PHRMACOL 502 - Introduction to Scientific Communication
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Pharmacology (PHRMACOL)
Department: MED Pharmacology Department
2 (Non-LSA credit).
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Permission of instructor.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces second-year graduate students to essential scientific communication skills. Students will write a grant over the course of the term on a chosen topic. Class meetings alternate between presentations by local experts and students. In-depth analysis of student writing/presentation skills provided in class by instructor, small groups, and guest scientists. By term's end students will have a high quality product to be presented in oral and written form. Finally, students will participate in a mock study section to constructively evaluate the grants.

PHRMACOL 502 - Introduction to Scientific Communication
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
Th 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: Meets in room 2901 THSL and various small group break-out rooms (to be announced). Priority enrollment is reserved for doctoral students in the Medical School's 14 programs under PIBS. Contact Lisa Garber ( with your UMID number for permission to enroll.
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The textbook, The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Version of The Grant Application Writer?s Workbook, can be ordered here:
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