Jan 26, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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PBIO 2180 - Introduction to Biological Research and Writing

Provides an introduction to biological research including how to design an experiment, collect and analyze data, and write up and present the results. Students select from several possible research areas, produce a proposal for a research project, conduct the research, and produce a lab report/manuscript, a scientific poster and an abstract from the results.

Requisites: BIOS 1700 or PBIO 1140
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Learn to find scientific literature relevant to an experimental question.
  • Design an experiment and perform it.
  • Learn the fundamentals of how research is performed.
  • Write up and present their results.

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