Article contributed by Dr. Shelly Thai, Glendale Community College, CA, and Andreh Fiterz, PerkinElmer, Photo credit: Ken Allard/El Vaquero News
From Dr. Thai:
I'm a Biology faculty at Glendale Community College in California.
A few years ago, I developed a research course, Biology 298 - Undergraduate Research in Microbiology and Molecular Biology, to give undergraduates at our community college authentic, an opportunity to do hands-on research experience and also practice the associated critical thinking, analytical, and technical skills.
Many of our students transfer to the university and have been able to obtain either student research positions... Read more