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Unformatted text preview: v Introduction GENERAL INFORMATION COURSE OBJECTIVES This course is designed to be an introduction to your career in the biological sciences and prepare you for upper division biology courses. The most critical aspect of this preparation is to develop scientific thought. In addition, you will be introduced to common laboratory practices and procedures, learn to conduct basic experiments, and practice experimental design using scientific reasoning. The face of biology is constantly changing and this course will begin to prepare you for molecular genetics, structural biology, proteomics and bioinformatics. College laboratories are training grounds for your future work environment, and it takes more than a mastery of topic to succeed as a professional. You are expected to become a good observer, listener, oral communicator, reader, and writer in the biological sciences. To excel in this course, you will be required to understand the objectives of a project, focus on those objectives, think critically and cre-...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course BIO 204 taught by Professor O'neal during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '07