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IB 499 C - Discussions in Integrative Bio - Improving Photosynthetic Effic

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Seminars, discussions, research project presentations, readings, and reviews of special topics in integrative biology. Course Information: 1 undergraduate hour. 1 graduate hour. Approved for S/U grading only. May be repeated if topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Special Instructions:

This course addresses recent developments in photosynthesis research and approaches to genetic improvement of photosynthetic efficiency. This includes development of laboratory and field research planning and organizational skills, and both written and verbal communication skills. We will review through critical presentations and discussions, in a seminar-setting, new discoveries in photosynthesis and emerging techniques for modification of photosynthesis, from the peer-reviewed literature, bioRxiv, participants- own research projects and research plans. The requirements include weekly class attendance and discussion, a powerpoint presentation delivered in class, written peer-review of a fellow presenters and at least one paper review.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 1

Term(s): Spring


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