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BIO 4010 Senior Seminar: Home

Assignment - Life Science Reference List

Locate at least 8 recent journals articles (usually within the last 5 years) dealing with your topic.  Articles must be cited properly and relevant to the topic.  Most likely you will have to locate and read more than 8 articles.

No matter which citation style you use, your professor requires a Persistent/ Permanent URL in the bibliography.

Assignment - Biology of Ethical Issues Presentation

Groups of 3 students group must research the scientific background on the chosen topic, emphasizing the history, methodologies, and applications related to biological/environmental sciences. 

Include: 

Range of Views concerning the issue that are held within the broad group of Christendom (ranging from liberal to fundamentalist).

Also investigate specific views held by a secular humanist and a Christian with a Biblical worldview. 

 

Assignment - Disease / Environmental Issues Paper and Presentation

Biology/Health Science majors will perform literature research to present a review of the biology of a human disease, detailing four areas:

1. the causative agent of the disease;

2. the biochemical mechanism by which disease symptoms result (generally genetic diseases are more straightforward to deal with in these areas);

3. how the individual is affected by these molecular events (to be covered in detail);

4. and finally how the disease agent(s) and their symptoms affect the population. 

Environmental Biology/Science/Studies majors may choose to do the disease overview project, or they may choose to focus on a current environmental issue and summarize the solution options currently being discussed/implemented, as long as their topic is not covered as part of any Ethical Issues presentation.”

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