Histology Coloring Book Update

By Drs. Karen Pinder and Tamara Franz-Odendaal | September 2022 The first ever Histology Coloring book funded by a 2021 grant from the AAA Innovations Program to Drs. Karen Pinder (University of British Columbia) and Tamara Franz-Odendaal (Mount Saint Vincent University) is well underway. We are pleased to provide a brief update on what we have been doing and how the project has unfolded. The … Continue reading Histology Coloring Book Update

New Editor-in-Chief Selected for Anatomical Sciences Education

By Sheryll Poe | August 31, 2022 For the first time in 15 years, AAA’s Anatomical Sciences Education journal will have a new editor in chief. Jason Organ, associate professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine will be the third editor in the history of the journal, taking the reins from outgoing Editor in Chief Wojciech Pawlina. Organ … Continue reading New Editor-in-Chief Selected for Anatomical Sciences Education

Discovering a Mediator of Head and Face Development

By Jack Lee | August 17, 2022 About one-third of human birth defects affect the head and face. Cleft palate, for example, happens when the tissue on the roof of a baby’s mouth does not join together completely during pregnancy. Soma Dash is investigating the molecular pathways underlying craniofacial anomalies. She is a developmental and molecular biologist in the Trainor Lab at the Stowers Institute. … Continue reading Discovering a Mediator of Head and Face Development

Developing a Growth Mindset: AAA Member Lisa Lee Takes an Interactive Approach to Teaching

By Sheryll Poe | May 11, 2022 While AAA member Lisa Lee attended this year’s Experimental Biology conference as a presenter for the American Physiological Society, she admits she kept seeking out her AAA friends, colleagues and collaborators throughout the conference. “Anatomists are just the most encouraging, accepting, empathetic and compassionate people,” said Lee, an associate professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine … Continue reading Developing a Growth Mindset: AAA Member Lisa Lee Takes an Interactive Approach to Teaching

Meet the Guest Editors: Anthony Pagano and Samuel Márquez

By Sheryll Poe | July 20, 2022 Anthony Pagano and Samuel Márquez have a lot in common. They’re both Latino, first-generation Americans and native New Yorkers. They’re both the product of the City University of New York (or CUNY) system. They are also former students of AAA Past President Jeffrey Laitman, Distinguished Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine. “This is how we initially met, … Continue reading Meet the Guest Editors: Anthony Pagano and Samuel Márquez