Logic Constructs and Methodologies of Biological Research, is a new course to be taught by one of our newest MCB Full Faculty Members, James Zimring, MD, PhD, and Director of Transfusion Medicine Research, and Full Member of Bloodworks Northwest Research Institute (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center). Dr. Zimring was awarded the 2011 Crystal Apple Award at Emory University for excellence in teaching in the graduate school, based in large part upon teaching a version of this class there. For more about MCB 543 see it listed under MCB Courses, Methods, MCB 543 or in the Spring Quarter 2015 Time Schedule.
This course explores the logic and methods of general scientific practice, form historical, logical, and practical points of view. Covers philosophical and methodological matters upon which there is consensus, and cutting issues of ongoing controversy. Includes both theoretical and practical application of scientific method. It is 3 credits; no prerequisites. SLN 20720. Taught Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-4:50pm, Health Sciences Building, Room E216.