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Seminars in Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2nd Term
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Synchronous Online
Class Time(s)
Monday, 12:00 - 12:50pm
Auditors Allowed
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Integrates academic training with current research in biochemistry and molecular biology and the implications of this research in addressing major public health concerns. Weekly presentations are held by researchers from JHU and other biomedical research institutions on the results of state of the art investigations conducted in their laboratories, emphasizing experimental design and methodology.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Cite examples of current research, policy, or practice in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology
  2. Identify areas of interest for current and future research
  3. Recognize the features of engaging presentations and participate in discussions with fellow researchers
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 100% Participation
Enrollment Restriction
Only open to BMB students.
Special Comments

Presentations occur via Zoom on Mondays at noon and are recorded. Attendance in real-time is encouraged, but review of recorded presentations is also acceptable.

There are mandatory in-person discussion of the research topic with an emphasis on reviewing experimental controls that ensure rigor and reproducibility in scientific research. Discussions occur via Zoom (8:00AM Thursdays following each research presentation) and real-time attendance is mandatory.