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2019 Summer Workshop 

Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science

July 14-19
College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA

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The 2018 Summer Workshop is over! Thanks to our participants and staff for a wonderful week of conversations about biology education, sharing resources, and having fun!  

Wicked Problems: Investigating real world problems in the biology classroom

 Was held June 18-23, 2018 at Harvey Mudd College, CA

Check this website to see what happened this year:


What makes BioQUEST special?

We’ve been making a difference in STEM education since 1988. Read the

Achieving Scale for STEM Reform: Communities of Transformation and their work scaling STEM reform

report from the Pulias Center for Higher Education.






Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education

QUBES is a community of math and biology educators who share resources and methods for preparing students to use quantitative approaches to tackle real life biological problems.

The five major QUBES initiatives include:

  • QUBES Consortium:  coordinating the efforts and resources of disparate communities invested in promoting quantitative biology education;
  • QUBES Faculty Mentoring Networks:  supporting faculty understanding and implementation of specific quantitative biology concepts and teaching approaches;
  • QUBES Hub:  increasing the visibility, utility, and adoption of existing quantitative biology materials and the capacity for peer educator interaction;
  • QUBES Metrics:  quantifying and tracking faculty contribution to quantitative biology education scholarship; and,
  • Implementation Research:  studying and disseminating the features of QUBES that increase implementation success.

BioQUEST is one of the founding institutions of the QUBES project. QUBES is funded by the NSF.


Here’s what we’ve been up to recently!


Images from BioQUEST Workshops and Projects