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New GCD Courses

GCD is offering a couple of new classes in the coming semesters!

SUMMER 2019

GCD 5111: Quantitative Fluorescence Microscopy
Fluorescence microscopy is an essential technique to probe the inner workings of cells and tissues. You will learn hands on the inner workings of fluorescent microscopes, how to set up and acquire fluorescent images using microscopes, and how to quantitatively analyze image data using FIJI (ImageJ) software. Undergraduate students require instructor permission for enrollment.

Bioinformatic Analysis Summer Course

Bioinformatics is an emerging discipline that integrates molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry and computational biology. It provides the tools that scientists need to make use of the overwhelming quantity of biological data being put on online in recent years. Bioinformatics has revolutionized gene discovery and analysis, and has become an essential component of a molecular biologist’s training.

BIOL 4950: Scientific Writing for Directed Research

Are you signing up for Writing Intensive-Directed Research this spring?  Writing up your research can be a difficult task.  However, BTL postdoctoral associate Linh Chau is here to help! Next semester, Chau is offering a 1-credit writing support course to take you through all steps of writing your directed research paper.  

Why take this course?  You’ll get:

Register for BIOL 3610: Professional Experiences in the Biological Sciences. (Internship Course)   

Interested in earning credit for your biology related internship this spring semester? Consider registering for BIOL 3610 Internship: Professional Experience in Biological Sciences!

This S/N course allows students to engage in structured reflection and career development throughout the internship experience while earning credit. A student must secure their own internship which can be paid, unpaid or stipend and intern a minimum of 150 hours over at least 10 weeks.

BIOL 4950: Scientific Writing for Directed Research

Are you signing up for Writing Intensive-Directed Research this spring?  Writing up your research can be a difficult task. However, there is help! Next semester, enroll in a 1-credit writing support course to take you through all steps of writing your directed research paper.  

Why take this course?  You’ll get: