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Rigsby and Parker Published in BMB Journal

Drs. Rachel Rigsby and Alison Parker, faculty members in Belmont’s Chemistry Department, recently published an article in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, an international journal aimed to enhance teacher preparation and student learning in related sciences.

Their article, “Using the PyMOL application to reinforce visual understanding of protein structure,” describes an iPad activity Rigsby developed to help students gain a deeper understanding of protein structure. Rigsby and Parker discuss the activity as well as assessment of its effectiveness.