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Fall 2024
Jun 17, 2024
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ABE 45300 - Leadership In Biotechnology
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. This course provides students who have completed the research experience in ABE biotechnology laboratory courses an opportunity to continue their professional development by serving as peer leaders in the classroom. The ABE biotechnology laboratory courses are part of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's (HHMI) Science Education Alliance and provide an authentic laboratory research experience with the students engaged in hands-on discovery as a scientist with the ultimate objective of contributing new viral genomes to the scientific literature and public databases. As part of the model for implementing the course-based undergraduate research experience in the biotechnology laboratory courses, senior-level students that successfully completed those courses serve as peer leaders in the classroom. Peer leaders attend the course section along with the currently enrolled students and build competencies in leadership by guiding their team on their research project throughout the semester. Permission of instructor required.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Ag & Biological Eng Program

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits

Learning Outcomes: 1. Mentor peers in the use of scientific practices. 2. Guide peers through the process of discovery including iteration as their team isolates and characterizes a unique mycobacteriophage and designs a phage synthetic biology research project. 3. Mentor peers in collaboration by guiding their efforts to work productively together on a team and communicate the results of their project.

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