From implementing student-centered teaching initiatives to mentoring students outside of class, Shana Kerr demonstrates remarkable compassion for her students and passion for teaching.
Researchers experimenting with live zebrafish witnessed a 200% increase in the strength of intestinal contractions soon after the organisms were exposed to the cholera-causing bacterium Vibrio cholerae. The strong contractions led to expulsion of native gut bacteria.Researchers experimenting with live zebrafish witnessed a 200% increase in the strength of intestinal contractions soon after the organisms were exposed to the cholera-causing bacterium Vibrio cholerae. The strong contractions led to expulsion of native gut bacteria.
Teresa Snow empowers students to prioritize self-care and become critical health consumers. Innovation is the basis of her achievements.
Troy Hilley, recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Achievement in Research Enterprise Enhancement Award, is the Academic and Research IT Support Engineer Lead for the School of Biological Sciences. The award recognizes staff members who consistently improve Georgia Tech’s research programs but are not traditional researchers themselves.
Frank Stewart and Darren Parris are being recognized for their collaborative Summer Workshop in Marine Science (SWiMS) program. The award recognizes genuine and substantial partnerships between Georgia Tech faculty and students and the K-12 community. Also receiving the award is their K-12 partner Jennifer Jones, a chemistry teacher at Rockdale County High School.
The award recognizes Jeffrey Skolnick’s exceptional sustained imagination and productivity in the fields of systems biology, computational biology, bioinformatics, cancer metabolomics, protein structure prediction and evolution, drug design, and simulations of cellular processes.
Joseph Rabinoff and Matthew Torres are two of Georgia Tech’s 2018 CTL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award winners. Jointly supported by the Center for Teaching and Learning and BP America, the award recognizes the excellent teaching and educational innovation that junior faculty bring to campus.