2008 Workshop Roster

May 19–23, 2008

Please see the Case Study Teachers Directory for our latest contact information about participants who have chosen to be listed.



Suparna Bhalla
bhalla@msmc.edu
Division of Natural Sciences
Mount Saint Mary College
Newburgh, NY

Courses:
General biology; anatomy and physiology; biochemistry
Case Topics: General Biology; Anatomy & Physiology; Biochemistry


Glenda Broad
glendabr@comcast.net
Nursing
Lancaster General College of Nursing
Lancaster, PA

Courses:
Fundamentals of Nursing
Case Topics: Aseptic meningitis; chronic anemia in the elderly; causes of loss of independence in the elderly


Karen Campbell
kcampbell@alb.edu
Biology
Albright College
Reading, PA

Courses:
General Biology (cellular and anatomy & physiology); Advanced Vertebrate Physiology; Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy; non-majors Biology
Case Topics: Human physiology (cardiovascular, neurological); animal (vertebrate) physiology (adaptation to environment); exercise physiology


Sigrid Carle
carle@hws.edu
Biology
Hobart and Wm Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY

Courses:
Genetics; Cell Biology
Case Topics: P53 and cancer; misfolded proteins and disease; metastasis


Laura Cotlin
lcotlin@uab.edu
Cell Biology
University of Alabama—Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Courses:
Fundamentals I (first-year med school); Medical Histology (first-year med school); Histology (for dental and optometry students)
Case Topics: Cell biology of cancer; histology/pathology; medical biochemistry


Kirsten Davis
kirstendavis@boisestate.edu
Construction Management
Boise State University
Boise, ID

Courses:
Construction Materials and Methods; Introduction to Construction Management; Drawings, Specifications, and Codes; Construction Contracts and Law
Case Topics: Various aspects of the architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) industry, including ethical and legal/contractual issues, leadership & management of people, organizational management, and project management.


Rodney Decipeda
rodney.c.decipeda@cmsdnet.net
Science Teacher
Cleveland School of Science and Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Courses:
Physical/Earth & Space Science (9th Grade)
Case Topics: Measurement and units; the scientific method; kinematics (frame of reference, scalars vs. vectors)


Susan DeSimone
sdesimon@middlebury.edu
Biology
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT

Courses:
Genetics; Cell Biology
Case Topics: Color blindness (genetic and biochemistry); cell differentiation; cell signaling


Bruce Doran
bruce.doran@anu.edu.au
Ferner School of Environment and Society
The Australian National University
Canberra, Australia

Courses:
Introduction to Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems; Applied Geographic Information Systems; ABC
Case Topics: GIS and archeology; GIS and satelite tracking; GIS and fear of crime


Olukemi (Kemi) Fadayomi
fadayok@ferris.edu
Biological Sciences
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, MI

Courses:
Cell Biology; Medical Parasitology; Introductory Biology
Case Topics: Enzymes; schistosomiasis; cellular respiration


Anne Farewell
anne.farewell@cmb.gu.se
CMB-Microbiology
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

Courses:
Microbiology; Microbiology (distance/hybrid); Prokaryotic Molecular Microbiology; Genes and Signals
Case Topics: Bacterial antibiotic resistance; current bacterial adaptive mutation debate; swarming motility in E. coli


Paul Francis
pfrancis@mso.anu.edu.au
Department of Physics
The Australian National University
Canberra, Australia

Courses:
Physics and Astronomy (both 1st yr calculus-based); Honors Astrophysical Techniques; Intro to Astrophysics (Masters-level, online)
Case Topics: Sports physics/mechanics; planetary science; statistics and data handling


Diane Galley
dgalley@place.dawsoncollege.qc.ca
Biology
Dawson College
Montreal, QC

Courses:
Intro to Human Anatomy and Physiology (for pre-U students); Intro to Human Anatomy and Physiology (for Nursing students)
Case Topics: Transport of respiratory gases (oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve); factors/systems regulating pH; regulation of blood pressure


John Gibson
jpgibson@ou.edu
Zoology, Botany, and Microbiology
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

Courses:
Introductory Biology for majors and non-majors
Case Topics: Ecological footprints; endocrine disruptors; protecting biodiversity


Andrea Hagedorn
a_hagedo@jmsb.concordia.ca
Waterloo Chair in Design Engineering
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON

