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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...
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...
Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)
23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials
An online journal focusing upon generally-applicable studies of cell biology.
Cell Biology by the Numbers
18 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ron Milo1, Rob Phillips2
1. Weizmann Institute of Science 2. California Institute of Technology
Vignettes that reveal how numbers serve as a sixth sense to understanding our cells
E. coli Citrate Use
09 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Peter White1, Alexa Warwick1, Louise Mead2, Merle Heidemann, Jim Smith1
1. Michigan State University 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action
EvoEd module on citrate use in E.coli
By Peter White1, Alexa Warwick1, Louise Mead2, Merle Heidemann1, Jim Smith1
This case will examine the evolution of trichromatic vision in old world monkeys.