This competitive program provides undergraduate scholars at UTEP with the ability to translate their mentored-research findings into laboratory and/or classroom teaching modules, practice the art of teaching, and improve their training and skills in preparation for graduate school, biomedical teaching careers or the biomedical workforce.
Cellular & Molecular Biochemistry
Binata Joddar, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Project Description: Casas’ mentored-research project, Development of Novel Hybrid Carbon Nanotube-Collagen Hydrogels for Applications in Cancer Research, will be used to develop a teaching module titled, Novel Approaches to Cancer Treatment, and presented by Casas in Dr. Joddar’s Biomedical Engineering 3305 course during the fall 2016 semester.
Chuan (River) Xiao, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry
Project Description: Choi’s mentored-research project, Expression and Purification of Circadian Rhythm Proteins, will be used to develop a teaching module titled, Circadian Rhythm, and presented by Choi in Dr. Xiao's Biochemistry 3332 course during the fall 2016 semester.
Sociology and Political Science
Sara Grineski, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Project Description: Mendoza’s mentored-research project in gender and education will be used to develop a teaching module titled, Sociology of Education & Gender Inequalities, and presented by Mendoza in Dr. Grineski’s Sociology 1301 course during the fall 2016 semester.
Click here for more information on the RTI Program. Applications are now being accepted for the 2016–2017 cycle.