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- DescriptionScott Gilbert's Developmental Biology has metamorphosed into the Gilbert and Barresi Developmental Biology.
- Author BiographyScott F. Gilbert, the Howard A. Schneiderman Professor (emeritus) at Swarthmore College and a Finland Distinguished Professor (emeritus) at the University of Helsinki Institute of Biotechnology. He teaches developmental biology, developmental genetics, and the history of biology. After receiving his B.A. from Wesleyan University, he pursued his graduate and postdoctoral research at The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Gilbert is the recipient of several awards, including the first Viktor Hamburger Award for excellence in developmental biology education, the Alexander Kowalevsky Prize for evolutionary developmental biology, honorary degrees from the Universities of Helsinki and Tartu, and the Medal of Francois I from the College de France. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a corresponding member of the St. Petersburg Society of Naturalists, and on the International Advisory Board for the National Institute of Basic Biology in Japan. He has been chair of the Professional Development and Education Committee of the Society for Developmental Biology. His research pursues the developmental genetic mechanisms by which the turtle forms its shell and the mechanisms by which plasticity and symbionts contribute to development. Michael J. F. Barresi is an Associate Professor at Smith College in the department of Biological Sciences and Program in Neuroscience. Dr. Barresi was a Biology major and Studio Art minor at Merrimack College. After he received his B.A., Dr. Barresi pursued his doctoral research on muscle fiber type development at Wesleyan University in the laboratory of Dr. Stephen Devoto. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship in Dr. Rolf Karlstrom's laboratory at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst investigating the development of commissure formation in the zebrafish forebrain. At Smith College, Dr. Barresi's laboratory investigates the molecular and cellular mechanisms governing the development of neural stem cells, commissure formation, and neurodevelopmental responses to environmental teratogens. He has been a member of the Professional Development and Education Committee of the Society for Developmental Biology. Dr. Barresi is an innovator in the classroom, pioneering the use of web conferencing, documentary movie making, and active learning pedagogies in Developmental Biology. Since 2005, he has successfully taught course-based research laboratories in Developmental Biology. In connection with his NSF CAREER award, Dr. Barresi created the 'Student Scientists' outreach program to help train and inspire primary and secondary education teachers to infuse investigative curriculum in their classrooms. He was the recipient of the 2012 Sherrerd Prize for Distinguished Teaching at Smith College.
- Author(s)Scott F. Gilbert
- PublisherSinauer Associates Inc.,U.S.
- Date of Publication15/06/2016
- SubjectScience & Mathematics: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationSunderland
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSinauer Associates Inc.,U.S.
- Weight2132 g
- Width221 mm
- Height284 mm
- Spine33 mm
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