This discussion course will improve graduate student communication, scientific reasoning, and data analysis skills. Students will gain familiarity with the seminal papers of molecular biology that resolved key issues of the central dogma. Key breakthroughs in molecular evolution, microbial genetics, and biotechnology will be discussed.
Requisites: Prerequisite: BIO 670, DMP 712, or DMP 860. Should be registered as an M.S. or Ph.D. student in Veterinary Medicine, biochemistry or biology.