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  • The SKC STEM Academy welcomed 15 new students from four high schools on the Flathead Indian Reservation to campus during our fall Bridge program in August. We are excited to have them join our three second-year students at the Academy! Activities included: • SKC campus scavenger hunt • Cultural visit to Black Lake • Thumb […]

  • The Genetic Science Learning Center (GSLC) will be using community-based participatory design approaches to develop and evaluate culturally sensitive engagement experiences focused on genetics and precision medicine. This award takes advantage of the expertise the GSLC has built over the past 19 years, primarily via our SEPA awards. The Center will draw on its SEPA […]

  • SEPA teaching resources featured on NSTA.org

    We’re excited to see that SEPA teaching resources were recently listed on the NSTA’s “Freebies for Science Teachers” section of nsta.org. Among the projects mentioned were; This Is How We “Role”: Inspiring future researchers through veterinary medicine from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, PlayPads: Mobile Educational Health Science Activities for Children in Hospitals from […]

  • NIH SBIR & STTR Funding for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Interactive Digital Media (IDM) Resources The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the NIH provides Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding for the development of IDM-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) resources for students, […]

  • The Serious Play Conference is a leadership conference for both those who create serious games/simulations and those who implement game-based learning programs. Sponsored in part by The National Institutes of Health (NIH), both conferences will feature a wide variety of interactive exhibits, presentations and training opportunities. Visit the following links for detailed conference agendas. Serious […]

  • LEAH Knox Scholars Kick-Off: June 20th 6:00-8:00 PM
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    We are beginning another summer with a new class of LEAH Knox Scholars! The LEAH Knox Scholars Kick-Off for our 2019 youth will take place at the MIT Biology Building from 6:00-8:00 pm. If you would like to attend, please RSVP at the link below: RSVP Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leah-knox-scholars-kick-off-tickets-61449394794

  • The NIH Intramural Research Program’s OHSRP Education Series presents, “Exemptions from IRB Review and the Revised Common Rule: What Has Changed and What Has Stayed the Same?,” on Thursday, June 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT in Lipsett Auditorium. VideoCast Link https://videocast.nih.gov/ The presentation will cover 1) the meaning of concept “exempt human […]

  • SEPA Overview and Grant Application Process Webinar
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    NIH R25 Funding for P-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Resource Development NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program, supports pre-K to grade 12 (P-12) STEM, informal science education and science center/museum projects.  The next grant proposal receipt date to solicitation SEPA PAR-17-339 are due by 5:00 p.m. local time Tuesday, July 9, 2019. […]

  • The Science and Ethics of Genome Editing
    | News, Project Update

    The Science and Ethics of Genome Editing is a 5 year project that funds resource development and professional development courses for high school teachers. Relevant hands-on models and materials are being developed by the MSOE Center for BioMolecular Modeling that will allow for active learning of molecular genetics in the classroom. Teachers will participate in […]

  • NIGMS Director’s Early Career Investigator Lecture: April 10, 2019
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    Melissa A. Wilson, Ph.D.

    For decades, scientists have sought to understand genomic differences between men and women by studying the sex chromosomes (X and Y). In general, women carry two X chromosomes, and men have one X and one Y. But the story is much more complicated. For example, about a million people in the United States have an […]