NEWSLETTER: February 2017

Cell, Organelles, & DNA Resources for Teachers 
15 high-quality, researcher-vetted, downloadable image files await you in our Cells, Organelles, and DNA Resources for Teachers tool set: each entry has a PDF file and PowerPoint (PPT) file. All illustrations are by the same world-class illustrator and copyright free. Presented in a fun interactive format and ready for use in your class. Not to be missed!

February 2017 Resource of the Month

Baylor College of Medicine: "BioEd Online"

Our monthly Internet search for the best free teaching resources for biology teachers has a winner: "BioEd Online" from the Baylor College of Medicine. Teaching aids in genetics, neuroscience, virology, and other areas. Up-to-date materials and current science news edited by faculty and staff at the Baylor College of Medicine.

Rare Disease Day Is February 27, 2017
"Research Brings Hope to People Living with a Rare Disease"

Of the nearly 7,000 rare diseases, only a few hundred have any treatment. Bring awareness of rare diseases into your classroom with resources from the NIH. Live webcasts, a Twitter chat, patient profiles, a database on rare diseases and more!

Annual NIH Three-Day Short Course For Biology Teachers
Application now being accepted!

Applications are open until March 23, 2017 for the NHGRI Short Course in Genomics (July 31 - August 3, 2017, Bethesda, MD). Up-close interactions with researchers, clinicians, and other educators designed for use in your classroom. Lectures, presentations and networking.

National DNA Day Is Just Ten Weeks Away! 

National DNA Day is a unique day when students, teachers and the public can learn more about genetics and genomics! Every year on April 25 we commemorate the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003, and the discovery of DNA's double helix in 1953. Looking for event ideas, resources or activities?

Quick links to popular teacher resources
on Genome: Unlocking Life's Code.


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