ESTEEM Modules and Descriptions

The following is a list containing all current ESTEEM modules, their author, and description. These modules are Excel based models intended to allow students to  investigate mathematical biological concepts using equations essential to biology. All modules contain a downloadable Excel sheet and various supplemental information. 

3D Fractal Tree

Mathematical Concept: Fractals

ABO Blood Group Frequencies

Mathematical Concept: Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

Balancing Chemical Equations Using Matrix Algebra

Mathematical Concept: Matrix Algebra

BioBayes

Mathematical Concept: Bayes' Theorem

Biodiversity

Mathematical Concept: Shannon and Simpson Indices

BioGrapher

Mathematical Concept: Various modes of data input and graphical output

Biological Cellular Automata Laboratory

Mathematical Concept: Game Theory

Biostatistical Tools

Mathematical Concept: Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

Birthday Problem and Class Phenotypic Probabilities

Mathematical Concept: Probability

Buffer Preparation

Mathematical Concept: Henderson-Hasselbalch Equation

Continuous Growth Models

Mathematical Concept: Logistic Growth

Database Construction and Sampling

Mathematical Concept: Data Collection and Management

DeFinetti 1.0

Mathematical Concept: de Finetti Theorem

Deme 2.0

Mathematical Concept: Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

Developmental Allometry: Scaling in Growth

Mathematical Concept: Allometric Growth

Dynamic Programming

Mathematical Concept: Global, Semi-global, and Local, Alignment

ESS: Evolutionary Stable Strategies Game Theory Module

Mathematical Concept: Game Theory

EvolSeq

Mathematical Concept: Neutral Theory of Molecular Evolution

Evolution Through Natural Selection

Mathematical Concept: Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

Fractal Fern Generator

Mathematical Concept: Fractals

Genetic Code

Mathematical Concept: Comma-Free Coding Theory

GeoPhyl

Mathematical Concept: Logistic Function

Hidden Markov Model

Mathematical Concept: Hidden Markov Models

Island Biogeography

Mathematical Concepts: Logarithms

javaBenzer

Mathematical Concepts: Data Clusters

javaFOODWEB

Mathematical Concept: Matrices

Leslie/Lefkovitch Matrix Models for Age or Stage-structured Populations

Mathematical Concepts: Leslie/Lefkovitch Matrix Model

Linkage Analysis

Mathematical Concept: Recombination Frequencies

Luria-Delbruck

Mathematical Concept: Luria-Delbruck Fluctuation Test

Mark-Recapture

Mathematical Concept: Mark-Recapture Indices

Michaelis-Menten Enzyme Kinetics

Mathematical Concept: Michaelis-Menten Equation

Operon

Mathematical Concept: Lac Operon Modeling

Pharmacokinetics

Mathematical Concept: Two-Compartment Pharmacokinetics Model

Phylogeography Simulator

Mathematical Concept: Phylogeography Simulator

PopTools

Mathematical Concept: Eigenvalue Equation

Protein Analysis

Mathematical Concept: Protein Analysis

Serial Dilutions

Mathematical Concept: Dilutions and Molarity

SIR Model

Mathematical Concept: SIR Model

Split Decomp

Mathematical Concept: DNA Sequence Translation

Two-Species Model

Mathematical Concept: Lotka-Volterra Equation

WDISPLAY: Wireless Room Area Network (RAN) Data Display Unit

Mathematical Concept: Chart Recording