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Publications

Since its founding in 2006, the Genomics Education Partnership’s published scholarship has advanced the understanding of genome evolution as well as effective pedagogical practices in STEM. Through its research projects, over 1,100 students have contributed as co-authors on published scientific research papers.

J Microbiol Biol Educ. 21(1):21.1.6., 2020

Using Genomics Research in a Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience. Lopatto D, Rosenwald AG, DiAngelo JR, et al. (2020).

CBE Life Sci Educ., 13(4):711‐723, 2014

A Central Support System Can Facilitate Implementation and Sustainability of a Classroom-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) in Genomics. Lopatto D, Hauser C, Jones CJ, et al. (2014).

G3 (Bethesda), 7(8):2439‐2460, 2017

Retrotransposons Are the Major Contributors to the Expansion of the Drosophila ananassae Muller F Element. Leung W, Shaffer CD, Chen EJ, et al. (2017).

CBE Life Sci Educ., 13(1):111‐130, 2014

A Course-Based Research Experience: How Benefits Change with Increased Investment in Instructional Time. Shaffer CD, Alvarez CJ, Bednarski AE, et al. (2014).

CourseSource, cs. 13. 2017

An undergraduate bioinformatics curriculum that teaches eukaryotic gene structure. Laakso, M.M., Paliulis, L.V., Croonquist, P., Derr, B., Gracheva, E., Hauser, C., Howell, C., Jones, C.J., Kagey, J.D., Kennell, J., Silver Key, S.C., Mistry, H., Robic, S., Sanford, J., Santisteban, M., Small, C., Spokony, R., Stamm, J., Van Stry, M., Leung, W., Elgin, S.C.R. (2017).

Genetics, 185(4):1519‐1534, 2010

Evolution of a distinct genomic domain in Drosophila: comparative analysis of the dot chromosome in Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila virilis. Leung W, Shaffer CD, Cordonnier T, et al. (2010).

Trends Genet, 33(2):81‐85, 2017

The GEP: Crowd-Sourcing Big Data Analysis with Undergraduates. Elgin SCR, Hauser C, Holzen TM, et al. (2017).

CBE Life Sci Educ., 9(1):55‐69, 2010

The Genomics Education Partnership: Successful Integration of Research Into Laboratory Classes at a Diverse Group of Undergraduate Institutions. Shaffer CD, Alvarez C, Bailey C, et al. (2010).

CourseSource, cs. 8, 2016

A Hands-on Introduction to Hidden Markov Models. Weisstein, A.E., Gracheva, E., Goodwin, Z., Qi, Z., Leung, W., Shaffer, C.D. and Elgin, S.C.R. (2016).

Science, 322(5902):684‐685, 2008

Undergraduate Research. Genomics Education Partnership. Lopatto D, Alvarez C, Barnard D, et al. (2008).

G3 (Bethesda), 5(5):719‐740, 2015

Drosophila Muller F Elements Maintain a Distinct Set of Genomic Properties Over 40 Million Years of Evolution. Leung W, Shaffer CD, Reed LK, et al. (2015).

Genome Biol., 7(2):R15, 2006

Comparison of Dot Chromosome Sequences from D. melanogaster and D. virilis Reveals an Enrichment of DNA Transposon Sequences in Heterochromatic Domains. Slawson EE, Shaffer CD, Malone CD, et al. (2006).