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If you fulfill the above requirements and need to find a faculty member who will serve as your 486 mentor, take a look at the list of biology faculty, along with their research interests. Note that the webpage also includes teaching faculty, who do not conduct research. If you click on a professor's name, you can see a overview of their research. You can also take a look at an overview of research at Health Sciences, organized by institute or center. Follow your research interests to find a potential researcher to contact. You will need to contact a faculty member and see if they are willing to mentor you. Provide the faculty member with a link to this page so that they understand the requirements of Biology 486 mentorship.|
Here is a copy of the Biology 486 approval form. Once completed, bring this to Dr. Sue Raylman's office in 4234 LSB or to her mailbox in the biology office.
Here is a list of frequently asked questions written for mentors of 486 students.
Here is a list of frequently asked questions written for prospective and current 486 students.
Here is a list of a few projects completed by past 486 students from a range of topics . It includes the semester schedule and grading rubric.
Here is a copy of the Biology 486 syllabus. It includes the semester schedule and grading rubric.
Here are the guidelines for Biology 486. These guidelines list the requirements for Biology 486 provide an outline for the three semesters.
Here is a sample thesis title page with committee signature lines (.doc file) or .pdf version instead.
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Susan Philhower Raylman, Biology 486 coordinator
Biology Department at WVU
West Virginia University Main page
To email questions, comments: firstname.lastname@example.org
This site was created and is maintained by Susan Philhower Raylman.