Laura Ruble

Laura Ruble teaches biology at Durham School of the Arts in the Durham Public Schools district, where she has served on textbook selection committees for both Durham Public Schools and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Laura seeks to prepare students for the real-world demands of science researchers through her project, Understanding How Genes Code for Proteins: An Innovative Video Game for High School Biology, which will address the bioinformatics research of many leading North Carolina research firms. Dr. Steve Clouse, professor of horticultural science at NC State University, is Laura’s mentor.