Assignment 3 – Reading and Analyzing Primary Scientific


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Vacuolar Invertase Gene Silencing in Potato Research paper attached and also assignment paper attached. Need this assignment done by tomorrow 10:00pm Eastern time. References must be included! Thank you! Attachment 1 Attachment 2 ATTACHMENT PREVIEW Download attachment Biology 495 A3 – Reading and Analyzing Primary Scientific Literature, Part 2 (2).pdf Assignment 3 – Reading and Analyzing Primary Scientific Literature, Part 2: Materials/Methods, Data and Conclusions (100 points/10%) Addresses course outcomes 1, 2, and 3: Interpret and critically analyze primary scientific literature to assess the validity and reliability of scientific results and evaluate the conclusions drawn from these data Demonstrate proficiency in scientific principles, techniques and applications in the life sciences to evaluate experimental design and determine compliance with standards of protocol and ethical practice Effectively communicate scientific principles, concepts, methods, and research findings based on critical analysis of primary literature, industry reports, and other life sciences resources This assignment is designed to further help you learn or improve on the skills of reading and analyzing primary scientific articles. In assignment 3, you will extend your analysis and tracing of the scientific method through the same primary article A that you chose in Assignment 2 to its materials and methods, data, and conclusions. ASSIGNMENT After reading the materials and methods, results, conclusions, and discussion portions of primary article A, please address each of the following items. Label each section of your paper according to the labels (1), (2), (3), (4), and (5) below. 1. Discuss the materials section of primary article A: (10 points) A. Describe the materials, subjects, and tools, used in this study. B. Explain in detail whether or not the authors used the appropriate materials, subjects, tools, to serve the purpose of the study (as described in the introduction section of the article.) 2. Discuss the methods section of primary article A: (10 points) A. Describe the procedures used in this study B. Explain in detail whether or not the authors used the appropriate procedures to serve the purpose of the study (as described in the introduction section of the article.) 3. Discuss the results section of primary article A: (15 points) A. Summarize the data and results of the study B. Discuss whether or not you found any results or data to be confusing, problematic, and/or contradictory C. Elaborate on any additional data would you like to see in this article, and why 4. Discuss the conclusions and discussion sections of primary article A: (20 points) A. Summarize the authors’ conclusions. Are they consistent with the data? B. Offer an alternative interpretation of the results and conclusion of this study 5. Present what could be a next set of research studies to extend the results and conclusions presented in primary article A (10 points) 6. References (20 points) A. Include in-text references where appropriate B. Cite all references APA style NB: If no references are cited, you will receive a grade of zero (0) for Assignment 3 7. Grammar (10 points) Spelling, punctuation, capitalization, sentence construction, and paragraph construction will be considered in the grading of this assignment. 8. Paper format (5 points) A. Title page: Name, Course Name and Number, Instructor Name, Paper Title, Due Date B. Sections of paper properly labelled C. Write double-spaced, 11-point, Times New Roman font paper with 1-inch margins D. 3-5 pages (not including title page and reference page) Please submit your paper as a Word document to your assignment folder. GRADING RUBRIC How completely and thoroughly questions are addressed – (65 points) References – (20 points) Grammar – (10 points) Format – (5 points) Read more ATTACHMENT PREVIEW Download attachment Vacuolar Invertase Gene Silencing in Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.).pdf Vacuolar Invertase Gene Silencing

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