Research Orientation

Research Orientation
Introduction to graduate school and research techniques.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
Course Outcomes

Literature Databases

Create personalized literature databases and use these to correctly cite and format bibliographic information.

Effective CV

Generate an effective CV that targets their next level of employment.


Optimize opportunities available to them at scientific meetings to establish collaborative networks with other students, postdocs and faculty.

Poster and Presentation

Prepare an effective poster and oral presentation.

Grant Proposal

Prepare and submit a competitive grant proposal.

Publication Preperation

Prepare publication quality illustrations, figures, charts & graphs and eventually a manuscript for publication.

Media Communcation

Communicate their ideas effectively and appropriately through electronic media.

Lesson Plans

Devise an active learning lesson plan for effectively teaching a biological principle.