Steve Christenson

Department Chair


Phone Number (208) 496-4609

Email Address christensons@byui.edu

Email Address   BEN 203

Education

  • B.S. BYU, 1997 - Honors Zoology Minor in Chemistry
  • Ph.D. University of California, Davis, 2003 - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dissertation title: Genetic and Biochemical Charaterization of the C-1027 Biosynthetic cluster from Streptomyces globisporus
  • LDS Mission: Chile, Santiago North Mission, 1991-1993

Interests

  • I am interested in developing resources, tools, and techniques that improve the learning environment and learning experience. I am currently working on producing Video tutorials and accompanying note-taking worksheets for Introductory Biology students. I am also involved with the integration and adaptation of C.R.E.A.T.E. pedagogies in classroom setting that improve scientific literacy and skills through the use of primary literature. My research focuses on developing and testing strategies for improving the students experience in Biology.

Courses Taught

  • Bio 180 - Introduction to Biology I
  • Bio 376 - Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Bio 377 - Molecular Techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • FDSCI 205 - Understanding DNA