What’s in my lunch? Analyzing GM foods in your classroom laboratory.

I always like to teach biotechnology in the context of its real-world uses.  For example, one "hot-button" issue relates to the genetic modification of plants and animals in agriculture.  Newspapers, popular magazines, and even our Facebook feeds are full of statements…

Using the ELISA to Detect West Nile Virus

Looking for a way to keep your immunology or virology lessons fresh?  Consider teaching the lesson from a biomedical diagnostic point of view!  Here, we describe how the West Nile Virus can be used to teach the Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (or ELISA). What…