Jones & Bartlett Learning Science Blog

    Take Note: Tips for Success in Genetics and Genomics

    Posted by Suzy Balk on Sep 19, 2019 2:40:33 PM

    Dr. Daniel Hartl, Higgins Professor of Biology at Harvard University and author of best-selling textbook Essential Genetics and Genomics, Seventh Edition shares tips for students to improve their study and problem-solving skills.

    Read More

    Topics: Biological Science, Genetics

    5 Reasons to Adopt Krasner's Microbial Challenge

    Posted by Suzy Balk on May 7, 2019 8:06:25 AM

     

    1. Text Format

    The number of parts in this edition have been updated to five and are sequentially presented to assist the student in following the logic of the narrative. All of the examples that illustrate key principles in the chapters have been updated. The art, photos, and overall design have been improved throughout the text.

    Read More

    Topics: Biological Science, microbiology, Teri Shors

    Hear What Instructors Are Saying About  Krasner's Microbial Challenge: A Public Health Perspective, Now in a New Fourth Edition

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 19, 2019 11:03:24 AM

    What Instructors are Saying...

    “[The Microbial Challenge] is perfect for community/public health majors. I like how the author has linked in comparisons that the students can relate to, and how everyday items/activities have been used to build greater understanding of materials…The key strength of the book, for my class, is that a non-biology major can learn epidemiology concepts successfully. In today’s world of prevention this book is well structured and written.

    Read More

    Topics: Biological Science, microbiology, Reviews

    Author, Daniel L. Hartl, PhD Awarded Genetics Society of America 2019 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 5, 2019 1:05:33 PM

    Congratulations to Jones & Bartlett Learning Author and Higgins Professor of Biology at Harvard University, Dr. Daniel L. Hartl for the esteemed honor of being awarded the Genetics Society of America (GSA) 2019 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal!

    Read More

    Topics: Biological Science, Author, Awards, Genetics

    Watch Dr. Daniel L. Hartl, Higgins Professor of Biology at Harvard University, as He Discusses New Edition of Essential Genetics and Genomics

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 22, 2019 2:32:41 PM

    We recently sat down with Dr. Hartl at his Harvard University office to discuss his latest textbook, Essential Genetics and Genomics, Seventh Edition. At the end of a long hallway with working research laboratories on either side is Dan's comfortable corner office. Surrounded by DNA models and floor-to-ceiling shelves packed with genetics textbooks and other biological science references, he explained to us why he wrote the textbook.

    Read More

    Topics: Biological Science, New Edition, Science, Authors

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Exhibited at American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) in Austin, Texas

    Posted by Lindsay White on Aug 14, 2018 12:28:24 PM

    We were happy to once again showcase our bestselling microbiology and biological sciences textbooks at the 2018 American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) held in Austin, Texas. Account Manager, Ashley Caissie, Education Technology Consultant, Liam Butler, and Matt Kane, Director of Product Management (not pictured), enjoyed speaking with the 350 higher ed. instructors who traveled from all over the US and as far as Australia, to gather, discuss, and share ideas on how they can "improve teaching and learning in the biological sciences."

    Read More

    Topics: Biological Science, lab videos, microbiology, Pommerville, Science, videos, Conference

    Check Out the 2018 Biological Sciences Academic Catalog

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 20, 2018 12:33:57 PM

    See What's New for 2018

    Check out our 2018 Biological Sciences Catalog for new outstanding textbooks, engaging student and instructor resources, and our new Custom Learning Solutions offerings.

    With authoritative content from subject matter experts and robust digital teaching and learning resources, Jones & Bartlett Learning offers products that meet the needs of today's student and instructor. Contact your Account Manager to let us match the perfect resources to your course.
    Read More

    Topics: Biological Science, Catalogs, custom learning solutions

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Showcased Bestselling Science Texts and New Microbiology Lab Videos at NSTA 2018 National Conference on Science Education

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 3, 2018 10:31:32 AM

    (Pictured: Thais Miller, Rights & Media Specialist and Lindsay White, Marketing Manager)

    By Thais Miller

    Before joining the Rights and Media team at Jones & Bartlett Learning, I worked as an admissions counselor for three years. Though I was definitely ready to say goodbye to making 100 phone calls per week, assuring parents that their child would definitely get an internship, and having conversations about financial aid which were far above my pay grade, I have missed the facetime with one’s customer that comes with a sales position. Thus, when presented with the opportunity to represent Jones & Bartlett Learning along with Matt Kane, Director of Product Management and Lindsay White, Marketing Manager at the NSTA 2018 National Conference on Science Education in Atlanta, I was thrilled to dust off the old college fair skills and learn about marketing the text books I work on behind the scenes.

    Read More

    Topics: Biological Science, microbiology, Environmental Science, Conference, NSTA