2018-2019 Catalog

BIO 290 Research Methods in Biology

This two-unit course will offer students the opportunity to learn techniques of contemporary biology that are used in the laboratory and in the field. These may include: culture and handling of biological specimens, observational methods, imaging use of instrumentation to gather data, methods of data analysis, and identification of organisms. By the end of the semester, students will have been exposed to and gained practice in a diversity of techniques relevant to the practice of biological science. Graded on a credit/no credit basis only. May be repeated once for credit.


2 units


BIO 130 and BIO 105, BIO 106, BIO 110, or BIO 115