Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and an understanding of scientific questions in a primary area of expertise in the chemical and biochemical sciences and place the thesis research in the context of the current state of knowledge of the field.
Appropriately employ models, theories, mathematical relationships and symbolic notations that are used to represent and test knowledge in the chemical and biochemical sciences.
Demonstrate an awareness of the diversity and interdisciplinary nature of the chemical and biochemical sciences and a competent understanding of the fundamental principles in related disciplinary fields through participation in coursework, seminars and group meetings.
Employ the principles of safe practices and ethical use of scientific knowledge, materials and procedures.
Demonstrate mastery of fundamental and advanced instrumentation and techniques used in his/her disciplinary field of chemistry and biochemistry.
Analyze, interpret, and retrieve data from the primary and review literature, to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills for raising and addressing scientific question(s).
Demonstrate the ability to generate and collect data and information through designing and safely testing original hypothesis using contemporary methods and techniques.
Work independently and cooperatively on an original research project to collect, interpret, analyze, organize, and present high quality data for an original thesis.
Effectively communicate ideas, concepts, results and conclusions from the original research project in a written thesis, oral defense and poster presentations.
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