Three teaching assistants in CBS courses are recognized for their outstanding contributions in the classroom.
Kate Barry (Continuing Education), Tiffany Galush (Neuroscience) and Ben Swart (Genetics) are the recipients of 2014 CBS Outstanding TA Awards. Barry served as lab instructor for Biol 1055 (Our Global Environment: Science and Solutions). Galush was a teaching assistant for Biol 2007 (Marine Animal Diversity) and Biol 2012 (Zoology and Animal Diversity). And Swart was a lab instructor for Biol 1010 (Human Biology and Ethics).
Though Watson and Crick invented the double helix model of DNA, it was Rosalind Franklin, the brilliant 1950s crystallographer, whose raw data inspired their revolutionary insight. The new Illumina HiSeq 2500 at the University of Minnesota Genomics Center now bears her name, and like her namesake, this mighty machine means business.