Stem Cell Education Portal Acknowledgements

Thanks to the following people, whose insights and dedication to communicating science made the Stem Cell Curriculum and Education Portal possible:

California High School Teachers

  • Kathy Keeran - Unit 1
  • Lonnie Simonson - Unit 1
  • Betty Jensen - Unit 2
  • Darci Kimball - Unit 3
  • Alexi Weirich - Unit 4
  • Glenn Wolkenfeld - Unit 5
  • George Cachianes - CIRM-hosted project
  • Julie Reis - CIRM-hosted project

Contributors, Reviewers, and Advisors

  • Melanie Prasol, Ph.D. - advisor and research summaries
  • Christian Mirescu, Ph.D. - advisor
  • Alexandra Race - Unit 2 background
  • Daniela Kaufer, Ph.D. - advisor
  • Mark LaBarge, Ph.D. - advisor/contributor
  • Doug Brownfield - reviewer/contributor
  • Candice Tahimic, Ph.D. - reviewer/editor
  • Sanjay Kumar, Ph.D. - reviewer
  • Ariella Coler-Reilly - graphics/animations
  • Paul Cassar - advisor/contributor
  • Charis Thompson, Ph.D. - advisor
  • Cole Peters - contributor
  • Devi Santhosh - contributor
  • Keiko Duncan - contributor
  • Roxana Dhada - contributor
  • Andrew Barchas - editor
  • Karen Barchas - editor
  • Lonnie Simonson - revision manager
  • Nathan Zuzow - editor, head of revision team
  • Tianzan Zhou - revision team
  • Elizaveta Bashkirova - revision team
  • Mihika Sathe - revision team
  • Oliver Carlson - revision team
  • Sandra Muroy - revision team

CIRM Staff

  • Don Gibbons
  • Amy Adams
  • Todd Dubnicoff
  • Cynthia Schaffer

Stem Cell Education Outreach Program Staff

  • Nathan Zuzow - UC Berkeley
  • Alexandra Race - UC Berkeley
  • Maddie Graber - Stanford
  • Tayo Fakunle, Ph.D. - Scripps Research Institute

Organizations

  • Northwest Association for Biomedical Research
  • ConnectEd California
  • BioBridge
  • Student Society for Stem Cell Research
  • Berkeley Stem Cell Center 
  • Genetics Policy Institute
  • National Association of Biology Teachers
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

Created by Laurel Barchas, who generated the educational materials, website content and outreach model

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