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Bioengineering the Pancreas

This case study applies problem-based learning to the field of biotechnology. Students assume the role of newly-hired bioengineers at a fictitious ...


CAR T Immunotherapy

This directed case study was written to help students learn about an innovative cancer therapy that harnesses a patient's immune system to recogniz ...


Modern Frankenstein?

This interdisciplinary case study uses the format of a progressive disclosure to explore certain advances in biotechnology and evaluate them within ...


Pharmacogenetics: Using Genetics to Treat Disease

This case study investigates the applications of genetics to medicine by exploring one of the first examples of a pharmacogenetic test to enter mai ...


Resurrection

This case study examines the molecular methods that were used to reverse engineer the 1918 influenza virus strain in order to try and solve the mys ...


The Horseshoe Crab

This case study examines the population dynamics of the horseshoe crab, which is sometimes described as a “living fossil.” Students are ...