7.18 | Fall 2005 | Undergraduate

Topics in Experimental Biology



Sorting Students to Sections

Impromptu Description of Research Project, Logic of a Paragraph

2 Logic of a Research Paper, Organization of a Research Proposal, How to Present Data in a Lab Talk

3 Lab Group Meeting Submit one page project outline with one-year goal
4 Lab Group Meeting (cont.)

5 Data and Figures, Results and Preliminary Results

6 Project Outline and Journal Club

7 Introduction, Background and Significance

8 Journal Club Submit preliminary figures and tables and critiques of journal club papers
9 Experimental Plan Submit 2-page intro/B&S with full citation & references, and critiques of journal club papers
10 Journal Club Submit 3-page experimental plan with full citation & references
11 Journal Club (cont.) Submit critiques of journal club papers
12 Discussion of Paragraphs, Ethical Conduct of Science, Citations and Plagiarism

13 Lab Group Meeting Submit 5-page results section with full citation and references
14 Journal Club Submit critiques of journal club papers
15 Lab Group Meeting

16 Methods and Materials

17 Lab Group Meeting Submit 2-page methods & materials
18 Journal Club Submit critiques of journal club papers
19 Scientific and Non-scientific Abstract Submit 3-page discussion section
20 Journal Club Submit scientific & non-scientific abstracts AND critiques of journal club papers
21 Discussion (cont.) and Polishing your Writing Submit peer reviews of scientific & non-scientific abstracts
22 Lab Group Meeting: Results only (optional) Submit first draft of paper
23 Project Lab Presentation

24 Project Lab Presentation (cont.)

25 Project Lab Presentation (cont.)

26 Wrap Up Submit final draft of paper

Course Info

Learning Resource Types
Lecture Notes
Written Assignments
Presentation Assignments