Guest post by Cassidy Villeneuve, Wiki Education. A Wikipedia writing assignment is a great opportunity for instructors to teach science communication skills on a world stage....


Improving research mentor training requires new approaches. Mentoring is essential for the success of researchers at all career stages, but not all mentor-mentee relationships are...


Guest authors Sanjai Patel and Andreas Prokop explain why school biology lessons are important places to advocate fundamental biomedical research, and they present strategies developed...


Guest post by Michelle Smith, Cornell University. Teaching genetics and looking for some new course ideas?  Check out CourseSource, which is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that...


Are you a postdoc looking for hands-on education experience and mentoring? Or a faculty member interested in bringing evidence-based, effective active learning strategies into your...


Phil Hieter, former GSA President and a Co-Chair for The Allied Genetics Conference, works at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada, where...


GSA PREP for the holidays

December 22, 2015

Finals are over, grades are turned in, and winter break is finally here! For better or worse, however, many people use "breaks" to catch up...


If you’re doing it right, teaching undergraduates is incredibly difficult. Delving into the scholarship of teaching and learning can be absolutely overwhelming, especially if the...


Kevin Ahern and Indira Rajagopal, both from the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Oregon State University, described the process of creating an interactive e-textbook...