This course is designed to fulfill the Federal requirement for research training for graduate science students. You are required to participate in 11 of the 14 discussion threads to pass. As well, proof of completion of an online tutorial in human subjects research ethics will be required by submission of certificates offered at completion. Students will also be required to submit a detailed ethics case study relevant to their field of expertise. This section will explore in greater depth issues related to the medical sciences, including: nursing, pharmacology, medicine, genetics, etc. Topics discussed in this colloquium will focus on those relating to medical and clinical practice and research. The discussion and readings from the core curriculum are supplemented with weekly readings and lectures pertinent to the medical sciences and research.