BIOPL1120 Objectives and expectations

BIOPL1120 - Class Objectives To become aware of the recent advances in biology that are of social importance and to understand the biology behind

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Class Objectives To become aware of the recent advances in biology that are of social importance, and to understand the biology behind recent advances. To be able to critically evaluate news reports of advances in biology and their social impact. Class Expectations Students are expected to: Attend all lectures and discussions. (Note: Varsity and JV athletes, and seniors involved in job/grad school interviews, who expect Friday absences should sign up for one of the optional Wednesday evening discussion sessions in place of Friday sessions). Read the textbook assignments. Read at least six assigned articles/reports weekly and to independently find another six relative to the topic(s) of the week, and come to discussion prepared to make contributions related to these readings. To conscientiously prepare three presentations during the semester based on at least three articles/reports found independently, and to deliver these to the discussion group in a clear and knowledgeable fashion. To prepare three written papers during the semester each based on at least three articles/reports, and
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2010 for the course BIOPL 10738 taught by Professor Davies,peter during the Spring '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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