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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 577–581.
Published: 01 October 2019
... introduces foundational concepts of horizontal gene transfer and the genetic basis of virulence, with a special focus on antibiotic resistance – a theme teachers and students alike can easily connect and relate to. The module takes students on a journey: from conceptualizing the perfect pathogen, to an...
The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 52–55.
Published: 01 January 2019
.... © 2019 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Antibiotic...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 214–220.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Michelle A. Williams; Patricia J. Friedrichsen; Troy D. Sadler; Pamela J. B. Brown Since antibiotics have become routinely used to treat infections, antibiotic resistance is now an emerging concern for public health. To understand how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, many students draw...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (6): 386–394.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Jessica M. Taylor; Rebecca M. Davidson; Michael Strong Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a serious global health problem, resulting in >1.4 million deaths each year. Of increasing concern is the evolution of antibiotic-resistant strains of the bacterium that causes TB. Using this real-world...
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (6): 314–321.
Published: 01 August 2011
... across different components of the ecosystem transforms antibiotic resistance into a topic that extends beyond the scope of clinical medicine and needs to be visualized through an integrated global perspective that should incorporate a broad range of disciplines, including molecular genetics...