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Experience in the Life Sciences

Biology And Biomedical Sciences 265 - Spring 2019

Section 1: Earn credit for non-classroom learning in the life sciences in a variety of activities arranged by the student with a WU or WUSM Faculty member. Examples of experiences have included: Accompany a physician on rounds and preparing a paper on an organ system or disease; participate in a clinical research study or applied ecological study and report on it; participate in science outreach teaching. For Clinical Research in the Barnes Emergency Medicine Dept.: contact Dr. Stacey House to inquire on availability for a WU undergraduate to be paired with one EM faculty member with active research interests. The Emergency Dept. expectations are that the student has completed the Prerequisites Bio 2651 (Med Prep I) or Bio 2652 (PEMRAP) prior to working on one primary project with the faculty mentor during the Fall & Spring semesters for 1.5 units per semester, contingent on completion of two semesters (Pass/Fail only). Participants must meet regularly with a supervisor and commit at least 140 hours over two semesters. A work plan is approved prior to registration. A progress report is due after one semester and a final paper after two semesters. Does not count toward the major. Credit: 1.5 units per semester, contingent upon completion of two semesters. Offered: Fall & Spring & Summer. Credit/No Credit only.
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