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. Open to second and third year students. This course is exempt from the tuition overload policy.
Prerequisites: Second and third year students. Biology majors: BIOL 211 and 212, though one of these may be concurrent with BIOL 392; MCB majors: BIOL 212. All others require permission of instructor.