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ASU researcher leads national effort to transform undergraduate biology education

June 2, 2014

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In an effort to both capture the diversity of biology and condense what is taught, an Arizona State University (ASU) researcher is leading a grassroots effort to improve biology education throughout the United States. Sara Brownell and colleagues from the University of Washington have developed a detailed core concept template called BioCore Guide. Full Story

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