Introduction to Laboratory and Scientific Methodology
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.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Introduction to Laboratory and Scientific Methodology.
Fall 2018 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
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.