Volunteering&Organizational Service

 

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Teaching

PMB C112 General Microbiology
Reader/ Grader​, 2019
Berkeley Extension School CRISPR Lecture Series
Invited Guest Lecturer, 2019
MCELLBI N184 IGI CRISPR Undergraduate Summer Lecture Series
Invited Guest Lecturer, 2019
ESPM 112 Microbial Ecology
Invited Guest Lecturer, 2019
PMB C112 General Microbiology
Graduate Student Instructor, 2018

InvitedTalks

Graduate Research

Basem Al-Shayeb and Alexander Jaffe. The Science and Ethics of Genome Editing. NIH High School Teacher Workshop. Innovative Genomics Institute, USA. July 2019.
Basem Al-Shayeb and Christine He. Pushing the Limits of Life: Small Bacteria, Huge Phage. CRISPR (un)commons Artist Residency. Stochastic Labs, Berkeley, USA. March 2019

Undergraduate Research

 
Multigenerational Space Travel and a New Level of Parental Anxiety. Search for Extra-terrestial Intelligence (SETI) Institute Graphic Design group. NASA Ames Research Center. August 2015.
Exploring Potential Treatments for Medically Refractory Gait in Parkinson’s Disease. College of Biological Sciences Dean’s Reception. March 2014.  
Researching a Breakthrough Therapeutic Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease: an Undergraduate Perspective.  National Merit Scholars CBS Backstage Pass Event. November 2014   &   November 2013. UMN College of Biological Sciences, Nature of Research: Freshman Orientation. August 2013. 
 
An Interactive Open-source Synthetic Biology Curriculum Suitable For All Ages. Salk Middle School, August 29-30, 2013 & Twin Cities German Immersion School, January 9-10, 2014.

 

OrganizationalService

Maqal Elmy Social Initiative
Genetics Editor, aimed at presenting the latest scientific findings in Arabic, inspiring Arab youths to pursue careers in scientific research and fostering a science-based economy
IGI SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Response Research Task Force
Researcher, Regional Wastewater Surveillance and Computational Analysis 

“Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated.”

 

                   Rosalind Franklin

Innovative Genomics Institute
Microbiology Lead, Seminar Series Committee
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology
Chair of Graduate Group Seminar Series
Innovative Genomics Institute
"Ask a Scientist" Volunteer
CLEAR: Communication and Literacy Education in Agricultural Research
Member
International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition
2014 Minnesota Team Lead, 2015 Minnesota Team Instructor and iGEM Jamboree Judge, 2015 Advisor for First Egyptian & African iGEM Team
Minnesota Academy of Science
State Science and Engineering 
Fair Judge

 

The Aurora Center for Advocacy and Education
Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor & Violence Prevention Educator
 
Educating Communities On Research Innovation
Co-founder and Educator
Reddit.com
r/Science Moderator
The Planetary Society
Member

© 2020 by Basem Al-Shayeb

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