Workshop Resources
Just-in-Time Teaching Workshop
CHAUTAUQUA, JUNE 8 -10, 2006

Biology "GoodFor" Essays by Kathy Marrs

What is Biology Good For?:
Good For 1: Understanding our Molecular Selves: The Human Genome Project
Good For 2: Keeping Us Healthy During Flu Season: Flu Vaccines
Good For 3: A 'Yes or No' in Just 3 Minutes: Home Pregnancy Tests
Good For 4: Helping Life Begin: In Vitro Fertilization
Good For 5: Controlling Diabetes: Recombinant Human Insulin
Good For 6: Killing Cancer Cells: Chemotherapy Drugs
Good For 7: Boosting Red Blood Cell Production: Epogen
Good For 8: Saving Endangered Species: Cloning
Good For 9: Treating Breast Cancer: Herceptin
Good For 10: [Genetics Quiz]
Good For 11: Detecting Problems Before Birth: Prenatal Diagnosis
Good For 12: Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Through Biotechnology: ENBREL
Good For 13: Killing Weeds: RoundUp
Good For 14: Keeping Crops Insect-Free: Dipel

Biology in the News
All the news discussed in class Spring Semester