Introduction to Graduate Research Assistantship I (BIO 587)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Mol.Bio.Genetic&Bioengin.(BIO)
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1.00
Hüveyda Başağa -huveyda@sabanciuniv.edu,
English
Doctoral, Master
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Formal lecture,Interactive lecture,Laboratory
Interactive,Learner centered,Communicative,Discussion based learning,Task based learning
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CONTENT

Practical courses aiming at preparing graduate students (both at MSc and PhD level) to their work in biology laboratories and evaluating their performances until the thesis period. The course will cover the following topics: How does a biology research lab and a research team function? How to do biology research? What are the commonly used techniques? What are the safety regulations? How to handle sensitive equipment? The performance of the student will be evaluated and graded in the light of the feedback provided by her/his supervisor both on technical skills as well as willingness in teamwork.

OBJECTIVE

Good lab practices and safety
Introduction to how to use common equipments

LEARNING OUTCOME

research planning, lab practice and lab safety

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Midterm 40
Exam 10
Participation 50

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Readings

research articles

Optional Readings

Technical and lab safety textbooks