The Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE; pronounced "nibbles") is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Coordination Network for Undergraduate Biology Education (RCN-UBE). NIBLSE was formed in 2014. The long-term goal of NIBLSE is to establish bioinformatics as an essential component of undergraduate life sciences education by creating a permanent network of investigators to articulate a shared vision of the extent to which, and how best to, integrate bioinformatics into life sciences curricula. Specific objectives of the Network include identification of best practices for (1) preparation of students for bioinformatics instruction; (2) integration of bioinformatics into life science curriculum at all levels; (3) assessment of outcomes; and (4) preparation of faculty trained in life sciences to deliver curriculum in bioinformatics.
NIBLSE Leadership Team
William Tapprich, (firstname.lastname@example.org), University of Nebraska at Omaha
Mark Pauley (email@example.com), University of Nebraska at Omaha
Elizabeth Dinsdale, San Diego State University
William Morgan, College of Wooster
Anne Rosenwald, Georgetown University
Eric Triplett, University of Florida
Key objectives for NIBLSE during the current project period are to:
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number 1539900, "RCN-UBE: Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE)."
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