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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.

Student Attitudes Contribute to the Effectiveness of a Genomics CURE. Lopatto D, Rosenwald AG, Burgess RC, et al. (2022).

Central support system for a genomics CURE

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).

Facilitating Growth through Frustration

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).

Increased Investment in Instructional Time

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).

Expansion of Muller F Element

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).

Evolution of a Distinct Genomic Domain

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).

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).

Successful Integration of Research Into Lab Classes

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).

Crowd-Sourcing Big Data Analysis

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).

Undergraduate Research: GEP

Science, 322(5902):684‐685, 2008

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

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).

Comparison of Dot Chromosome Sequences

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).

F Elements Maintain Distinct Genomic Properties

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).