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Research techniques’ in biology Lab Description

Key Elements

Code

BIOA 425

Formation

M1 Cellular and Molecular Biology - Section 2

Semester

1

Credits

2

Number of Teaching Hours

0

Number of Tutoring Sessions

0

Number of Laboratory Sessions

24

Content

Objective

This course provides students with the skills of writing research proposals, writing master and doctoral thesis. It also creates the ability to understand and apply scientific methods in research and in critical thinking and criticizing. It emphasizes on the usages of state of the art methodologies and instruments used in different fields in research.

Content

Introduction- Terminology- Criteria-Objectives of the research- Setting priorities Purpose, aims and goals-Methodology- Time Management- Budget Theory and research-Research design and set up-Action oriented- developing a solution- supportive and decision- addressing a problem…developing new tools-Obstacles to scientific research-Conceptualization and measurements- Methods used-Devices and methods used: statistical…..data collection….. Field research- survey research- experimental research- non-interventional study-interventional study- descriptive study- exploratory study- comparative analytical study- case control study- cohort study.- materials Results- Discussion – conclusion- abstract- title-Instumentation and sample collection techniques:Atomic absorption spectrometer-Flow cytometer-Fluoresence imaging microscopy-High pressure liquid chromatography-Ion chromatography-NMR spectrometer-PCR polymerase chain reactor-DNA sequencer-Electrophoresis-Lyophilizer-Cell and Tissue culture-Fast pressure liquid chromatography-GC mass spectrophotometer and trap concentrator-GC with electron capture detector-Ion chromatograp-Raman spectrometer- Diode laser extraction-XRD X-ray deffractometer VSM Vibrating magnetometer-PLD pulsed laser deposition system-Scanning probe microscopy-UV/VIS/NIR Spectrophotometer-GIS applications in medicine and environment-Forensics, DNA fingerptinting and biotechnology in applications.