General

Last Name

Abrahamsen

First Name

Lee

Department or Program Name

Biology/Biochemistry

Institution Name

Bates College

PO box or mailstop

44 Campus Ave., Carnegie Science

City

Lewiston

State

ME

Country

USA

Postal Code

04240

URL

http://www.bates.edu/biology/faculty/lee-abrahamsen/

Residency

Residency Attended

2013-2014 Assessment Residency

Teaching

Primary student type

Undergraduate students – biology majors, Undergraduate students – allied health: pre-nursing and pre-professional

Introductory courses

Cell biology

Advanced courses

Virology
Bacteriology

Research

Research question, hypotheses

1) The period prevalence of Staph/MRSA on college campuses

2) How students learn science ; what works in the classroom and what doesn’t

3) Biofilms in wounds, the effects of hyperbaric oxygen on the growth of bacteria and biofilms

Research type

How students improve or increase their knowledge OR decrease their misconceptions based on a learning experience (content, conceptual understanding), How students differ based on how something is taught (student versus faculty-centered learning)

Impact of Research

Overall Experience