Teaching & Outreach

Teaching

  • Bio 124: Principles in Biology III: Evolution and Ecology
    • Covers fundamentals of ecology & evolution
    • Taught in flipped class using group activities & discussions
    • Taught four times since Fall 2017
  • Bio 125: Principles in Biology III: Evolution and Ecology Lab
    • Covers fundamentals of ecology & evolution in a lab setting
    • Taught using inquiry-based, student-directed labs
    • Redesigned with the generous support of the CA Learning Lab
    • Taught in Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2021
  • Bio 340: Genetics
    • Covers molecular genetics, inheritance, and evolutionary genetics
    • Taught in flipped class using group activities & discussions
    • Taught six times since Fall 2017
  • Bio 440: Molecular Genetics
    • Covers advanced molecular genetics, particularly genomics
    • Taught in a flipped class style with a focus on bioinformatics activities
    • Taught in Spring 2020 and Spring 2021
  • Bio 450: Evolution
    • New elective course focused on advanced topics in evolution
    • Taught as a discussion-based course based on the primary literature
    • Taught in Fall 2019 and Fall 2020
  • Bio 490: Senior Project
    • Writing-focused class taught using self- and peer-feedback
    • Also addresses information literacy, career planning, and scientific ethics through activities and discussion
    • Taught in Fall 2021
  • Bio 502: Biostatistics
    • Workshop-style course taught using R
    • Taught in Fall 2018 and Fall 2021

Outreach

In the past, our lab has been lucky to join these organizations:

In the future, we look forward to partnering with CSI3, CSU Dominguez Hills’ ground-breaking center for science education and outreach.