Apr 23, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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BIOS 2410 - Advance Bioscience Techniques


Academic Division:

Health Sciences


Academic Discipline:

Bioscience


Course Coordinator: Jason Tucker, M.S.
Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
4 Credit(s)
This course will focus on Molecular Biology and will examine the advanced instruments and methods of analysis used in the laboratory today. The course will include a comprehensive review of advanced bioscience laboratory techniques utilized in the field today to include indications, process, advantages, disadvantages, analytical protocols, and performing specific laboratory techniques. Students will complete a semester long research project using a model organism which will encompass some of the major molecular biology techniques. Students will then write up results in the form of a scientific publication. UG
2 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): Take BIOS 1010 .

Required as Prerequisite or Concurrent Course(s): Take CHEM 1210  




College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written Weekly written entries in lab journal. End of semester Scientific Paper. Communication – Written VALUE Rubric
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  
   

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Define model organisms and explain their importance to scientific research.

Lab Entries-Week 1-2; First interim exam-Week 6; Final exam, End of Semester Research Paper
2. Describe the types of viruses and their modes of infections. Lab Entries-Week 3; First interim exam-Week 6; Final exam; End of Semester Research Paper

3. Describe the major concepts in molecular evolution and its impact on nucleic acid sequences.

Lab Entries-Week 4-5; First interim exam-Week 6; Final exam; End of Semester Research Paper

4. Demonstrate the use of spectrophotometry in molecular research.

Lab Entries-Week 4-5; Second interim exam-Week 12; Final exam; End of Semester Research Paper

5. Synthesize the transcription, translation and expression of genes and describe how biotechnology uses these processes to obtain new information.

Lab Entries-Week 7-9; Second interim exam-Week 12; Final exam; End of Semester Research Paper

6. Demonstrate how recombinant DNA technology can be used to study current research topics.

Lab Entries-Week 10; Second interim exam-Week 12; Final exam; End of Semester Research Paper
7. Apply the concepts of nucleic acid sequencing to the study of genomics and proteomics. Lab Entries-Week 11-13; Second interim exam-Week 12; Final exam; End of Semester Research Paper

8. Apply current research literature, and information related to bioinformatics and relate it to our use in class.

Lab Entries-Week 14-15; Final exam; End of Semester Research Paper

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 



YEAR-1
2021
EDITION-1
3rd
ISBN-1
978-0198788652



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