Fresh topics for essays
1 Historical review: Some topics are better understood if a brief historical review of the topic is presented to lead into the discussion of the moment. Such topics might include "a biographical sketch of a war hero," "an upcoming execution of a convicted criminal," or "drugs and the younger generation." Obviously there are many, many more topics that could be introduced by reviewing the history of the topic before the writer gets down to the nitty gritty of his paper. It is important that the historical review be brief so that it does not take over the paper.
The Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) is a doctoral program that enables you to take advantage of all of the resources found at a modern research university. Everything Yale has to offer – faculty, facilities, and campuses - is here in one comprehensive, interdisciplinary graduate program. BBS is one opportunity of many at Yale that allow students and faculty to bridge all aspects of the University, including science, law, engineering, divinity, and the arts. Here, Thomas Steitz, PhD , Nobel Laureate and a participating professor in the Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology track of BBS, displays one of the many ribosomal models in his office.