Pathways over Time: functional genomics in the introductory lab

This site includes class materials from BIOL2040 (formerly BI204) – Investigations in Molecular Cell Biology.  The course introduces students to molecular cell biology within the context of a semester-long research project in functional genomics.  In the Pathways over Time project, students are studying the evolutionary conservation of genes in methionine synthesis.  The material at this site was developed with support from the National Science Foundation, and the experiments have been tested with Boston College students. Learn more about the course and student outcomes from our paper in CBE-Life Science Education or from our  presentation at the 2015 ASMCUE meeting.

Students and educators are welcome to use these materials. We have tried to include sufficient resources for educators to implement course activities at their own institutions.  We have tried to design a flexible course, and we would love to hear how the materials are being used.   Please contact Clare O’Connor or Doug Warner for more information.


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