The purpose of this assignment is to become familiar with library searching techniques, especially those used in biology. You will learn a bit more about your unknown bacterium. You should select one of two major topics related to the metabolism or taxonomy of your bacterial species to learn more about.
Describe your topic, in form of a question you are trying to answer.
- Choose a question to investigate for one bacterial species
– Have a question ready before lab
– You will need to read/skim one or two papers
– Give a 2-3 sentence explanation of what you have learned about your question. Be sure to cite your source(s) both within these sentences and to give the full citation.
– What kind of information do they report in each section (results, discussion, etc.)? How do they report it?