Aidan Holmes is a biotechnology instructor at the BTC Institute. She is responsible for teaching course content in a hands-on laboratory environment in support of the BTC Institute’s K-12 outreach program.
Aidan received her B.S. in Genetics and a certificate in Education and Educational Services from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2016. In university, Aidan served as a peer mentor for incoming STEM undergraduates, taught after-school science clubs, and lead field trips at the biotechnology center. After graduating, Aidan joined the United States Peace Corps and served two years in Namibia, Africa as an upper primary school science teacher.
Aidan is a 2012 alumna of the Dane County Youth Apprenticeship Program in Biotechnology and worked as a student researcher in a lab focused on protein production and purification for three years.
Aidan is a member of the Wisconsin Society for Science Teachers (WSST).