Courses:
Not applicable
Case Topics: Chemical engineering; manufacturing/process engineering; engineering management


Lori Harper
harperl@sjabr.org
Science
St. Joseph’s Academy
Baton Rouge, LA

Courses:
Bioethics; Physical Science
Case Topics: Genetic markers and privacy issues; environmental ethics; stem cells


Timothy Hayes
hayest@obu.edu
Chemistry
Ouachita Baptist University
Arkadelphia, AR

Courses:
Nutritional Biochemistry; Biochemistry; Physical Science; Experimental Techniques in Chemistry; Chemistry Research Seminar
Case Topics: Low-carbohydrate diet; PKU or another metabolic disease with a genetic cause; personalized medicine using gene sequence, microarray or proteomic data to chose between pharmaceutical therapies that have different mechanisms of action


Anne Johnson
anne.johnson@ryerson.ca
Chemistry & Biology
Ryerson University
Toronto, ON

Courses:
Organic Chemistry I & II; Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Case Topics: Anti-Markovnikov addition of HBr to alkenes; ethylene glycol poisoning; enzymatic stereochemical inversion (mechanisms of epimerases and racemases)


Paul King
pc.king@verizon.net
Biology
Massasoit Community College
Brockton, MA

Courses:
Biological Principles (introductory molecular aspects of biology, basically the first 20 or so chapters of Campbell’s Biology)
Case Topics: Genetics; disease; DNA technology


Vicki LaPlace
laplacev@sjabr.org
Science
St. Joseph’s Academy
Baton Rouge, LA

Courses:
Biology; Physical Science
Case Topics: Genetic markers and privacy issues; environmental ethics; stem cells


Jim Lassoie
jpl4@cornell.edu
Department of Natural Resources
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Courses:
Introduction to Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences; International Conservation: Communities and the Management of the World’s Natural Resources; Global Seminar: Environmental and Sustainable Food Systems
Case Topics: Farming with nature: agroforestry as a sustainable, integrative land-use for the NE US; understanding and resolving human-wildlife conflicts in Bhutan; linking cultural and biological diversity in the design and management of parks and protected areas in NW Yunnan, China


Steve Lin
lins@fiu.edu
School of Accounting
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Courses:
Intermediate Accounting; International Accounting; Global Accounting; Auditing; Financial Strategy
Case Topics: Forensic accounting; financial fraud; financial analysis


Timothy Murphy
murphy@findlay.edu
Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health
Associate Professor
Findlay, OH

Courses:
Environmental Treatment Methods; Project Management and Planning; Risk Assessment; Production Operations and Auditing; Basic Environmental Health
Case Topics: Environmental risk assessment; site safety; worker exposure


Lori Nicholas
lori.nicholas@nyu.edu
General Studies Program
New York University
New York, NY

Courses:
Life Science
Case Topics: Cancer and genes; discovery of DNA as genetic material; discovery of structure of DNA


Sean O’Muircheartaigh
sean.omuircheartaigh@gmit.ie
Physical Science
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
Galway, Ireland

Courses:
Chemistry; Analytical Techniques; Organic Chemistry; Forensic Chemistry; Environmental Chemistry; Industrial Chemistry; Research Supervision Nanoceramic Technology
Case Topics: Forensic science; safety; environmental science; chemistry; product liability


Natasha Patrito
npatrito@uwo.ca
Chemistry
The University of Western Ontario
London, ON

Courses:
Ethics in the Physical Sciences
Case Topics: Ethics in the physical sciences; environmental chemistry; thermodynamics


Janet Petroski
petroski@msmc.edu
Division of Natural Sciences
Mount Saint Mary College
Newburgh, NY

Courses:
Analytical Chemistry; Instrumental Chemistry; Introductory Chemistry I & II; Chemical Principles I & II
Case Topics: Analytical chemistry; instrumental chemistry; physical chemistry


Kirsten Poling
kpoling@uwindsor.ca
Biological Sciences
University of Windsor
Windsor, ON

Courses:
Human Physiology I & II
Case Topics: Urinary system function; digestive physiology; cardiovascular physiology


Annie Prud’homme Genereux
apg@questu.ca
Life Sciences
Quest University Canada
Squamish, BC

