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.
This course is exempt from tutition overload.
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.