The Life Sciences Outreach (LSO) Program at Harvard University has influenced science education in the New England area by providing a forum of teachers, students, and researchers to experience true science together. Read more
On November 19th, I made my way down to Cape Cod. First stop was the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) to spend an entire day working with the new ABE tech, Hege Lizarralde. We reviewed good practices in kit assembly, storage options, and even worked on a small experiment to get the digest of… Read more about Dennis-Yarmouth Knows How to (BIO) Jam
The Life Sciences Outreach (LSO) Program at Harvard University has a unique partnership with the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. As the school's proximity to Harvard is nothing short of neighboring, LSO is able to host CRLS's entire junior class over two visits to the Science Center Undergraduate teaching laboratory over one academic year. For two days in December and two days in May, over 400 students call the lab their classroom. CRLS utilizes our space, equipment, reagents, and expertise to take their students through the wet lab portion of our mtDNA PCR lab, supported by the Amgen… Read more about CRLS Biology Teachers extend (at 72C) their PCR Experiences
"One of the more unfortunate things is the degree to which students think science is a pile of facts." The audience of high school biology teachers nod in agreement with Professor Robert Lue's testimony. "Science is a discovery," he states as he effortless describes… Read more about The stART of LSO's Fall Lecture Series
The LEAH (Leaders through Education, Action and Hope) Project is partnering with MIT to provide a paid four-week intensive summer research experience designed to give rising high-school juniors the skills needed for biomedical research, to meet young scientists, and learn about the excitement of scientific discovery. Deadline: May 21st, 2017. Application here.
The STEM Pathways outreach program is offering one-day training sessions in a real, synthetic biology environment for 10th, 11th, 12th, and matriculating college first-year students. Register here.