Current Topics in Biology I:
This course aims to provide students with the skills to critically read and evaluate primary literature articles in a small class setting. The course will guide students through papers by starting with a brief overview of the weekly topic and an introduction to the terminology used. In addition, it provides students with an in-depth look into a current area of biology including recent discoveries relevant to human health. The course is designed to improve the ability of students to critically evaluate scientific discoveries and ultimately to design experiments of their own.