Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Jan 16, 2021  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTPMD 2990 - Undergraduate Research in Epidemiology

Fall, spring, summer. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: one year of basic biology (score of 5 on Biology Advanced Placement Examination of College Entrance Examination Board or BIOG 1000 level) or permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to: undergraduate students. Minimum 120 hours of lab time expected.

R. Bicalho, H. Erb, Y. Grohn, J. McArt, H. Mohammed, D. Nydam, D. Nydam, Y. Schukken, L. Warnick

Mentored research apprenticeship program designed to give laboratory experience in applied epidemiology to qualified unmatriculated high school students (participating in Cornell Summer College) or Cornell underclassmen. Students are placed in a research laboratory with a designed project under the direct supervision of a research associate (upper-level graduate student, post-doc, or faculty member). Students are graded on preparation, participation in laboratory, academic life, and appropriate acquisition of techniques. At the end of the six-week session, they are expected to give a brief (15- to 20-minute) oral presentation on their work and submit a manuscript in a form suitable for publication. The faculty director of the laboratory has ultimate responsibility for evaluating each student’s work and assigning the grade.

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