Seminar (BIOMS 5665)

Spring 2020 syllabus.

The Patient Perspective and Special Instructions for Community Members and Students 

We offer a class each spring titled Community-Based Cancer Research Presentations and Discussions (BIOMS 5665). This is one course of the 4 course curriculum that leads to a Graduate Certificate of Engagement in Public Communication of Science & Technology.

Images from the 2019 class

One speaker noted that the class is perhaps the most diverse class at Cornell – we have community members with cancer, family members, doctoral students in the basic sciences, premeds, health administration students, bioengineering students, and more. Special considerations for community members and students in the class

The class meets on Wednesday Evenings from 5:15 – 6:30 and offers a combination of guest lectures, student presentations, and sessions on science communication.

Here are examples of blogs written by students in the class:

Some final reflections about the class written by students:



Previous Class Materials


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