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  1. Building student literacy and metacognition through reading science in the news

    29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Eleanor V.H. Vandegrift*1, Andrew J. Cavanagh2

    1. University of Oregon 2. Yale University and Educational Alliance

    Ensuring students' science literacy is essential for preparation for study in science disciplines and is of critical importance given contemporary challenges in determining the legitimacy and...

  2. 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...

  3. Piwi Matters

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laurel Lorenz1, Shuchismita Dutta2

    1. Princeton University 2. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    This case focuses on understanding structure and function relationships in Piwi, a protein that is critical for germline stem cell function and development of eggs in the fruit fly ovary.

  4. Laurel Lorenz

    I teach CUREs and an Introductory Molecular Biology course at Princeton and have multiple research interests. My molecular biology research interests are in how the protein, Piwi, allows stem cells...

  5. Burhan Gharaibeh

    Dr. Burhan Gharaibeh is a non-tenured faculty at the Department of Biological Sciences, and an adjunct faculty member in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and Department of...

  6. Stem Cells in Planaria Regeneration and Wound Healing

    20 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Aylin Marz1, Jennifer Buntz2, Susan Meiers3

    1. Norfolk State University 2. Dine College 3. Western Illinois University

    Discussion questions to help guide students examining a graph of number of mitoses vs time for planaria injured or had amputations of their tails.

  7. Laurel Dunn Lorenz

  8. Geoff Clarke