Join Edvotek at the NSTA National Conference on Science Education

UPDATE:  The NSTA has cancelled their meeting due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Please see their website for more information.  We believe this is in the best interest for public health.  We hope to see you at a conference soon! Edvotek…

Outbreak! Learning about Zika Testing and Transmission

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 Zika Virus can be used to teach the Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (or…

Edvotek Road Trip — NSTA Area Meeting in Richmond, VA

Last week, we kicked off our busy fall conference schedule with the NSTA Area Meeting in Richmond, VA. Richmond is just a stone's throw away from our headquarters in Washington, D.C., so we packed up our truck and got on the road.  While in Richmond,…

Biotechnology Basics – What is a Model Organism?

What is a model organism? A model organism is any plant, animal or microorganism that allows us to study fundamental questions in biology that may be hard to study directly in complex organisms like humans. What are some characteristics of…