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Nancy Jo Pokrywka
Teaching students to read, interpret, and write about scientific research: A press release assignment in a large, lower-division class
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Megan K. Barker1, Eric W. Jandciu2, Robin E. Young*3
1. Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia 2. University of British Columbia 3. University of British Columbia - Vancouver and Okanagan campuses
A central skill in any science discipline is the ability to read, understand, and discuss the primary literature of the discipline. However, teaching this skill presents unique challenges within...
Lauren E Yaich
Jennifer R Kowalski
Urszula Patrycja Golebiewska
Nathan C Staples
CRISPR Gene Editing: Designing the gRNA and Donor Template
15 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Laurel Lorenz
In this adaptation, students learn how CRISPR/Cas9 is used in bacterial immunity and gene editing. Students create both a gRNA target and a donor template to edit a gene. Mutations can be from the...