BINF 704 Syllabus

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BINF704 BIOINFORMATICS COLLOQUIUM

FALL 2011


INSTRUCTOR
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Jeff Solka Ph.D., jlsolka@gmail.com, 540
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809
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9799


PLACE AND TIME
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Tuesday from 4:30
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6:00 pm Bull Run Hall Rm 246


PURPOSE of the COURSE

This course serves to train students in understanding
scientific presentations and publications
while simultaneously giving them a rudimentary capability to craft a colloquium style
presentation based on a journal article.


EXPECTATIONS
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Students are expected to attend class and to make a presentation on a j
ournal
paper as assigned by the course professor. In addition studen
t
s are expected to submit brief write
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ups, 2
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3 pages, which provide a synopsis to the presentations made by the student and outside
speakers. Finally students are expected to evaluation ea
ch of the student presentations on a 100
point scale as follows


25 pts
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Presentation Content

25 pts
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Organization of the Talk

25 pts
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Students's Understanding of Material

25 pts
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Question and Answer Session


GRADING
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Students grades will be calculate
d in the following manner.


10% Class Attendence

50% Course Presentation

25% Presentation Write
-
ups

15% Student Presentation Scoring