Navigation Links
American Society for Microbiology honors Jo Handelsman
Date:6/2/2009

Washington, DCDecember 17, 2008The 2009 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award will be presented to Jo Handelsman, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison. This award recognizes an educator for outstanding teaching of microbiology to undergraduate students.

Dr. Handelsman has taught over 1,100 undergraduates and even more educators. In 2002, she was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Professor for her scientific teaching project which brought together the teaching rigor, experimentation spirit, and creativity of scientific research. Her project was focused on changing the educational experiences of undergraduates in the classroom. With the support of HHMI, she founded the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching (WPST) to enhance undergraduate biology education by training a new generation of scientific teachers. She also created the "Summer Symbiosis Program," a ten-week research experience for undergraduates who are paired with WPST Mentoring Program graduate and postdoctoral students.

Under her leadership, the HHMI-National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Summer Institute, which is a collaboration between the WPST, HHMI, and NAS, was developed to provide a place to learn about biology instruction in the context of the research university and applications for the undergraduate classroom. Since its inception in 2003, 205 faculty have participated; collectively, they teach ~90,000 undergraduates.

Handelsman earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she joined the faculty in 1985. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.


'/>"/>
Contact: Garth Hogan
ghogan@asmusa.org
American Society for Microbiology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
2. Understanding hypertension in African Americans proves elusive
3. Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
4. American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 15, 2007
5. American College of Medical Genetics responds to new FDA labeling decision for warfarin
6. American Chemical Societys Weekly Press Pac
7. Highlights from the September 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
8. American Chemical Societys Weekly Presspac -- Aug. 29, 2007
9. Report: African, Asian, Latin American farm animals face extinction
10. American Chemical Society calls green chemistry bill a smart step
11. Challenges remain in reintroducing American chestnut
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2015)... June 22, 2015 ... addition of the "Body-Worn Temperature Sensors Market ... and Forecast 2014 - 2020" report to ... analysis of the global body-worn temperature sensors market. ... segmented on the basis of types, care setting, ...
(Date:6/18/2015)... Conn. , June 18, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. ... authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market announces ... a featured segment on "Money on the Mark", scheduled to ... City June 20 th . ... will be from 7:00 to 8:00pm EST. NXT-ID, Inc.,s CEO ...
(Date:6/17/2015)... , June 17, 2015  Crossmatch™, a leading ... that its U.are.U ® 4500 fingerprint readers ... Eateries, Inc., a San Jose, ... to increase security, improve accountability and reduce fraud ... instant, non-repudiable identity confirmation for employee sign in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Body-Worn Temperature Sensors Market - Global Industry Analysis 2NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 2NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 3Togo's Eateries Improve Security and Accountability with Crossmatch Fingerprint Readers 2Togo's Eateries Improve Security and Accountability with Crossmatch Fingerprint Readers 3
... today announced that it will launch EMBO Press on ... for The EMBO Journal , EMBO reports , ... provides opportunities for the future development of the journals. ... to encourage transparency in the publication process and help researchers make ...
... is derived from brain tumor stem cells, the source ... unclear. The potential of neural stem cells to transform ... but has not been confirmed. A team led by ... Nanjing Medical University, China found that doxycycline-induced neural stem ...
... Queen,s University Belfast is a lead partner in a ... new ways to treat Cystic Fibrosis. Affecting more ... is one of the most common life-threatening inherited diseases. ... death for patients., The new global programme, known as ...
Cached Biology News:EMBO announces the launch of EMBO Press 2Queen's University in €6m bid to find new Cystic Fibrosis treatments 2Queen's University in €6m bid to find new Cystic Fibrosis treatments 3
(Date:6/29/2015)... , June 29, 2015  Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE ... technology to develop small molecule and cell therapy treatments ... has been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Capital ... will continue to trade on the NYSE MKT until ... the NASDAQ Capital Market is expected to commence on ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... June 29, 2015 , ... The ... July 16 and for the fourth year in a row, will bring top technology ... are taking place at the intersection of data and technology. The event is proudly ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... June 29, 2015   For the seventh year running, ... assess their overall digital maturity called the Multichannel ... companies are not maturing fast enough. While it,s true ... numerous ways overall and customers are increasingly "digital natives", ... digital customer engagement.  ...
(Date:6/26/2015)...  SeraCare Life Sciences, a leading partner to ... it has signed a Cooperative Research and Development ... part of the National Institutes of Health, to ... assays.  The CRADA will investigate the development of ... biosynthetics spiked into a genomic DNA background and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Neuralstem, Inc. Announces Approval for Listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market 2Neuralstem, Inc. Announces Approval for Listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market 3StampedeCon Announces 2015 Agenda 2StampedeCon Announces 2015 Agenda 3Results from Digital Maturity Study Show Pharma Lagging 2Results from Digital Maturity Study Show Pharma Lagging 3Results from Digital Maturity Study Show Pharma Lagging 4SeraCare Life Sciences Signs CRADA with NCI to Advance Cancer Diagnostics 2SeraCare Life Sciences Signs CRADA with NCI to Advance Cancer Diagnostics 3
... FOLD ) today announced that John Crowley, President and ... Merrill Lynch,Global Pharmaceutical, Biotech & Medtech 2007 Conference in ... BDT (11:00 am EDT) at the,Merrill Lynch Financial Centre. ... will be available to all,interested parties through the Investors ...
... a,biotechnology company translating the complexity of human biology ... president and,CEO, Dr. Keith O. Elliston, has been ... in Arlington, Va., September 17-18. Dr. Elliston ... Development and Commercial Value Added in Care Delivery ...
... ... and Reusable Bottles, MONROVIA, Calif., Sept. 12 Bottled or ... of consumers who fear the impact of,bottled water on the environment, ... assembled a family of products on its website, http://www.discovertesting.com, in ...
Cached Biology Technology:Amicus Therapeutics to Present at the Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotech & Medtech 2007 Conference 2Amicus Therapeutics to Present at the Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotech & Medtech 2007 Conference 3Genstruct CEO, Dr. Keith Elliston, Invited to Speak at Oncology Clinical Trial Summit 2Discover Testing Settles the Drinking Water Debate: Tap vs. Bottled 2
... consumable measurement plate for QPatch. ... controlled measurement sites. Each measurement ... flow channel system that enables ... and compound applications necessary for ...
This bispecific antibody complex has been tested for efficient depletion of CD41+ cells using the StemSep ; negative immunomagnetic cell separation system....
... to supply microplates, deepwells, and tips to ... in mind, iLink incorporates multiple functions into ... iLink software is the key to building ... can be copied and installed as turnkey ...
No-Weigh Dithiothreitol (DTT) ,7.7 mg DTT/Tube x 48 tubes...
Biology Products: