Robert A. Lue is a professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University. Rob earned his Ph.D. in biology from Harvard and has taught undergraduate courses since 1988, garnering recognition as one of Harvard’s foremost leaders in undergraduate education. Rob has a longstanding commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and research, and chaired the faculty committee that developed the first integrated science foundation in the country to serve multiple science majors as well as the needs of pre-medical students. Rob has co-authored several undergraduate biology textbooks and developed award-winning multimedia on several topics, which have been praised for their scientific accuracy, educational utility, and vibrant 3-D portrayals of the cellular world. In 2012, Rob became the faculty director of HarvardX, the Harvard component of the edX partnership in online education with MIT.