Original scientific papers from selected areas will be used for student presentations and discussions. During the course, each student will present two original papers with each presentation being assessed by coordinator.
Participation in discussions (20%)
Active participation by all students during discussion period is a requirement.
For each weekly student presentation, all non-presenting students will be expected to submit a short 1 - 2 page critique of the assigned scientific paper and come to class with prepared questions for the student presenter.
Research Proposals (30%)
Proposals will be in typical grant style (max 4 pages). Topics will be in areas unrelated to the students current area of investigation or area of investigation in their supervisors lab.