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This profile was last updated on 12/16/07  and contains information from public web pages.
 
Background

Employment History

Education

  • M. Ed.
  • M. Ed
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Computational Approaches to Analyzing Micorarray Data
www.btci.org, 16 Dec 2007 [cached]
Kathryn Eilert, M. Ed., Teacher, Middleton High School
BTCI Staff and Board of Directors
www.btci.org, 13 Sept 2000 [cached]
Kathryn Eilert, B.SInstructor - Youth Apprenticeship Program (Middleton High Schoolbiology/biotechnology teacher)
Wisconsin Biotechnology & Medical Device Association : Madison Wins Plaudits at BIO Expo-April 10
www.wisconsinbiotech.org, 10 April 2006 [cached]
A study touts the wide range of biotech jobs in the Madison area; meanwhile, a Middleton High School biotechnology teacher, Kathryn Eilert, has won a $10,000 national award.
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Meanwhile, Eilert was honored as the nation's top biotech educator by the Biotechnology Institute, an Arlington, Va., nonprofit organization that promotes biotech education in elementary, middle and high schools. Eilert received the award, sponsored by Genzyme Corp. and Invitrogen Corp., at the group's education conference Saturday.
Since 1995, Eilert has engaged Middleton High School seniors in debates on bioethics and genetic testing, taught them good laboratory practices and helped them understand issues such as stem cells and cloning, often through fun activities, she said.
Students have fashioned DNA models out of nuts, bolts and pipe cleaners and have learned how to make bacteria change colors. "I want them to know that biotechnology influences their lives in many ways," Eilert said. "Science needs to be understood."
Eilert was one of eight finalists for the award from the United States and Canada, said Jeff Ghannam, director of communications for the Biotechnology Institute (a similar but separate organization from the Biotechnology Industry Organization, which is holding the Chicago convention).
Kathryn Eilert, M. ...
www.btci.org, 25 Mar 2007 [cached]
Kathryn Eilert, M. Ed.Teacher, Middleton High School
The Biotechnology Institute - News Room
biotech.newcitymedia.com, 9 April 2006 [cached]
Chicago, IL (April 9, 2006) -The Biotechnology Institute today announced Kathryn Eilert, a teacher at Middleton High School in Middleton, WI, as the recipient of the Genzyme-Invitrogen Biotech Educator Award, the nation's top award for biotechnology education. The award, sponsored by Genzyme Corporation and Invitrogen Corporation, was presented during a banquet ceremony at the Biotechnology Institute's Annual Education Conference in Chicago, Illinois, on Saturday, April 8.
The award was established by the Biotechnology Institute, the national biotechnology education organization, to recognize premier teachers at the high school level and other educators who bring biotechnology to their classrooms and provide an array of expertise to help improve the teaching and learning of biotechnology.
"Kathryn represents the best of the teachers that we work with every day," says Paul A. Hanle, president of the Biotechnology Institute.
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Eilert, who received an award of $10,000, was chosen by a panel of judges for her proven leadership and excellence as an educator, her commitment to furthering the teaching of biotechnology by outreach to other educators, and the development of innovative ways to teach biotechnology.
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