Educators

IndiaBioscience aims to facilitate networking of undergraduate teachers in Life Sciences to share their ideas, experience and expertise in pedagogy and research. We invite you to participate in relevant discussions.

We also invite you to write for us on any aspect of undergraduate biology education in India. Some topics can be found here. Just send your idea, in 100-200 words, to education@indiabioscience.org, with “Pitch- Education” as the Subject.

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  • iBiology

    iBiology

    iBiology offers free biology videos from the world's leading scientists, with talks by over 25 Nobel laureates. It also offers free online courses that help researchers do good science and enhance career and professional development

  • Drowsy Drosophila

    Drowsy Drosophila : Rapid Evolution in the Face of Climate Change

    University of Florida (Center for Precollegiate Education and Training) present a set of interesting experiments with sleepy Drosophila!

    Great tool for teachers to discuss climate change and its impact on genetic variation.

    In case, teachers can't obtain Drosophila lines to put to sleep - the resource has a dataset to allow analyses and learning.

    Find the entire module here: Drowsy Drosophila

    Module obtained with permission from Julie Bokor.

  • Geniverse

    Geniverse: Learn and teach genetics by breeding dragons!

    New to genetics? Here is an interactive game that lets you breed dragons! The game produced by the Concord Consortium is an exciting tool for students and teachers to get started with genetics. The beautiful graphics create an engaging experience.

    Teachers - use this game in your classrooms for a fun experience! The genes used in this game have been picked from the real world genetics of model organisms!

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  • IGNITE

    IN CONVERSATION with IGNITE #4

    Pavithra Ashok Kumar

    Ignite Life Science Foundation, Cactus Communications, and IndiaBioscience have come together to co-host this live online event. In a relaxed and conversational format, the interlocutor for each session will uncover the background story of the work and life of an eminent scientist.

    The guest of the fourth event in the series is Uma Ramakrishnan who is a Professor of Ecology and Evolution at NCBS, TIFR.


  • Education

    Explore ‘bioethics’ in the Indian context

    Vijeta Raghuram

    This webinar explored the concept of bioethics, which is value-laden, by using perspectives from social and cultural anthropology, practical ethics, science practice, and policy decisions. The speaker drew examples from the public health realm in India to discuss and observe that 'bioethics' should not be limited to mere protocol compliance but should guide science practice. Further, she discussed the need to identify, analyse and resolve ethical challenges in everyday science practice that are directly impacting society at large.


  • IGNITE

    IN CONVERSATION with IGNITE #3

    Suchibrata Borah

    Ignite Life Science Foundation, Cactus Communications, and IndiaBioscience have come together to co-host this live online event. In a relaxed and conversational format, the interlocutor for each session will uncover the background story of the work and life of an eminent scientist.

    The guest of this event is Vishva Dixit, Vice President of Early Discovery Research, Physiological Chemistry at Genentech.

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