Harvard University Summer School

Natural Sciences S-100

Introduction to Graduate Study in Natural Sciences

Limited Enrollment Course
4 units
6-8:30 pm

Amanda R. Benson

This proseminar provides an introduction to graduate study in molecular biology. Using selected readings from the primary scientific literature on such current topics as the Human Genome Project, ribozymes, telomerase, and prions, this course will emphasize hypothesis development, experimental methodology, critical interpretation of scientific data, and presentation. Assignments will consist of written and oral presentations culminating in a mock graduate thesis proposal.

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