Biology | Biomedical Sci Documentation
M300 | 0578 | Hegeman / Beckman

Course format: Lecture: 1:25P-2:15P, F, JH 440 (plus discussions with

Requirements: Status as a microbiology major.  Biol M250 and M255 are assumed.

Course description: Use of the scientific literature and the library; how
to conduct a search of the literature and how to organize and write a
scientific presentation (talks, papers and posters).

Required text:  "Writing Papers in the Biological Sciences", 1997 edition,
V. McMillian, Bedford Books.

Weekly assignments: One chapter of reading in the text and/or an exercise
that typically takes one hour in the library.

Exams/papers: Eight weekly exercises and a final exercise (final exercise
is a talk and annotated bibliography based on literature research).