June 8 - August 10, 2015
Take the online course "Scientists Teaching Science" and learn about active vs. passive learning, creating course objectives and test items, and finding ways to improve your teaching and assessment techniques for students of all ages.
December 9, 2014
Speaker: Jaime S. Rubin (Columbia University)
This eBriefing reviews grant writing at the graduate and postdoctoral levels, focusing on how to apply for research grants in the sciences, where to find resources, and how to avoid common mistakes.
Edited by Karen Bush
The forth installment of this annual reviews series discusses the impact of infectious diseases (including carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, tuberculosis, typhoid, influenza, and dengue) on the health of populations worldwide.
May 29, 2014
Speakers: Vincent Racaniello (Columbia University Medical Center) and David Randle (American Museum of Natural History)
This eBriefing provides an introduction to teaching science online, with an overview of online teaching platforms and strategies for designing courses and engaging, assessing, and retaining students.
Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
This Annals volume presents three meeting reports: (1) Probiotics, Prebiotics, and the Host Microbiome: the Science of Translation; (2) Capacity Building in Nutrition Science: Revisiting the Curricula for Medical Professionals; and (3) Circadian Clocks, Brain Function, and Development.
August 1, 2013
Organizers: Sharon R. Akabas (Columbia University), Gerald Friedman (The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), Martin Kohlmeier (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Charlotte A. Pratt (National Institutes of Health), Gwen Twillman (American Society for Nutrition), Mandana Arabi (The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science), and Brooke Grindlinger (The New York Academy of Sciences)
This eBriefing reviews nutrition education for health professionals. Clinical training in nutrition is often inadequate and tools for nutritional assessment, analysis, counseling, and treatment are not well integrated into curricula. Individual projects have improved nutrition training at specific schools; this report explores how to expand their impact.