MBS 482 Senior Capstone Project II • 5 Cr.


Last course in the capstone project sequence where students complete their research. The project culminates with the preparation of a scientific poster and a seminar to be presented to the students and faculty in the Molecular Biosciences program. Prerequisites: MBS 481 with a C or higher, or permission of the Program Chair of Molecular Biosciences.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Apply the scientific method to obtain the answer to a relevant research question
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of the main topic of the research project
  • Comply with ethical principles throughout the execution, documentation and analysis of the experiments
  • Document the cost of the materials used in the project and stay within the planned budget
  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills by preparing a scientific poster and presenting the results of the project in a formal seminar