Teaching Assistant Professor
231 Wilson Hall
Ph.D., Immunology, North Carolina State University (2010)
B.S., Microbiology, Michigan State University (2005)
BIOL 101: Principles of Biology (Fall 2020)
BIOL 202: Molecular Biology and Genetics (Spring 2021)
BIOL 252: Human Anatomy & Physiology (Fall 2020 and Spring 2021)
BIOL 395: Undergraduate Research in Biology
BIOL 448: Advanced Cell Biology (Spring 2021)
Office hours for Spring 2021 will be virtual. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting.
Select STEM education publications:
Ott LE, Godsay S, Stolle-McAllister K, Kowalewski C, Maton KI, LaCourse WR (2020). Introduction to Research: A scalable, online badge implemented in conjunction with a classroom-based undergraduate research experience (CURE) that promotes students’ matriculation into mentored undergraduate research. Understanding Interventions, 11. *Diversity Program Consortium special issue.
Goller CC and Ott LE (2020). Evolution of an 8-week upper-division metagenomics course: Diagramming a learning path from observational to quantitative microbiome analysis. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 48
Ott LE, Hodges LC, LaCourse WR (2020). Supporting Deaf students in undergraduate research experiences: Perspectives of American Sign Language interpreters. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 21 *Inclusive Science themed issue.
Ott LE, Carpenter TS, Hamilton DS, LaCourse WR (2018). Discovery Learning: Development of a unique active learning environment for introductory chemistry. The Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 18
Ott LE, Kephart K, Stolle-McAllister K, LaCourse WR (2018). Students’ understanding and perceptions of assigned team roles in a classroom laboratory environment. Journal of College Science Teaching, 47
LaCourse WR, Sutphin KL, Ott LE, Maton KI, McDermott P, Bieberich C, Farabaugh P, Rous P (2017). Think 500, not 50! A scalable approach to student success in STEM. BMC Proceedings, 11 *Diversity Program Consortium special issue.
Lentz TB, Ott LE, Robertson SD, Windsor SC, Kelley JB, Wollenberg MS, Dunn RR, Goller CC (2017). Unique Down to our Microbes — assessment of an inquiry-based metagenomics activity. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 18
Ott LE, Carson S (2016). Who Scared the Cat? A molecular crime scene investigation laboratory exercise. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 17
Ott LE, Carson S (2014). Immunological Tools: Engaging students in the use and analysis of flow cytometry and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 42