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Justin Riley & STAR BioChem

Visualization and Simulation

From bringing research tools into the classroom to animating complex physical processes for aiding student discovery -- visualization and simulation tools are central to rendering the abstract more concrete to promote deeper understanding and experiential learning.  This is accomplished through adapting and customizing existing commercial technologies or where necessary through developing visualization tools in-house.

MIT supports a variety of educational visualization tools including some in which OEIT is directly engaged. The projects and resources in this areas are:

Chris Kaiser

StarORF is a six frame translator software that allows users to identify the sequences within a DNA region that encode proteins.

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