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Biochemistry/Cell Biology Major and Molecular Biology Majors Combined Starting Fall 2018 - The Triton


The Triton
UC San Diego's Division of Biological Sciences is combining the Biochemistry/Cell Biology major and Molecular Biology major to form a new major, Molecular and Cell Biology, for students admitted after Fall 2018. The Biology Education Committee ...

'Lab rats of molecular biology' find home on campus - Cornell Chronicle


Cornell Chronicle
Fruit flies in your kitchen are an annoyance, but fruit flies in a research lab play a vital role in advancing our understanding of biology. Some scientists refer to the fruit fly species Drosophila melanogaster as the lab rat of molecular biology ...

Cell biology: Scientists fill in a piece of the copper transport puzzle - Science Daily


Science Daily
Cell biology: Scientists fill in a piece of the copper transport puzzle. Date: February 14, 2018; Source: American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Summary: Researchers have identified the protein that carries copper into mitochondria ...

Biology Teaching Homepage

Central District - Hong Kong

Established in 1995 by the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong, this site covers many issues of teaching biology at highschools.

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Resources for Teaching and Learning Biology
United States

The American Institute of Biological Sciences provides links to a number of resources on biology teaching including evolution.

Biology and Genetics Teaching Resources
United Kingdom

Teaching resources for biology and genetics by D G Mackean, including PowerPoint presentations and experimental work. Mainly for GCSE and IGCSE.

Sawfish Conservation Biology Homepage
United States

Offers information and photos on the sawfish status in Florida. Describes the sawfish population study led by Colin Simpfendorfer of Mote Marine Laboratory.

Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students
United States

Teaching resources modelled on the idea that students will learn best if they are actively engaged and if their activities are closely linked to understanding important biological concepts.

United States

The Biotechnology Institute passed a position statement strongly condemning the teaching of creationism and its variants because it compromises the quality of US public science education. This site provides a number of articles and other useful resources.

Plastination in Teaching
Switzerland

Information, methodology, and photos from the Institut de Biologie Cellulaire et de Morphologie (Institute of Cell Biology and Morphology) in Lausanne.

Ecosystems Teaching Package
United States

An ecological teaching package for school science classes - may be viewed online or downloaded free. Activities illustrate how different living things (including humans) depend on each other and their environment.. Green issues; helping the ecosystem. (Ages:7-14).

Biomolecular Images and Movies for Teaching
United States

Structure files, static images, movie clips, and visualization scripts for macromolecules, accompanied by a brief annotation that documents its purpose.

Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology
United States

A peer reviewed publication of ecological educational materials by the Ecological Society of America.

United States

Free educational software for college-level ecology courses plus links to many additional software sites.