Seminar in Systems and Computational Biomedicine (SCBM)
Science Building G19
Doctoral Students: BMSC-GA 4435 - 1.5 Credits
Master Students: BMIM-GA 2001 - 0 Credits
Kelly Ruggles (email@example.com)
The Seminar in Biomedical Informatics course is meant to give students the opportunity to practice their presentation skills and to facilitate the development of student’s dissertation research ideas.The main goal of the course is to provide students an open forum for scientific discussion of relevant topics in Biomedical Informatics and provide feedback to the doctoral students about their scientific work.
After taking this class students are expected to:
Read and understand scientific literature.
Critically evaluate scientific work.
Actively listen and evaluate presentation content and formulate pertinent questions.
Develop presentation, communication and teaching skills.
Attendance and participation
Doctoral and Master’s students are required to attend to seminars in order to obtain a passing grade and/or credit for the course. Attendance will be taken and two absences per semester will be allowed. Attendance will be taken and two absences per semester will be allowed. In cases where a student misses more than two classes per semester, they will be required to summarize an assigned article per class missed. Master’s students can attend via WebEx or another telecommuting method with permission of the course director.
All doctoral students are required to present, with the exception of first-year students. This class will be graded as a pass or fail will based on attendance, the quality of the student presentations and their participation in class.
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