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Rx for Science Literacy: Human Genetic Variation

North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR)

Friday, February 10, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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K-12 Educator Ended Free  

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This workshop addresses the basics of human genetics, its potential to improve human health, and its application towards understanding and describing human evolution. Dr. Kathleen Vandiver from MIT will conduct a training session with a sample curriculum, using the MIT Edgerton Center DNA/RNA and protein sets. This workshop is most applicable to high school teachers and those teaching advanced middle school students.


The Rx for Science Literacy workshop series provides K-12 educators a unique opportunity to tour research facilities, hear from scientists about their latest research advances and take a home a free curriculum and other bioscience education materials.


Incentives for attending an Rx for Science Literacy workshop include:

  • 1 unit of certification renewal credit for North Carolina-certified educators (4 hours of additional work required)
  • Free supplemental curriculum and other bioscience education materials to use in the classroom
  • Free lunch
  • Substitute teacher support (up to $80)

For details about all workshops in the Rx for Science Literacy series, visit: http://www.ncabr.org/rx.

Have questions about Rx for Science Literacy: Human Genetic Variation? Contact North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR)

When & Where


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
11 T W Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

Friday, February 10, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)


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North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR)

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