Ann Catherine Smith
and Molecular Genetics
B.A. - College of Wooster, Wooster Ohio, 1977
M.S. - University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, N.Y. 1980
Ph.D. - University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, N.Y. 1982
Office: Mitchell Building room 2130 and in Microbiology Building room 1133B
Selected Recent Presentations:
Smith, A. C., “Welcome to the 21st Century: National Trends in Biology Education” UM Bioscience Day Secondary School Teaching Symposium, 2006, College Park MD. (powerpoint file)
Marbach-Ad, G., Briken,V., Frauwirth, K., Gao, L., Hutcheson, S.W., Joseph, S.W., Mosser, D., Shields, P., Song, W., Stein, D.C., Thompson, K.V., Yuan, R., Smith,A.C., 2006. “A Faculty Team Works to Create Content Linkages among Various Courses to Increase Meaningful Learning of Targeted Concepts of Microbiology” International Society for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.Conference. Washington, D.C. (powerpoint file)
Smith, A.C., “Adding Active Learning to a Large Lecture Course with the Help of Technology” UM Teaching with Technology Conference. 2006, College Park, MD. (powerpoint file)
Smith, A..C. 2005.Undergraduate TA’s and your class. A report from BSCI 223. Teaching and Learning News 14 (4) 4
Kramer, S. Tsang, A. and Smith, A.C., 2005. Can undergrads make transgenic plants? American Socieity for Microbiology Conference on Undergraduate Education (ASMCUE), Atlanta GA.
Parent, B, Swanson, K. and Smith, A.C., 2005. “Cookbook to Koch-- Integrating research design into an immunology lab to stimulate meaningful learning”. ASMCUE, Atlanta GA.
Smith, A. C., “Technology as a solution to implementing active learning pedagogies.” PKAL National Assembly: Making Creative Use of Emerging Technologies to Enhance Student Learning, Boulder, Colorado, 2003.
Smith, A. C., Hayes-Klosteridis, J., and P. Robinson. “ Collaborations that facilitate the scholarship of teaching.” American Society for Microbiology. General Meeting, Washington, D. C., 2003
Smith, A.C., “The Virtual Laboratory Practical Exam”. ASM Conference for Undergraduate Education, College Park, MD, 2003.(powerpoint file)
Smith, A.C., Hayes-Klosteridis, Stewart, R., Shields. P., and R.Yuan “Transformation from a lecture-based to case- based course”. UM Teaching with Technology Conference. 2003. (powerpoint file)
Principle Investigator: College of Life Sciences HHMI Curriculum
Grant: Linking of courses to Foster in depth and research oriented
in of Host Pathogen Interactions. Ann C. Smith, Gili Marbach-Ad, Volker
Briken, Najib El-Sayed, Kennneth
Frauwirth, Brenda Fredericksen, Steven Hutcheson, Lian-Yong
Joseph, Vincent Lee, Kevin S. McIver, David Mosser, B. Booth
Patricia Shields, Wenxia Song, Robert T. Yuan and Daniel C. Stein.
2004 - 2007. HPI
University of Maryland
Improvement of Instruction Grant. “Clicking to Engage the masses:
of Best Practices and a Question Database for Use in Scientific
Boehmler, D., Dixon, B., and Smith, A.C. 2006
Principal Investigator: University of Maryland Improvement of Instruction Grant. “Development and assessment of an undergraduate teaching experience in a large enrollment CORE Life Sciences Lab course to support the active learning goals of the course”.2005.
Co-investigator: University of Maryland Improvement of Instruction Grant. Establishment of Center for Teaching and Learning in Bioinformatics Spencer Benson, Paul Bottino, Charles Delwiche, Jocelyn DiRuggiero, Steve Mount, and Ann Smith, 2002.
Co-investigator, University of Maryland Improvement of Instruction Grant. Joint proposal from CBMG Department and University Honors Program “The use of Honors students and case studies in providing research experiences in large enrollment undergraduate courses.” 2001
Co-investigator, University of Maryland Improvement of Instruction Grant. Joint proposal from CBMG Department and Honors, “Developing of a Learning Synergy between Honors and Non-Honors Students in Large Enrollment Classes as a Way to Expand Interest in Undergraduate Research”. Fall 2000
Stain of Bacillus cereus
Stain of Staphylococcus aureus
Stain of mixed bacterial culture
for Microbiology found in MicrobeLibrary.com Visual Resources
and Atlas Protocol Collections