Courses:
Neurosciences; Cornerstone; Molecular Biology
Case Topics: Biochemistry (RNA polymerase mechanism of action); molecular biology (using mitochondrial DNA as a tool to search past ancestry); neuropsychology (brain mechanism of drugs and addiction)


Jonathan Rodgers
jdr22@buffalo.edu
Counseling, School & Educational Psychology
Graduate School of Education
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Courses:
Introduction to Psychology
Case Topics: Psychological diagnosis & treatment of mental illness in children; advanced biology & evolution; advanced statistical concepts


Gino Romeo Jr.
gino_romeo@yc.edu
Science & Professional Studies
Yavapai College
Clarkdale, AZ

Courses:
Chemistry for Allied Health; General Chemistry
Case Topics: Chemistry for nurses; chemistry & the environment ; chemistry & materials


Rummi Shammin
rumi.shammin@oberlin.edu
Environmental Studies
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH

Courses:
Environment & Society; Energy & Society; Local vs. Global: Environmental Issues Beyond Borders
Case Topics: Climate change; urban sustainability; energy conservation


Mary Simpson
mary.e.simpson@cmsdnet.net
Mathematics
Cleveland School of Science and Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Courses:
Honors Algebra I & II, Honors Geometry I
Case Topics: Data inferences, graphing, exponential growth


Julie Smit
jsmit@uwindsor.ca
Biological Sciences & Centre for Teaching and Learning
University of Windsor
Windsor, ON

Courses:
Biology of Organisms; Organisms and Their Environment (both courses are 1st year biology for non-majors)
Case Topics: Eutrophication (to develop/not develop around a lake); whether to save species endangered in Canada that are abundant in US and other countries; pesticide usage (maximized crop production vs. potential negative effect on environment and inhabitants)


Michele Snyder
michele.snyder@clinton.edu
Math/Science Division
Clinton Community College
Plattsburgh, NY

Courses:
General Biology, Science Inquiry (Bio/Chem), Human Biology
Case Topics: Using mtDNA to study evolutionary relationships or ALU insertions to study population diversity within or between populations; vitamin D deficiency; scientific process


Khairulzad Sulaiman
khairulzad@hc.edu.sg
Science (Biology)
Hwa Chong Institution (College)
Singapore, Singapore

Courses:
Biology
Case Topics: Molecular basis of cancer; cell division (mitosis and meiosis); photosynthesis & cellular respiration


Wenjie Sun
wsun@carthage.edu
Geography
Carthage College
Kenosha, WI

Courses:
Introduction to Human Geography; Introduction to GIS; Geography of East Asia; Introduction to Remote Sensing
Case Topics: Human geography; GIS; East Asia


Kimberly A. Swaggard-Svec
kimberly.a.swaggard@cmsdnet.net
Science Department
Cleveland School of Science and Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Courses:
Biology
Case Topics: Genetics; microbiology; ecology


Choon Siew Tan
tancs@hc.edu.sg
Science/Chemistry
Hwa Chong Institution (College)
Singapore, Singapore
Courses: High School Chemistry
Case Topics: Organic chemistry; spectroscopic methods (NMR, IR, UV/visible); separation techniques (various forms of chromatography)


Greg Tefft
gtefft@northweststate.edu
Biological Sciences
Northwest State Community College
Archbold, OH
Courses: Biology for non-majors; Microbiology; Anatomy & Physiology
Case Topics: Chemistry for biology non-majors; bioremediation; bacterial identification


Filippos Ververidis
ververid@steg.teicrete.gr
Plant Sciences
TEI of Crete, GREECE
Heraklion, Greece

Courses:
Agricultural Chemistry; Agricultural Biotechnology; Seminar Presentation: How to Organize in Oral and Writing
Case Topics: Agricultural chemistry/biochemistry; plant biotechnology; genetically modified microorganisms and plants


Kathryn White
kwhite@mail.accd.edu
Natural Sciences
St. Philip’s College
San Antonio, Texas

Courses:
Nutrition; Anatomy & Physiology; General Biology
Case Topics: Cellular respiration; protein digestion and absorption; lipid digestion and absorption


Janet Wyman
jwyman@place.dawsoncollege.qc.ca
Biology
Dawson College
Montreal, QC
Courses: Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Students (the third in a series of four courses in human anatomy and physiology, immunology and microbiology)
Case Topics: Pathophysiology of the nervous system; anatomy & physiology of the endocrine system; anatomy & physiology of the muscular system