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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Beth Beason Abmayr
Professor in the Practice
Professor in the Practice, Biochemistry & Cell Biology
 
e-mail:bbeason@rice.edu
 
  • Ph.D. (1996) University of Alabama at Birmingham Physiology and Biophysics (1996) University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • B.S. (1990) Auburn University Microbiology (1990) Auburn University
 
Primary Department
   Department of BioSciences
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Department of BioSciences
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    Websites
     BIOC 111: Fundamentals of Experimental Biology
     BIOC 311: Advanced Experimental Biosciences
     BIOC 313: Introductory Synthetic Biology
     BIOC 413: Experimental Molecular Biology
     BIOS 311: Advanced Experimental Biosciences
     BIOS 313: Introductory Synthetic Biology
     BIOS 413: Experimental Molecular Biology
     
    Teaching Areas
     Introductory and Advanced Undergraduate Laboratory Courses; Cellular and Molecular Animal Physiology
     
    Selected Publications
     Abstracts
     

    K. Beth Beason-Abmayr and David R. Caprette "Animal Physiology from Scratch."  (2014)

     
     

    William Cliff, Kerry Hull, Sydella Batch, Patricia A. Halpin, and Beth Beason-Abmayr "Core Competencies in Animal Physiology."  (2014) Submitted

     
     

    Beth Beason-Abmayr, David Caprette, Adrienne M.S. Correa, and Scott Solomon "Towards Student-Centered Active Learning at Rice (SCAL@R) [Selected for AAAS Vision and Change in Biology Undergraduate Education: Chronicling Change, Inspiring the Future]."  (2013)


    http://visionandchange.org/abstract/toward-student-centered-active-learning-at-rice-scalr/
     
     Refereed articles
     

    Christina Crawford, Beth Beason-Abmayr, Elizabeth Eich, Jamie Scott, and Carolyn Nichol "Going Viral." The Science Teacher, 81 (2014) : 51-56.

     
     

    Modular laboratory courses: an alternative to a traditional laboratory programBiochem. Mol. Biol. Edu. 33: 351-355 (2005)

     
     Other
     

    Beason Abmayr, Beth "iGEM 2016 Judging Handbook,." 

     
     

    Beason Abmayr, Beth "iGEM Judging Rubric." 

     
     

    Laboratory Notebook #R7535

    (http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7535)

    The APS Archive of Teaching Resources


    http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7535
     
     

    Protein Purification 1: Extraction and Precipitation #R7538

    (http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7538)

    The APS Archive of Teaching Resources


    http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7538
     
     

    Protein Purification 2: Size Exclusion Chromatography #R7540

    (http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7540)

    The APS Archive of Teaching Resources


    http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7540
     
     

    Protein Purification 3: Anion Exchange Chromatography #R7541

    (http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7541)

    The APS Archive of Teaching Resources


    http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7541
     
     

    Protein Purification 3: Anion Exchange Chromatography Supplemental #R7550

    (http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7550)

    The APS Archive of Teaching Resources


    http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7550
     
     

    Protein Purification Supplemental: Buffers and Assays #R7536

    (http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7536)

    The APS Archive of Teaching Resources


    http://www.apsarchive.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=7536
     
     

    Teachers and Students Benefit From Biology Program at Rice

    Rice at Large Issue 22, pp. 4-5, Fall 2013


    http://staff.rice.edu/uploadedFiles/Staff/Public_Affairs/Multicultural_Community_Relations/RAL-Fall-2013-Final.pdf
     
    Presentations
     Invited Talks
     
    • Faculty panelist representing Natural Sciences; invited to share my Journal Club activity for BIOC 313 Introductory Synthetic Biology, an advanced, elective laboratory course
     
     

    Student role in learning: what is it and how do we get there?

     
     

    "Nobody Sleeps in My Class." Texas Branch Fall Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Educational Session, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. (November 8)

     
     Posters
     

    "Animal Physiology from Scratch." The American Physiological Society (APS) Institute on Teaching and Learning, Bar Harbor, Maine. (June 26) With David R. Caprette

     
     

    "Core Competencies in Animal Physiology." The American Physiological Society (APS), Experimental Biology 2015, Boston, MA. (March 2015) With William Cliff, Kerry Hull, Sydella Batch, and Patricia A. Halpin

     
     

    "Phage that Select against Antibiotic Resistance." Fourth International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition, MIT, Cambridge, MA. (Nov. 5-7, 2007) With Chen, T., Kim, D., Layman, A., Segall-Shapiro, T., Stevenson, T., Walker, A., Beason, B., Mukhopadhyay, B., Nguyen, P., Peebles, C., and Raol, J.

     
    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Yale Center for Teaching and Learning National Academies of Sciences Summer Institutes (SI) Impact Study, Yale Center for Teaching and Learning National Academies of Sciences Summer Institutes (SI) Impact Study (2016)

     National Academies Education Mentor in the Life Sciences , National Academies Education Mentor in the Life Sciences (2016)

     HKUST-Rice Strategic Partnership Sponsorship Scheme, (2016)

     Best Professor, Baker College (2016)

     Treybig Teaching & Innovation Colloquy , Treybig Teaching & Innovation Colloquy (2016)

     National Academies Education Mentor in the Life Sciences 2014-2015,

     National Academies Education Mentor in the Life Sciences 2013-2014,

     Baker College Best Professor, 2012,

     National Academies Education Mentor in the Life Sciences 2012-2013,

     2012 BEN Scholar,

     2012 Charles Duncan Award for Instruction in Natural Sciences: “Preparing Graduate Students To Be Effective Teachers”,

     Judges’ Prize iGEM 2012 World Championship Jamboree,

     Brown Foundation Teaching Grant, 2011,

     National Academies Education Fellow in the Life Sciences, 2011-2012,

     2012 BEN Scholar,

    Positions Held
     Member, The American Physiological Society Institute on Teaching and Learning (APS-ITL). (2016 - 2018)

     Executive Judging Committee, iGEM. (2014 - 2016)

     Steering Committee Chair Elect, The American Physiological Society Institute on Teaching and Learning (APS-ITL). (2016 - 2016)