Education Committee Workshop

New Paradigms in Teaching Introductory and Cell Biology

Continuing the Dialogue on Genomics: A Revolution in Progress


1 PM- 5 PM, Saturday, December 9

Co-chairs: Sarah C.R. Elgin, Washington University in St. Louis

A. Malcolm Campbell, Davidson College,

and Linda Silveira, University of Redlands


1 PM

David Botstein, Stanford University (Keynote Speaker)

1:30 PM

A. Malcolm Campbell, Davidson College, NC "The Genome Consortium for Active Teaching: A Progress Report."

1:30 PM

Denise L. Wallack, Muhlenberg College, PA "Molecular Genetics: Genes and Genomes, an Undergraduate Project-Based Course in Yeast Genomics."

2:00 PM

John R. Jungck, Beloit College, WI "Evolution as a Basis for Bioinformatics Education." View Poster

2:30 PM

Coffee Break

2:50 PM

Steven H. Denison, Eckerd College, FL "mtDNA Haplotype Determination by Students in Genetics Laboratory Course Elucidates Sea Turtle Ecological Geography."

3:10 PM

Quinn C. Vega, Montclair State University, NJ "Molecular Research in a Teaching Laboratory- Analysis of RET Co-receptor Function."

3:30 PM

Jerry E. Honts, Drake University, IA "Introducing Bioinformatics within the Undergraduate Cell Biology Curriculum."

3:50 PM

Katherine Liu and VivianLee Ward, Access Excellence "General Genomics: Access and Context."

4:10 PM

Break-out Discussion Groups