BIOC 310 - IND RES FOR BIOC UNDERGRADS
Long Title: INDEPENDENT RESEARCH FOR BIOCHEMISTRY AND CELL BIOLOGY UNDERGRADUATES
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Research
Credit Hours: 1 TO 4
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Prerequisite(s): BIOC 111 OR BIOC 211 OR BIOC 212 OR BIOC 112 OR NSCI 120
Description: Independent research in Rice BCB faculty laboratories (sections 2 and above) or other Texas Medical Center laboratories (sections 1). Students spend at least 3 hours per week in the laboratory for each semester hour of credit. If taken for 3 or more hours, counts as one required 300+ level lab course (not BIOC 311). Requires a proposal abstract, weekly reports, and a research paper (fall semester) or a proposal abstract, weekly reports, and a poster presentation (spring semester). Students wishing to perform their research in an off-campus lab must apply online (www.bioc.rice.edu/bioc310/) at least 3 weeks prior to the start of classes and may not register for fewer than 3 credit hours. Students taking BIOC 310 in the full summer semester must be available to do full-time research for a minimum of 6 weeks or part-time equivalent which should equal to a total of 126 hours working in the lab. Instructor Permission Required. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Students are strongly advised to secure research advisors and register for the class well in advance of the start of classes. Repeatable for Credit.