The main audience for this course are students interested in a) preparing a research proposal that they want to submit for funding to the University of Puget Sound Summer Research Program, and b) doing full-time research over the summer following the course with a Puget Sound faculty member in the sciences. During the course students will match up with a research advisor, learn techniques on how to write an effective proposal, and become familiar with general research procedures, and aspects of research ethics.
Prerequisites: BIOL 399 recommended. Open to second and third year students. Prerequisite: Biology majors: BIOL 111, 112, 211, and 212; (211 or 212 may be taken concurrently); MCB majors: BIOL 111 and 212; or permission of instructor.