|Offered to students admitted to Year 1 in||ALL|
|Offer in 2023 - 2024||Y N|
|Enquiry for Course Details|
|BIOC4999 Biochemistry project (12 credits)||Academic Year||2023|
|Offering Department||Biomedical Sciences||Quota||25|
|Course Co-ordinator||Dr B H B Yuen; Prof J D Huang, Biomedical Sciences < email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org >|
(All academic staff in Biochemistry Major,Biomedical Sciences)
(Dr B H B Yuen,Biomedical Sciences)
(Prof J D Huang,Biomedical Sciences)
[This is a certified Communication-intensive (CI) Course which meets all of the requirements endorsed by HKU's Senate, including (i) the teaching and assessment of oral, written and visual communication 'literacies'; and (ii) at least 40% of the course grade assigned to communication-rich assessment tasks.]
To enable students to acquire the basic skills in scientific research emphasizing on critical and analytical reasoning, free and creative thinking, scholarly communication (both orally and in writing), research integrity, teamwork and time management. The course is particularly useful for those students who intend to pursue a career in life science either in research or industry.
|Course Contents & Topics||
Project-related topics in biochemistry, cell, molecular and developmental biology.
Experimental methods in protein and nucleic acid biochemistry; bioinformatics and cell biology.
Critical appraisal of current science literature
Formulation of research questions
Design of experiments.
Data analysis and interpretation.
|Course Learning Outcomes||
On successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
(and Co-requisites and
Pass in at least 24 credits of advanced level (level 3 or 4) disciplinary core/elective courses in Biochemistry Major including 4 of the following 5 courses: BIOL3401, BIOC3601, BIOC3604, BIOC4610 and BIOC4613.
BIOC4610 and BIOC4613 can be taken concurrently with this course.
This capstone course is for Biochemistry Major students only.
This capstone course is ONLY opened to students who are in year 3 or above in the Biochemistry Major program.
|Course Status with Related Major/Minor /Professional Core||
2023 Major in Biochemistry
2022 Major in Biochemistry ( Disciplinary Elective )
2021 Major in Biochemistry ( Disciplinary Elective )
2020 Major in Biochemistry ( Disciplinary Elective )
2019 Major in Biochemistry ( Disciplinary Elective )
|Course to PLO Mapping||
2023 Major in Biochemistry < PLO 1,2,3,4,5 >
2022 Major in Biochemistry < PLO 1,2,3,4,5 >
2021 Major in Biochemistry < PLO 1,2,3,4,5 >
2020 Major in Biochemistry < PLO 1,2,3,4,5 >
2019 Major in Biochemistry < PLO 1,2,3,4,5 >
|Offer in 2023 - 2024||Y Year long||Examination||No Exam|
|Offer in 2024 - 2025||Y|
|Course Grade||A+ to F|
|Course Type||Project-based course|
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|Additional Course Information||NIL|
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