signal transduction paper rubric

signal transduction paper rubric - BS111L, Fall 2006 Signal...

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BS111L, Fall 2006 Signal Transduction Paper (40 pts)-- to be turned in during the recitation time the week of October  30 th . The paper should be double-spaced , written in the format of a scientific article and should include the following sections. 1. Title Page :  This should include the title, all authors, your section and team number, the course number and semester  (Fall 2006). The title should be a one-sentence description of your project that includes your conclusion(s), if possible  Example: The use of independent research projects in undergraduate education results in gray hair and/or irritability in university faculty (~ 13 line space) Mortimer Snerd and Skippy Section 18, Team F BS111L, Fall 2006 2. Abstract:  One paragraph  summary of the article. maximum one page. 3. Introduction/Literature Review:   (2-4 [double-spaced] pages) Gives brief, but more detailed than in the abstract,  background literature for your topic and model system,  clearly stated hypothesis  (if the study was hypothesis driven)  and predictions and rationale for your approach. It should include several citations and should whet your audience's  appetite for more! 4. (succinct, but however long it takes) Cite all previously described methods and describe any  modifications or any new methods in sufficient detail that it could be reproduced . form in  sufficient detail that a competent practitioner in that field could reproduce the experiments ,  but not  as  detailed as a protocol in your lab book (i.e. You will lose points for having detailed, step-by-step protocols and/or  materials lists).  Unlike the abstract, you are assuming your audience is knowledgeable in the field. Remember,  scientific papers often represent YEARS of bench work that has to be distilled down into a page or less.  
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