General

Last Name

Anandan

First Name

Shivanthi

Department or Program Name

Biology

Institution Name

Drexel University

PO box or mailstop

3141 Chestnut Street

City

Philadelphia

State

PA

Country

USA

Postal Code

19104

Residency

Residency Attended

2011-2012 Assessment Residency

Institution

Teaching

Primary student type

Undergraduate students – biology majors, Graduate, medical or professional students

Introductory courses

Cell biology, Genetics, Microbiology

Advanced courses

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.

Professional Affiliations

Research

Research question, hypotheses

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.

Research type

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)

Impact of Research

Overall Experience