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Valerie Logan Luncheon Honors ‘Elevating K-12 STEM Education’

The seventh annual Valerie Logan Luncheon was held November 8, 2018, and celebrated the mission of the ISB Education team to engage entire school systems — from principals and administrators to teachers and students — to ensure all students are STEM literate. The theme of the event was “Elevating K-12 STEM Education.”

Dr. Kyle Kinoshita Accepts Valerie Logan Leadership in Science Education Award

Dr. Kyle Kinoshita was honored with the Valerie Logan Leadership in Science Education Award at ISB’s Valerie Logan Luncheon. This award is presented to community leaders who are committed to an educational practice grounded in research, who build educational networks, and who share ISB’s bold vision that all children should have the opportunity to learn science.

Summer 2018 Paid Position for a High School Science Teacher to Work on a Biofuel Project

Posted: March 9, 2018 The Baliga Lab at the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) is currently hiring a high school teacher to work full time for 6 to 8 weeks during the summer of 2018. Since 2004, the Baliga Lab has joined teachers with researchers, engineers, programmers, and students to develop standards-, research- and inquiry-based education modules for science classrooms that bring exciting new scientific concepts and techniques to high…

SEE Director Receives AWIS Award

Congratulations to Claudia Ludwig, Director of Systems Education Experiences (SEE), on receiving an award from the Seattle chapter of the Association for Women in Science for Excellence in Science Outreach. The ceremony to honor award winners took place on June 6.  Please see this link for an ISB news release.  Also read below to learn more about the AWIS Banquet, the awardees, and the AWIS scholarship winners, which also includes one…

Awards: Claudia Ludwig Receives AWIS Award

Photo above: ISB’s Claudia Ludwig, MEd (center); Emily Fox, MEng, EE, PhD, for outstanding scientific advancement in STEM (left); Alyssa Taylor, PhD, for excellence in science education (right). Credit: courtesy of AWIS and photographer Martina Machackova Congratulations to Claudia Ludwig, Director of Systems Education Experiences (SEE), on receiving an award from the Seattle chapter of the Association for Women in Science for Excellence in Science Outreach. The ceremony to honor…

Spotlight: Claudia Ludwig

Congratulations to Claudia Ludwig, Director, Systems Education Experiences (SEE), on being named the winner of the 2017 AWIS Award for Excellence in Science Outreach from the Seattle Chapter of Association for Women in Science (AWIS). Claudia, a former high school biology and chemistry teacher, is the Director of Systems Education Experiences at ISB, a program that she has been instrumental in building since she joined ISB in 2004. Because of…

Mayor’s Youth Employment Initiative

Since 2003, we have been providing paid internships for high school students. National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health have provided funding for these internships. More recently we have partnered with Mayor Murray’s Youth Employment Initiative to extend our reach. If you are between 14-24 years old and either live in Seattle or want to work in Seattle please consider applying to participate in the Mayor’s Youth Employment Initiative (MYEI). Stay…

Earth To Dinner Rallies ISB Community Around Climate Action

It started with a call to action: On Dec. 12, the first anniversary of the Paris Agreement, gather around the dinner table with friends and other community members to discuss climate action. Organizers from GOOD Magazine and the Earth To Coalition hoped that this grassroots movement, given the incoming administration, would inspire people to keep climate action at the top of minds. ISB answered the call and decided to host…

#EarthToDinner Event To Support Climate Action

Earth To Dinner: In December 2015, 195 global leaders came together to adopt the historic Paris Agreement – the world’s first comprehensive climate agreement. GOOD, in partnership with the #EarthTo coalition (100+ partners strong), has created the #EarthToDinner (earthtodinner.org) climate conversation dinner series to keep climate action on the table. Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) is hosting dinner for 50 at its labs in the South Lake Union neighborhood of…

NSTA in Portland 2016 – Session Materials

Educators!  We greatly enjoyed being with you at the regional NSTA conference in Portland.  In addition to uploading materials through the NSTA website, we are including all session materials here, since NSTA has file size limits.  Please contact us for any questions and/or needs. Thursday, November 10, 2016, 2:00-3:00pm – Ocean Acidification as a Way to Teach Multidisciplinary Science and NGSS Program Description: Explore a set of lessons that engage…