Molecular Biology

Molecular Biology Course Descriptions

MBIO 211 Topics in Molecular Biology
Credit Hours:
1

Includes presentation and discussion of molecular biology topics of current interest and importance. This is a seminar-style course which provides the opportunity for students to gain an understanding of the field through general readings as well as the recent literature. May be repeated once for credit.

MBIO 411 Topics in Molecular Biology
Credit Hours:
1

A seminar-style course which examines in depth, through readings, discussions and presentations, important topics in the field. Molecular biology majors must take the course for at least one credit. May be taken for additional credit. Prerequisite: MBIO 211, BIOL 375, CHEM 214, 315.

MBIO 417 Molecular Biology Seminar
Credit Hours:
2

Involves library research in a molecular biological topic, related to the research to be conducted in 418. The course also features student oral presentations and a written paper related to the library and lab research. Prerequisite: MBIO 211, BIOL 375, CHEM 214, 315.

MBIO 418 Research in Molecular Biology/Internship
Credit Hours:
4

Builds on 417. Students may satisfy this requirement by conducting lab research in molecular biological problems in the science division, or with an internship which has the prior approval of the molecular biology faculty. Prerequisite: MBIO 417.

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