Assignment 1: Written Paper
You will be given a scientific paper without the title and the abstract. You will write a title and an abstract for the paper. The paper will be in distributed in Ses #4. The due date for your submission will be in Ses #5, and the following session we will discuss your titles and abstracts.
Assignment 2: Written Proposal Followed by Oral Presentation
You will write a four-page research proposal (font 12, double-spaced) about one of the topics discussed in class. Your research proposal should contain:
- A title
- A brief summary of the background
- A couple of specific aims
- Experimental design
- Possible outcome
Describe the experimental setup with proper controls, and discuss the possible outcomes and implications of your results.
Your written proposal should be submitted in Ses #13, and your oral presentation will be on the day of our last class. Guidelines for Oral Presentation. (PDF)