Gene Transfer Ecoli

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I. Title Page
A. Title
1. Does your title include something about what we did in the experiment?
2. Does your title include the full scientific name of the organism involved in the experiment?
B. Authors
1. Did you include your lab mates' names on your paper?
2. Did you put your name first?
II. Introduction
A. General background information
1. What general information can you provide about E. coli?
2. Why should we care about gene transfer in bacteria?
3. Types of gene transfer? Which one was used in this experiment?
B. What is the objective of the experiment?
C. What is your hypothesis? Predictions? Variables?
III. Methods
A. Did you provide detailed steps?
1. Temperatures
2. Volumes
3. Incubation times
B. Did you cite the lab manual?
IV. Results
A. What happened on your plates?
B. Did you include a table with your results in it?
1. Did you reference the table?
C. Did you only state results but not explain them?
V. Discussion
A. Did your results support or reject your hypothesis?
1. Give details. If your hypothesis is not supported, what could have caused your outcome?
B. What is the importance of your findings?
C. If you could change the experiment, what would you do?
D. Did you incorporate your answers to the questions on page 4 & 5 of the lab packet?
E. Did you bring this back to the "big picture" that you described in the introduction? VI. Literature Cited
A. Are your sources listed in alphabetical order?
B. Are all sources that were cited listed here, and vice versa?
C. Are your citations formatted…...

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