7.02 / 10.702 Experimental Biology & Communication

Spring 2005

Photo of a stack of bacterial plates on student lab bench.

A stack of bacterial plates on a 7.02 student's lab bench. (Photo by Dr. Katherine Bacon Schneider.)

Course Highlights

This course features recitation notes and in the labs section, a series of laboratory interpretation questions that accompany each laboratory module.

Course Description

This introductory biology laboratory course covers the application of experimental techniques in microbiology, biochemistry, cell and developmental biology. Emphasis is placed on the integration of factual knowledge with understanding of the design of the experiments and data analysis in order to prepare the students for future research projects. Development of skills critical for writing about scientific findings in modern biology is also covered in the Scientific Communications portion of the curriculum, 7.02CI.

Special Features

Technical Requirements

QuickTime® Player software is required to view the .mov files found on this course site.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

Donate Now



Dr. Katherine Bacon Schneider
Prof. Uttam RajBhandary
Prof. Jonathan King
Prof. Lisa Steiner
Prof. Leonard Guarente
Dr. Megan Rokop
Ms. Deborah Kruzel
Dr. Jean-Francois Hamel

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1 hour / session

Two sessions / week
4+ hours / session

Scientific Communication:
Six sessions for 12 weeks
2 hours / session




Archived Courses

Previous version