Bailey, Liz


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4142  LSB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-0871

Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Alternate (maiden) name I publish under: Elizabeth Gibbons
 Teaching Interests
Introductory Biology for Non-Majors
Introductory Biology for Majors
Cell Biology
Cancer Biology
 Research Interests
Gender Gaps in Biology Education, Reciprocal Peer Tutoring, Course Structures that Promote Growth Mindset, Cumulative Assessment, Integration of Math and Biology, Membrane Biophysics
  • PhD, Physiology and Developmental Biology, Brigham Young University, 2013
  • BS, Biophysics, Brigham Young University, 2008

Academic - Post-Secondary
  • Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, 2018-Present
  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Georgetown University, 2017-2018
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University - Hawaii, 2016-2017
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, 2014-2016
  • Adjunct Faculty, Salt Lake Community College, 2014-2014
  • Adjunct Faculty, Brigham Young University, 2013-2014

  • Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research, 2012-Present
  • Biophysical Society, 2008-2014
 Courses Taught

Fall 2018
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 027
Summer 2016
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 23
Winter 2016
  • BIO 100: Principles of Biology Section 011, 012
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 025
Fall 2015
  • BIO 100: Principles of Biology Section 007, 008
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 026

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Bailey EG, Baek D, Meiling J, Morris C, Nelson N, Rice N, Rose S, Stockdale P. 2018. Learning Gains from Recurring ‘Teach and Question’ Homework Assignment in an Introductory Biology Course for Non-Majors: Utilizing Reciprocal Peer Tutoring Outside of Class.  doi:10.1187/cbe.17-12-0259

Bailey EG, Jensen JL, Nelson J, Wiberg HK, Bell JD. 2017. Weekly Formative Exams and Creative Grading Enhance Student Learning in an Introductory Biology Course.  doi:10.1187/cbe.16-02-0104

Vaughn AR, Bell TA, Gibbons E, Hirsche K, Moulton E, Schwab M, Nelson J, Bell JD. 2015. Relationships between membrane water molecules and patman equilibration kinetics at temperatures far above the phosphatidylcholine melting point. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Biomembranes. 1848(4):942-950.  doi:10.1016/j.bbamem.2014.12.021


Jones SR, Bailey EG. STEM connections: Examples of conceptual blending between biology and mathematics. Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education. St. Paul, Minnesota. 2017 .

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