Course Descriptions

01:447:430 Effective Communication Skills in Genetics (3)

Description: Instruction and practice in effectively communicating scientific findings.  Includes preparing and revising an introduction for scientific papers, writing a research description for a general audience, and preparing and giving presentations (both oral and poster).  

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: Declared major in Genetics; must have completed one semester of Research in Genetics, Advanced Independent Study, or Genetic Counseling Rotation. Special permission number is required.

Required textbook:
Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations, Angelika H. Hofmann, ISBN: 978-0195390056

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