About The Course
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Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for SPECIAL STUDIES-CURRENT TOPICS IN BMB (120.872.01), a course offered by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Course Description

Introduces students to the faculty and to current research being conducted in their respective laboratories within the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and by other training faculty of the Cancer Biology Training Program. Informs doctoral students about research opportunities in each laboratory and allows them to make informed decisions about their choices for laboratory rotations during their first year. Similarly, informs current MHS students who are considering the ScM Program during the second year about potential research opportunities in laboratories of BMB faculty. Provides time for faculty presentation, student questions and further discussion.

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Course Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Understand the research interests and scientific approaches of the training faculty; 2. Make informed decisions regarding laboratory rotations during the first year for doctoral students; 3. Investigate areas of potential interest for master's students considering the option of pursuing laboratory research toward the ScM degree during their second year; 4. Initiate a dialogue between students and faculty about various aspects of scientific research encompassed by the departmental training program.

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Course Time

Wed Fri   12:00 PM to 12:50 PM

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Course Faculty
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Intended Audience

Masters and 1st year doctoral students in BMB

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Method of evaluation will be based on attendance.

Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

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Administrative Contact

Sharon Warner
E-mail: swarner@jhsph.edu

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