INVESTIGATIVE MARINE BIOLOGY LABORATORY: BIOSM 1500

Dates / credits awarded
Monday, June 29 - Wednesday, July 8, 2014 / 2 credits

Fees
UNH undergraduate students and undergraduate students from all other (non-Cornell) institutions

(includes room, board, tuition, 1 round-trip fare between Portsmouth, NH and Shoals)
Cornell
undergraduate studentsand High School students
(includes room, board, tuition, 1 round-trip fare between Portsmouth, NH and Shoals)

Prerequisites
None. This course is limited to 15 students who are either: a) matriculated students at Cornell, UNH or at any 4-year college or university; or b) incoming freshmen who will arrive at Cornell or UNH in fall 2013.


Cornell students; this course fulfills the following requirements (equivalent to BioG 1500):
Core Course requirement
for Biology majors; this course is equivalent to BioEE 1610 and fulfills core course requirement
Introductory Bio Lab requirement for Biology and Society majors Natural Science requirement for Human Development majors
Major course requirement for Biological Engineering majors
BioG 1500 equivalent for ESS and SNES majors
CALS Graduation requirement
for Introductory Life Sciences/Biology
CALS Graduation requirement
for Physical and Life Sciences


Course description

Field and lab intensive marine-based introduction to the scientific method and experimental biology. Students do research under the guidance of instructors. The course is structured around two research projects that explore how marine organisms are adapted to the physical and biotic factors in their environment.


Faculty
Dr. Douglas Fudge, University of Guelph (watch Doug's research team in action on The Daily Planet!)
Dr. Dennis Taylor, Hiram College

 

Students on board the R/V John M. Kingsbury (photo by Jan Factor).

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