"Biological concepts and models are becoming more quantitative, and biological research has become critically dependent on concepts and methods drawn from other scientific disciplines. The connections between the biological sciences and the physical sciences, mathematics, and computer science are rapidly becoming deeper and more extensive. The ways that scientists communicate, interact, and collaborate are undergoing equally rapid and dramatic transformations..."
In interviews with recipients of the NSF Distinguished Teaching Scholars award, we asked about the impact of their institutional culture in enabling them to pursue new directions and approaches in their work as a teaching scholar.
Visit the NSF Distinguished Teaching Scholars website for information about the October 20th deadline for 2005 nominations.