336
Lab
Tue Jun 6, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA
Young Hall 2336

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