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BIO 503 - Elements Of Scientific Endeavor

Description: This course is designed for first-year graduate students in Biological Sciences. Students will develop core competencies to aid in professional development. Assigned readings and discussion will cover a range of topics including, writing a research prospectus and/or short grants, presenting research ideas, ethical conduct of research, reviewing and publishing papers, student-advisor interactions, graduate committees, authorship issues, collaborations and mentoring, speaking with the media, outreach, graphic design, data curation, and career development. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2024

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Prerequisite: Graduate Status