ABT 301 Instructors' Contact Information

Dr. Daniel Howe (Fall ABT 301 001) 
437 Gluck Equine Research Center; 
phone 218-1113 
email:  dkhowe2@uky.edu
Office Hours:  by appointment

Dr. Ling Yuan (Fall ABT 301 002) 
123 KTRDC
phone 257-4806
email:  lyuan3@uky.edu
Office Hours:  by appointment

Dr. A. Bruce Downie (Spring ABT 301 002) 
401A Plant Science Building
phone 257-5237
email:  adownie@uky.edu
Office Hours:  by appointment

ABT 301 Fall 2017

TOPICS, READINGS, ASSIGNMENTS AND DUE DATES

Period Date Topic(s)Suggested Readings*AssignmentsItems Due**
18-23Organization/Introductionpp. 2-20; 251-258; ABT 301 Datebase PageQuestion Set (QS) #1---
28-28Scientific Method and Communication---------
38-30Literature searching; reading papers; Plagiarism------QS #1 DUE
49-4Academic Holiday------
59-6

Data Handling

pp.52-71; 151-166QS #2Proposal title, mentor info, & citations for 5 relevant papers
69-11

Data Handling/Research Papers

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79-13

Research Papers

pp.130-138---QS #2 DUE
89-18

Library Resources (AIC Training Room)

pp. 72-82LIbrary Resource Exercise---
99-20

EndNote Session I (AIC training room)

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109-25

EndNote Session II (AIC training room)

pp.21-32; 33-41; 42-51---LIbrary Resource Exercise
119-27

Presentations

Presentation Hints, pp. 259-271------
1210-2

Presentations

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1310-4

Research Proposals

pp. 225-236---Outside Seminar Critique
1410-9

Research Proposals

pp.83-128------
1510-11

Open Day

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1610-16

Practice Presentations

---Peer EvaluationsDesignated Evaluators must attend
1710-18

Practice Presentations

---Peer EvaluationsDesignated Evaluators must attend
1810-23Practice Presentations---Peer EvaluationsDesignated Evaluators must attend
1910-25Practice Presentations---Peer EvaluationsDesignated Evaluators must attend
2010-30

Practice Presentations

---Peer EvaluationsDesignated Evaluators must attend
2111-1

Practice Presentations

---Peer EvaluationsDesignated Evaluators must attend
2211-6

Practice Presentations

---Peer EvaluationsDesignated Evaluators must attend
2311-8

Formal Presentations

---List of Questions

All must attend

2411-13

Formal Presentations

---List of Questions

All must attend

FIRST DRAFT OF RESEARCH PROPOSAL DUE
2511-15

Formal Presentations

---List of QuestionsAll must attend
2611-20

Formal Presentations

---List of QuestionsAll must attend
2711-22Academic Holiday---------
2811-27

Formal Presentations

---List of Questions
All must attend PEER REVIEWS OF PROPOSALS DUE
2911-29

Formal Presentations

---List of QuestionsAll must attend
3012-4

Formal Presentations

---List of QuestionsAll must attend
3112-6

Open day

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3212-11

Final Version

!!DUE by NOON
*Readings in Pechenik, J.A. (2007). A Short guide to Writing About Biology.  New York, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Ltd. Sixth Edition

**NOTE that some assignments may be due on days OTHER than Monday or Wednesday