We created the structure collection feature in Molecule World because I knew it would be useful in teaching my courses. A request from the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota taught us structure collections could be useful in other ways, too.
The Weisman Art Museum collaborated with neuroscientists at the University of Minnesota and Ricardo Martinez Murillo, a neuroscientist in Spain, to produce the traveling Beautiful Brain exhibit featuring the drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal. Cajal is considered the father ... Read more
If you have a little time, the Dolan DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor will be presenting some really interesting workshops on neuroscience and genetics.
The dates are:
Nov. 5, 2009: Inside Cancer - workshop on teaching cancer; Raritan
Valley Community College, Somerville, NJ
Nov. 6, 2009: Genes To Cognition - workshop on teaching neuroscience;
Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, NJ
Nov. 21, 2009: Inside Cancer - workshop on teaching cancer; Great Bay
Community College, Portsmouth, NH
Nov. 20, 2009: Genes To Cognition - workshop on teaching neuroscience;
Great Bay ... Read more
Hey high school teachers! Are your students interested in the brain?
Three winners will win all-expense-paid trips to present their work in a poster session in Seattle at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology. Their teachers get to come too! I can tell you, Seattle is a fun place to visit.