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Sharing the trail : Inspiring your students through GenOmics and other Social Media

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Sharing the Trail : Inspiring your students through GenOmics and other Social Media is a presentation made to the Alberta Teachers Association - Science Council Conference 2011. Speaker notes are provided to explain the slides. I blog Genomics to encourage Scientific Literacy at GenomeAlberta.ca

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Sharing the trail : Inspiring your students through GenOmics and other Social Media

  1. 1. Genome Alberta Sharing the Trail
  2. 3. Here is what’s available from Genome Alberta! <ul><li>Curricular Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Genomics – A New Revolution in Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry into Mountain Pine Beetle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gee in Genome Kit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biotechnology module partnering/support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GenOmics on Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microblogging – Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other online technology for teachers </li></ul></ul>
  3. 7. Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) <ul><li>Major discovery of human genome project was single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs): points in genome where 2 or more alternative alleles are found in >1% of population </li></ul><ul><li>93% genes have SNPs </li></ul><ul><li>~40% will alter an amino acid </li></ul><ul><li>SNPs may have important consequences for health/disease </li></ul>
  4. 8. Genomics marked the beginning of a new age in biology and medicine 1900 1953 1977 1980 1983 1990 1994-98 1998 2000 2003 Watson and Crick identify DNA (the double helix) as the Chemical basis of heredity DNA markers used to map human disease genes to chromosomal regions Human Genome Projects (HPG) begins-an international effort to map and sequence all the genes in the human genome DNA markers used to map human disease genes to chromosomal regions Gene map – working draft 2000: complete release 2005 Sanger and Gilbert derive methods of sequencing DNA Huntington disease gene mapped to chromosome 4 Genetic and physical mapping Working Draft of the human genome sequencing complete Rediscovery of Mendel's laws helps establish the science of genetics Source: Health Policy Research Bulletin, volume 1 issue2, September 2001
  5. 10. Mountain Pine Beetle
  6. 11. The Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic: A Disease System of Three Genomes Host Pine Trees Bark Beetle Fungal Pathogens Slide Courtesy Joerg Bohlmann U BC
  7. 12. Genome Alberta Forestry At the Molecular Level
  8. 13. Technology Society Science Pine Beetle Epidemic
  9. 14. Gee in Genome Suitcase
  10. 15. Gee in Genome
  11. 43. Wiki Mind Map
  12. 44. WikiSummarizer

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