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CLASS POLICIES - 2. no required text book. - However see:...

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BIOL 420 Section 2 VACCINES Fall 2008 Edwin Oaks, Ph.D. eoaks1@gmu.edu GRADES 1. 3 written exams, each worth 30% of final grade 2. Two short papers, 10% of final grade EXAMS 1. no make-up exams will be administered 2. no cell-phones or computers allowed during the exam 3. The GMU Honor Code is in effect. SHORT PAPERS 1. two short papers, each counts 5% of final grade 2. late papers will not be accepted. 3. length – 1 page. (not including bibliography) 4. font size – no less than 10, no greater than 12. 5. font – Times New Roman or Ariel 6. double space, 1 inch margins 7. Topic – to be announced. FINAL GRADE CALCULATION A 92-100% A- 90-91.99% B+ 87-89.99% B 82-86.99% B- 80-81.99% C+ 77-79.99% C 70-76.99% D 60-69.99% F Below 60% OUTSIDE READING 1. literature citations for specific lectures will be provided to students by email.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. no required text book. - However see: The Vaccine Book, by Barry Bloom, Academic Press, 2003. Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases. The Pink Book 9 th Edition. www.cdc.gov/nip/publications/pink/def_pink_full.htm 3. Assigned literature should be read before class meeting. Lectures will be distributed 2 days before class as Powerpoint slides. Please make sure that space (at least 3 MB) is available in your GMU email account. ATTENDANCE AT LECTURES 1. Highly recommended. We will be covering a large amount of material. Participation in class (ask questions, discussions) is highly encouraged. OTHER POLICIES 1. No cell phones in class CONTACT INFORMATION: The best way to contact me is by email: eoaks1@gmu.edu . Information about office hours will follow....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course BIOL 420 taught by Professor Edwardsoaks during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.

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