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Variation, Selection and Time is the product of a collaboration between the Genetic Science Learning Center, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 12 outstanding K-12 teachers who participated in the 2007 and 2008 HHMI Genetics For Your Life program, and 13 master teachers who were invited to participate in the 2009 HHMI Master Teacher Summer Institute.

2009 HHMI Master Teacher Summer Institute Participants

Sherry AnneeIndianapolis, IN
Christine CelestinoSalt Lake City, UT
Eric CullanderCreswell, OR
Barbara EganKettering, OH
Chris HorrasBoise, ID
Chris KukaBend, OR
Mary LindowBattle Creek, MI
Suzie PiperPoulsbo, WA
Keri ShingletonTulsa, OK
Haylee Ferguson StewartAmerican Fork, UT
Kristi SuttonBellevue , WA
Philip VinogradovWillow Grove, PA
Michael WestEast St. Paul, MB

Howard Hughes Medical Institute staff participants

Satoshi Amagi
Jennifer Bricken
Dennis Liu
Blake Porch
Chris Vargas

Genetic Science Learning Center staff

Heather Aiono
Pete Anderson
Sheila Avery
Dina Drits
Nicole Ledford
Molly Malone
April Mitchell
Brendan Nicholson
Kevin Pompei
Louisa Stark
Harmony Starr
Mathew Weaver
Polina Vyazovkina


Cameron Thomas


Funding provided by grant 51006109 from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Precollege Science Education Initiative for Biomedical Research.

2007 and 2008 HHMI Genetics For Your Life participants

Britnie Anderson Salt Lake City, UT
Andrea Brown-Payne McMinnville, OR
Donna Capasso Brigham City, UT
Diane Cavaness Brookings, OR
Erica Culbreath Washington, DC
Linda Duellman Columbus, OH
John Elyard Trout Lake, WA
Jana Fowers Layton, UT
Cindy Gay Steamboat Springs, CO
Andrea Harris Harrisville, UT
Mickey Santerre Miami, FL
Barbara Shannon Pasadena, CA

Special Acknowledgments

Sean B. Carroll, PhD,
Vice President for Science Education, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
and an HHMI Investigator and Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Univ of WI-Madison

APA format:

Genetic Science Learning Center. (2013, July 1) Credits. Retrieved August 14, 2018, from

CSE format:

Credits [Internet]. Salt Lake City (UT): Genetic Science Learning Center; 2013 [cited 2018 Aug 14] Available from

Chicago format:

Genetic Science Learning Center. "Credits." Learn.Genetics. July 1, 2013. Accessed August 14, 2018.