Lois Banta

Williams College

Project Leader, Workshop Leader, Website Contributor

Project Leader

Teaching Big Science at Small Colleges: a Genomics Collaboration part of Teaching Genomics at Small Colleges
This program supported a national consortium of faculty members from liberal arts colleges in learning about genomics, developing teaching materials, and devising tools to evaluate the efficacy of their genomics curricular innovations.

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Activity (1)

Comparison of a Highly Polymorphic Olfactory Receptor Gene Subfamily in Genetically Diverse Dog Breeds part of Teaching Genomics at Small Colleges:Genomics Instructional Units Minicollection
Students design primers specific for a particular subfamily of polymorphic canine olfactory genes, use PCR to amplify the genes, and compare the sequences of the products obtained for a diverse population of dogs.