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Biology Scholars Program
ASM Education Department
1752 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
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I teach Microbial Pathogenesis and Ethnobotany to juniors and seniors. The Microbial Pathogenesis course in for Biology majors, and the Ethnobotany course is also available for non-majors.
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I study high-light responsive gene expression in a freshwater cyanobacterium, Synechococcus elongatus. I also study the role of a collagen-like protein in the marine cyanobacterium, Trichodesmium erythraeum.
How students improve or increase their knowledge OR decrease their misconceptions based on a learning experience (content, conceptual understanding), How students improve or increase their skills OR decrease unwanted behaviors based on a learning experience (performance, behaviors, actions)