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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Starting at $755.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0 Credits

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.

Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Introduction to Laboratory and Scientific Methodology.

Life Sciences XL 2 or XL 7B. Recommended to be taken concurrently with Life Sciences XL 3, XL 4, or XL 7C.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Wednesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Sherry Soliman
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Fee:
$755.00
11 days left. Enroll by Oct 3, 2018
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Notes

Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver.

Enrollment limited to 24 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 3, 2018. No refund after October 10, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 10, 2018
Course Requirements
Life Sciences 23L Lab Manual by Pfluegl
Schedule
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Wed Oct 3, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Wed Oct 10, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Young Hall 2336
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Wed Oct 17, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Young Hall 2336
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Wed Oct 24, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Wed Oct 31, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Young Hall 2336
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Wed Nov 7, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Wed Nov 14, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Wed Nov 21, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Young Hall 2336
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Wed Nov 28, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Young Hall 2336
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Wed Dec 5, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Young Hall 2336

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