Biological sciences have been revolutionized, not only in the way research is conducted -- with the introduction of techniques such as recombinant DNA and digital technology -- but also in how research findings are communicated among professionals and to the public. Yet, the undergraduate programs that train biology researchers remain much the same as they were before these fundamental changes came on the scene.
This new volume provides a blueprint for bringing undergraduate biology education up to the speed of today s research fast track. It includes recommendations for teaching the next generation of life science investigators, through:
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
National Research Council. BIO2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2003.
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