Teaching Tools in Plant Biology, published by ASPB, combines up-to-date peer-reviewed research-based content with flexible presentation components that can be used alone or integrated into your lesson plans so that you can confidently present these exciting topics in your classroom. PowerPoint slides, and suggested readings. An editorial innovation of The Plant Cell, one of the most trusted names in plant biology.

Teaching Tools are written and edited by a leader in Plant Biology education.

MARY WILLIAMS received her BS in biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley and her Ph.D. at Rockefeller University with Nam-Hai Chua. She carried out postdoctoral research with Ian Sussex at Berkeley. She was a professor for 15 years at Harvey Mudd College, an elite undergraduate institution, and spent several years as a member and chair of the ASPB Education Committee.

Mary accepted the challenge of developing Teaching Tools because she wanted the opportunity to share her passion for plant biology with a larger audience of students.

Contact Mary with ideas for topics at mwilliams@asbp.org.

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Author(s). (date revised (or first posted)). Title. Teaching Tools in Plant Biology: Lecture Notes. The Plant Cell (online), doi/10.1105/tpc.xxx.ttxxxx.


Williams, M.E. (October 23, 2012). Evolutionary and Developmental Origin of Leaves. Teaching Tools in Plant Biology: Lecture Notes. The Plant Cell (online), doi/10.1105/tpc.109.tt1109.