Dr. Narendra K Bairwa of the School of Biotechnology, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, attended a two-day virtual workshop (7-10 June 2021) organised by the Genetics Society of America (GSA). The workshop discussed how yeast related experimentation can be harnessed as approaches for bridging research and education. The workshop participants as a community discussed and demonstrated the use of Yeast as a teaching tool for Undergraduate/Postgraduate research-based education. The workshop addressed the use of education research data in addressing the diversity and inclusion aspect of education.
The organizers of the BREW workshop Prof. Mary Miller, Prof. Pam Hanson, Prof. Jill Keeney and Prof. Orana-Cohen Fix from NIDDK, NIH, USA appreciated the participants of the workshop and urged them to incorporate the learning of yeast biology for teaching.Dr. Narendra K Bairwa thanked the organizers for the learning.