This course prepares students in the Biomedical Sciences major for biomedical research. Students will learn basic and clinical research design and experimental aspects, applying critical thinking skills and engaging in outcome evaluation of research studies and quantitative data analysis and interpretation. Students will develop an understanding of the key differences between basic, clinical, and translational research and their implications and relation to diagnostic, treatment, and health management. The course will introduce students to literature review, identifying basic and key gaps and formulating key questions for scientific experimental pursuit. The course also reviews basic statistics research methods and the importance of significant statistical sampling.
Junior Level or Higher or Permission of Instructor.