Jul. 18, 2011--The ASBMB is pleased to announce the ten recipients of the 2011 ASBMB Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Seed Grant. Each award is worth $2,000 and is to be used to support the development of a K-12 STEM outreach program and/or partnership.
The 2011 awardees are:
- Sandra Adams, Montlcair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, Integrating Molecular Biology Research Techniques into the High School Science Classroom.
- Janet Bisogno, Celebration High School, Kissimmee, Florida, Teach Tech: Increasing the Use of Biotechnology in High School Science Classrooms.
- Maria Brown, Sayville High School, West Sayville, New York, Molecular Ecology of the Atlantic Horshoe Crab (L. polyphemus) as a mechanism to enhance inquiry-based STEM education at Sayville Middle and High Schools.
- Alvaro Estevez, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, The Biochemistry of Bacteria.
- Whitney Hagins, Lexington High School, Lexington, Massachusetts, Wolbachia and Students: Discover the Scientist Within.
- Patricia Halpin, UNH Manchester, Manchester, New Hampshire, Getting fourth-graders excited about the cardiovascular system.
- John David Holtzclaw, Transduction Technologies, Omaha, Nebraska, Inquiry-Based Learning of K-12 Physiology & Nutrition Concepts using Pedometers.
- David Nordstrom, Foster Technology Center, Farmington, Maine, Bacteriophage Discovery and Molecular Characterization in a High School Biotechnology Program.
- DorothyBelle Poli, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia, Bryological Respiration & Photosynthetic Comparisons: A Case to Connect Virginia High School Students to Active Research.
- Mary Williams, The Altamont School, Birmingham, Alabama, Exciting Students about Neuroscience (ESN): The Altamont School-University of Alabama at Birmingham Outreach Partnership.