Halmos College Faculty Participates in ASBMB Virtual Conference on Online Teaching

This summer, Halmos College faculty member Santanu De, Ph.D. represented NSU in a one-day virtual conference on “Best practices in online teaching for BMB classrooms”. Organized by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Student Chapters, this Zoom meeting was attended by over 120 faculty from institutions across the world.

The purpose of this meeting was to provide direct access to experts in online teaching. There were presentations and discussions on topics such as synchronous, asynchronous, and hybrid teaching along with virtual labs and assessment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is an international nonprofit scientific and educational organization. With over 11,000 members made up of students, researchers, educators and industry professionals, the ASBMB is one of the largest molecular life science societies in the world. Founded in 1906, the ASBMB’s mission is to advance the science of biochemistry and molecular biology and to promote the understanding of the molecular nature of life processes.