Dec 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 150L. Foundations of Biology II Laboratory

Credits 1.00 PeopleSoft Course ID 014329

Student teams develop and execute semester-long independent research projects using DNA barcoding. Students will learn how to ask scientific questions, explore scientific literature, design scientific studies, analyze and interpret data, and share results using images and scientific writing. This lab emphasizes the development and refinement of research techniques in molecular biology, critical thinking, study design, teamwork and skills in finding, reading and writing scientific literature. Students will leave this course with a deeper understanding of the process of science, an introduction to bioinformatics and molecular biology, and improved skills in scientific communication. Prerequisite(s): BIO 150  and grade of “C-” or better in BIO 140  and BIO 140L . Corequisite(s): BIO 150 .