Cellular/Molecular Research Techniques Course at Duke Marine Lab

marius brouwer mbt at acpub.duke.edu
Thu Mar 23 14:33:36 EST 1995


Upper Level Undergraduate/Graduate Course in Cellular and
Molecular Research Techniques at Duke University Marine Laboratory


DUKE MARINE LABORATORY

The Marine Laboratory is a campus of Duke University and a unit within
the School of the Environment. The laboratory is situated on Pivers Island
within the Outer Banks of North Carolina and adjacent to the historic town
of Beaufort.

THE COURSE:

Cellular and Molecular Research Techniques: May 15 - June 16, 1995
CBI/ENV 244L (4 grad. units)
In this, hands on, laboratory course students will carry out a joint
research project in which they examine the adverse effects of environ-
mental pollutants on cellular processes. Research methodologies include:
Spectroscopy (UV/VIS, Fluorescence and Atomic Absorption); Subcellular
fractionation; Protein purification and characterization; Analysis of
pollutant-induced damage to proteins, membranes and DNA. Measurement of
activity of enzymatic defense systems.

PREREQUISITES:

Organic Chemistry (Biochemistry or Cell Biology recommended)
(Beach)volleyball skills (recommended but not required)


INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Marius Brouwer
(919) 504-7619; email: mbt at acpub.duke.edu       

FEES:

Tuition: $1,796; Room and Board at DUML: ca $1,000; Health Fee: $50

FOR APPLICATION AND INFORMATION:

Admissions Office
Duke University Marine Laboratory
Beaufort, NC 28516
(919) 504-7502
email: hnearing at acpub.duke.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 1995.



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