SPECIAL STUDIES-CURRENT TOPICS IN BMB Syllabus

120.872.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 1st Term | 1 Credit(s)
WF 12:00:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Intended Audience

    Masters and 1st year doctoral students in BMB

  • Methods of Assessment

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

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.