Copper induces oxidative stress reponses and DNA damage in corals

Congrats to Sam Seymour ’11 and Annika O’Dea ’08 for their work analyzing the transcriptome of Montastraea franksi for our paper just out in Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology!

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Copper induces oxidative stress reponses and DNA damage in corals

Congrats to Sam Seymour ’11 and Annika O’Dea ’08 for their work analyzing the transcriptome of Montastraea franksi for our paper just out in Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology!

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Lipid profiling of symbiosis

Symbiosis in cnidarians is accompanied by significant changes in the lipidome of the anemone host. Congrats to Josh Klein ’12, John Schmeitzel ’12, and Janice Hwang, ’12 for their authorship on this paper just out in PLoS One!

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Lipid profiling of symbiosis

Symbiosis in cnidarians is accompanied by significant changes in the lipidome of the anemone host. Congrats to Josh Klein ’12, John Schmeitzel ’12, and Janice Hwang, ’12 for their authorship on this paper just out in PLoS One!

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AAAS Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction!

Science‘s IBI Prize was developed to showcase outstanding materials, usable in a wide range of schools and settings, for teaching introductory science courses at the college level. The materials must be designed to encourage students’ natural curiosity about how the

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AAAS Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction!

Science‘s IBI Prize was developed to showcase outstanding materials, usable in a wide range of schools and settings, for teaching introductory science courses at the college level. The materials must be designed to encourage students’ natural curiosity about how the

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Congrats 2012 Seniors

The Schwarz Lab Senior Thesis students have earned their lab coats! Congratulations!

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Congrats 2012 Seniors

The Schwarz Lab Senior Thesis students have earned their lab coats! Congratulations!

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Integrating Genomics Research throughout the Undergraduate Curriculum

COVER ARTICLE in CBE-LSE:     Through a multi-year, collaborative process, we developed, implemented, and peer-reviewed inquiry-based, integrated instructional units (I3Us) adaptable to a range of teaching settings, with a focus on both model and nonmodel systems. Each of the products

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Integrating Genomics Research throughout the Undergraduate Curriculum

COVER ARTICLE in CBE-LSE:     Through a multi-year, collaborative process, we developed, implemented, and peer-reviewed inquiry-based, integrated instructional units (I3Us) adaptable to a range of teaching settings, with a focus on both model and nonmodel systems. Each of the products

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Jenny Wilson-Cohen displays her evolution simulation game at Vassar’s Darwin Days

Darwin Days at Vassar celebrates Darwin’s birthday with Jenny Wilson-Cohen demonstrating an Evolution Simulation game that she designed for her final project in her Bioinformatics Biol/CS 353 course.

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Jenny Wilson-Cohen displays her evolution simulation game at Vassar’s Darwin Days

Darwin Days at Vassar celebrates Darwin’s birthday with Jenny Wilson-Cohen demonstrating an Evolution Simulation game that she designed for her final project in her Bioinformatics Biol/CS 353 course.

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Using Comparative Genomics for Inquiry-Based Learning to Dissect Virulence

CBE-LSE 11: 81-93     Genomics and bioinformatics are topics of increasing interest in undergraduate biological science
curricula. Many existing exercises focus on gene annotation and analysis of a single genome. In
this paper, we present two educational modules designed to enable students to

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Using Comparative Genomics for Inquiry-Based Learning to Dissect Virulence

CBE-LSE 11: 81-93     Genomics and bioinformatics are topics of increasing interest in undergraduate biological science
curricula. Many existing exercises focus on gene annotation and analysis of a single genome. In
this paper, we present two educational modules designed to enable students to

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Danielle Twum VC’12 investigates the role of anti-oxidants on heat-stressed anemones.

For her senior thesis project, Danielle Twum (Biology Major, 2012) examines the effects of chalcones on stress-induced bleaching of symbiotic sea anemones. Danielle is now a PhD student in Immunology at the Roswell Cancer Institute.

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Danielle Twum VC’12 investigates the role of anti-oxidants on heat-stressed anemones.

For her senior thesis project, Danielle Twum (Biology Major, 2012) examines the effects of chalcones on stress-induced bleaching of symbiotic sea anemones. Danielle is now a PhD student in Immunology at the Roswell Cancer Institute.

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Genomics Field Trips to Cold Spring Harbor Labs

BIOL 244 Genomics students touring Cold Spring Harbor Labs to learn about bioinformatics and genomics research.

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Genomics Field Trips to Cold Spring Harbor Labs

BIOL 244 Genomics students touring Cold Spring Harbor Labs to learn about bioinformatics and genomics research.

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Generation and analysis of transcriptomic resources for a model system on the rise: the sea anemone Aiptasia pallida

The most diverse marine ecosystems, coral reefs, depend upon a functional symbiosis between cnidarian hosts and unicellular dinoflagellate algae. The molecular mechanisms underlying the establishment, maintenance…

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Generation and analysis of transcriptomic resources for a model system on the rise: the sea anemone Aiptasia pallida

The most diverse marine ecosystems, coral reefs, depend upon a functional symbiosis between cnidarian hosts and unicellular dinoflagellate algae. The molecular mechanisms underlying the establishment, maintenance…

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