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$20,000 APS Foundation grant helps fund TGen2School education initiative
Date:7/29/2013

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. July 29, 2013 A $20,000 grant from the APS Foundation will help the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) expand its TGen2School initiative by providing science kits and instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education.

The kits and accompanying instruction for teachers are part of the TGen2School initiative at TGen's Pathogen Genomics Division TGen North in Flagstaff, where some of the world's top experts in disease-causing microorganisms study everything from valley fever to MRSA and even anthrax and plague.

TGen North's Bio-SEEK: Bio-Science Education Enrichments Kits Program provides five different types of bioscience education kits for teachers and their students. The goal is improved overall scientific literacy, and a better-prepared bioscience workforce.

The program includes instructional sessions to help educators use the kits to teach such concepts as infectious disease and genomic testing methods, biosafety procedures, bioinformatics, and how DNA is used in forensics, public health and other life sciences.

"These are ideal tools that teachers can use to convey complex concepts in ways students can easily absorb, and it lessens the burden on the pocketbooks of teachers," said Zsuzsi Kovacs, TGen North's STEM Education Coordinator. "These kits are built on next-generation science standards and bioscience basics that students need to succeed in the genome-age."

TGen will provide instruction for teachers during professional development days at TGen North, 3051 W. Shamrell Blvd., southeast of Interstate 17 and the exit to the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport.

"Commercial bioscience kits often contain limited directions, making teaching concepts challenging when teachers already have so much on their plate," Kovacs said. "With professional development and teacher-friendly directions, educators will be able to adapt them in a way that is best for their stu
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Contact: Steve Yozwiak
syozwiak@tgen.org
602-343-8704
The Translational Genomics Research Institute
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