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  • Gene U Project Update: Complex Traits Curricular Unit
    | News, Project Update

    Project Update: The Gene U project’s Complex Traits guide for teachers and associated classroom slides are available for free viewing or download from BioEd Online (www.bioedonline.org). Domestic dogs exhibit immense variety in size, shape, coat color and texture, and behavior. This variability… [More]

  • Celebrate National DNA Day!
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    The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) will launch the National DNA Day Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) Series on Friday, April 20, 2018, continuing each week day until Friday, April 27, 2018, from 1:00–3:00 pm EST. Don’t miss the special… [More]

  • What Are the LEAH Knox Scholars Up To?
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    Upcoming Events On April 26th, the LEAH Knox Scholars will gather at the Tufts Medical Center as part of a Meet the Scientists Series to meet with Libby Hohmann, MD, infectious disease specialist and physician director of the Partners Human… [More]

  • Surprising Results Revealed… “When are we going to use this stuff in real life?” That’s a common refrain from students memorizing math and science from textbooks and worksheets. Berri Jacque, Ph.D., realized that when it comes to science, there’s one… [More]

  • NIGMS Director’s Early Career Investigator Lecture: April 17, 2018
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    Regeneration is one of the most tantalizing areas of biological research. How are some animals able to regrow body parts following injury? Why can’t humans do the same thing? Can scientists learn the secrets that imbue certain animals with this… [More]

  • TEDx WVU — Presenter: Ann Chester, Ph.D.
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    Kudos! to Ann Chester Ph.D., who participated in the launch of TEDx WVU in early March. Dr. Chester’s presentation, “Rekindling the American Dream in Students,” focused on the importance of providing a sense of community through educational programs for underprivileged… [More]

  • SciEd 2018 is right around the corner. This is your chance to interact with other SEPA PIs, sharing successes and great ideas. Registration has begun, so sign up early to attend and plan to showcase your work! For complete information about… [More]

  • Introducing 21st-Century Teaching Tools
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    John Pollock, Ph.D., and his project team with The Partnership in Education at Duquesne University, meet regularly with a wide range of collaborators, including artists and animators, technologists and developers, educators and evaluators, and medical doctors and researchers from leading… [More]

  • FoodMASTER Is on the Road Again!
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    A newly formed component “FoodMASTER: Reach to Teach” has introduced more than 1,000 registered dietitian-nutritionists (RDNs) to its nutrition-science education programs. The component is designed to foster worldwide synergistic relationships between dietitian-nutritionists and teachers. FoodMASTER spokesperson Sylvia Escott-Stump already has made… [More]

  • USA Science Engineering Festival Expo: April 7 – 8, 2018
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    Mark your calendars for the 5th annual USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo on April 7–8, 2018! Explore 3,000 hands-on exhibits from the world’s leading scientific and engineering societies, universities, government agencies, high-tech corporations and STEM organizations. The free two-day… [More]