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Nancy Pelaez

  • PhD
  • Professor Emerita of Biology
  • Purdue University
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Nancy J Pelaez, Professor Emerita of Biology at Purdue University, does research in Physiology and Biology Education. Current projects are focused on 'Advancing Competencies in Experimentation – Biology (ACE-Bio)' (NSF#1346567), 'Faculty development with an emphasis on the development of science faculty with education specialties (SFES)' and 'Helping Students Understand the Richness and Complexity of Research Evidence in Biology' (NSF#1661124).


Advances in Physiology Education

Associate Editor

2016 - Present

CBE - Life Sciences Education

Editorial Board Member

2011 - 2017(6 years)

Recent publications

  • A Community-Building Framework for Collaborative Research Coordination across the Education and Biology Research Disciplines

    • Pelaez N
    • Anderson T
    • Gardner S
    • et al.
  • How to Identify the Research Abilities That Instructors Anticipate Students Will Develop in a Biochemistry Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE)

    • Irby S
    • Pelaez N
    • Anderson T

Professional experience

Professor Emerita of Biology

Purdue University

January 2007 - Present

Professor Emerita of Biology

Purdue Uiniversity

August 2007 - January 2020(12 years)


Physiology and Biophysics

Indiana University School of Medicine

August 1994 - June 1999(5 years)

Other profiles

Personal website


Co-authors (86)