Sep 06, 2013
from 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM
|Where||Bondurant Hall G030|
|Contact Name||Alison Siler|
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This session is geared specifically to medical school teachers in the foundational sciences curriculum in the areas of microbiology and cellular and molecular biology, as well as those teaching clinical ID and genetics.
Dr. Landecker is a historian and sociologist of life sciences who knows the agendas of medical education. She trained at MIT in Science & Technology Studies (STS), and currently has a joint faculty appointment at UCLA in the life and social sciences, teaching in the Institute for Society and Genetics and the Department of Sociology. She wrote an acclaimed history of tissue culture techniques, Culturing Life: How Cells Became Technologies (Harvard, 2007). Her current book project, American Metabolism, characterizes transformations to metabolic science and logic underway in epigenetics, bacteriology, cancer metabolism, and hormone biology. She will give an additional talk about her work at noon in Wilson Library that will also be of interest to bioscience professors.
For more information about this event, or about the AOE in general, please visit: www.med.unc.edu/aoe