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BIO 389E BIO 389E. Subjects and Skills for Graduate Students in the Biological Sciences II. 3 Hours.

Explores the general subjects and skills required of research scientists, with an emphasis on the research, teaching, and service skills needed by professional biologists, as well as on the major research themes and questions in ecology, evolution, and behavior. Builds on the writing skills developed in Biology 389D to include issues of ethical behavior in research, effective presentation of results, oral presentation skills, interacting with the media, work-life balance, and public outreach. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Biology 384D and 389E may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Biology 389D, and consent of instructor and graduate adviser.