Dr. Erin Zimmer

Professor, Biology

Associate Professor/Director of Allied Health Programs

Dr. Erin Zimmer, presented a talk entitled “Using Case Studies to Bring Big Data into the Classroom” at the American Society of Human Genetics Undergraduate Genetics Education Workshop in Baltimore, MD.


B.S., Biology, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 1997

Ph.D., Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2001


Human Genetics, molecular genetics


American Society of Human Genetics

National Association of Science Teachers

Recent Presentations:

Zimmer, E. & Bowling, B. (November 5, 2012) Linking Basic Concepts to Exome Sequening. American Society of Human Genetics Meeting: Undergraduate Genetics Education Workshop, San Francisco, CA.

Zimmer, E. & Kozak, E. (February 18, 2013). Evolution of Biology Assessment Program. 13th Annual Texas A&M Assessment Conference, College Station, TX.

Reviewer, Journal College Science Teaching

Reviewer, American Biology Teacher


Bowling, B., Zimmer, E., & Pyatt, R. (2014). Bringing Next-Generation Sequencing into the Classroom through a Comparison of Molecular Biology Techniques. The American Biology Teacher 76(6):396-401.




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