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It's Summit-time!

Geoffrey Teeter
Senior Manager, Access Excellence
This year marks the 3rd year of Access Excellence. Geoff Teeter greets the new class of AE Fellows and welcomes them to their home on the Web.

Surf's Up!
With their computers in hand, the teachers get connected to the net


The National Science Education Standards
Gerald F. Wheeler, Ph.D.
Executive Director, National Science Teacher's Association (NSTA)
The National Research Center recently published "The National Science Education Standards" which promises to fundamentally change the way science is taught in the 21st century. Dr. Wheeler will share his thoughts about this new initiative.

Read Interview with Dr. Wheeler

Jennie Mather, Ph.D.,
Genentech Staff Scientist, Cell Biology, Research Technology
"The Use of In Vitro Cell Culture Systems in Discovery and Production of Protein Pharmaceuticals"

Activities Share-A-Thon
Share a cup of coffee with the Fellows as they exchange classroom tips

Tour of Genentech
Today, the Fellows take a trip down the halls of Genentech's R&D facility. Hop over to Genentech's website to see what's cooking

Hominids in the Hall
Our roving reporters collared unsuspecting Fellows for off-the-cuff, "Hominid in the Hall" interviews.


Plant Drug Research for the 21st Century:
The Integrative Approach to Ethnobotany and Ethnomedicine

Dr. Alondra Oubre
Shaman Pharmaceuticals

Read Interview with Dr. Oubre

Teaching at the Edge of Tomorrow
Wayne Carley, Ph.D.
Executive Director
National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)

Read Interview with Dr. Carley

More Hominids in the Hall


Mortal and Immortal Cells:
The Cell Biology of Aging and Cancer

Leonard Hayflick, Ph.D.
Editor in Chief, Experimental Gerontology

The Search for New Jungle Medicines and Rainforest Conservation
Mark Plotkin, Ph.D.
Author, Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice
Executive Director, Ethnobiology and Conservation

Read Interview with Dr. Plotkin

Including special appearances by Vice-President Al Gore and Lily Tomlin as Ernestine!

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