Selected resources related to innovation in science education, development of new scientists, and support of diversity, inclusion, and equity in the scientific community.


    CBE-LSE publishes peer-reviewed articles on life science education at the K–12, undergraduate, and graduate levels.

  • CourseSource

    Evidence-based teaching resources for undergraduate biology education.

  • Engage to Excel

    Producing One Million Additional College Graduates with Degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) (February 2012)

  • Entering Mentoring

    A Seminar to Train a New Generation of Scientists: Materials dedicated to improving the mentoring skills of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who may become science faculty.

  • Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America's Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads

    Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation:  America's Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads, 2011

  • Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas

    Committee on a Conceptual Framework for New K-12 Science Education Standards; Board on Science Education; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Research Council, 2012

  • HHMI Constellation Studios

    Facilitating Faculty Communities of Practice

  • Integrating Discovery-Based Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum

    2015 Report of a National Academies of Science Convocation (2015)

  • Making the Right Moves

    Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty, Second Edition

  • Model Programs: Course-Based Research Experiences (CREs)

    Initially funded by HHMI, several large-scale CREs have become model programs.

  • NEXUS: National Experiment in Undergraduate Science Education

    A national collaboration to develop and implement curricula that responds to the SFFP Report.


    Partnership for Undergraduate Life Science Education: A national network of science education leaders, helping to transform college-level science teaching and student learning.

  • SEA-PHAGES website

    The official website of the HHMI Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science program.

  • SFFP Report

    The Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians Report outlines a competency-based education framework for improvement of undergraduate and medical education (2009)

  • SURE/CURE Surveys

    Freely available surveys for evaluating student perception of experiences in undergraduate research.

  • Training Scientists

    Training Scientists to Make the Right Moves: Resources for Trainers of Early-Career Scientists

  • Vision and Change

    Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action. Final report of a National Conference organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (July 2011)

  • Writing Great Letters

    Writing a Letter of Recommendation, Addendum to Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty. Guidance for writing letters of recommendation pertaining to scholarly work.