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Core Resources                           FMN Adaptations

Core Resources

Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur

Version: 2.0

Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. This pre-lesson introduces the BLAST tool.
Published on 08.2020
1.1K Views
1.4K Downloads
1 Adaptations
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics

Lesson I - Introduction to Genome Solver

Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur

Version: 1.0

Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Part I is the Introduction to the Genome Solver Project.
Published on 10.2018
2.0K Views
1.7K Downloads
1 Adaptations
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics

Lesson II - Databases

Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur

Version: 3.0

Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Lesson II introduces the principal databases for microbial genomics.
Published on 09.2022
734 Views
528 Downloads
0 Adaptations
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics

Lesson III - Annotation

Gaurav Arora

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Lesson III - Annotation v1.0

Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Lesson III introduces Annotation, or assigning meaning to all the A's, C's, T's, and G's.
Published on 10.2019
881 Views
194 Downloads
0 Adaptations

Lesson IV - Comparative Genomics

Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur

Version: 2.0

Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Lesson IV, Comparative Genomics, discusses some of the tools available for looking at genes across different genomes.
Published on 10.2019
1.5K Views
899 Downloads
0 Adaptations
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics

Lesson V - Phylogenetics

Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur

Version: 2.0

Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Lesson V is an introduction to Phylogenetics.
Published on 10.2019
1.5K Views
1.9K Downloads
2 Adaptations
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics

Lesson VI - The Community Science Project

Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur

Version: 2.0

Genome Solver's Community Science Project was developed as a way to use the skills taught in the previous lessons. We're asking members of the community to provide instances of potential phage genes embedded in bacterial genomes.
Published on 09.2022
480 Views
409 Downloads
0 Adaptations
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics

Lesson VII - Synteny

Gaurav Arora, Anne Rosenwald, Vinayak Mathur

Version: 3.0

The lesson teaches about synteny or the order of genes along a chromosome, which is useful for looking at orthologous genes between two species or strains.
Published on 08.2020
1.1K Views
950 Downloads
0 Adaptations
Bioinformatics Education

Using Bioinformatics Activities to understand the Past and Present of SARS-CoV2

Gaurav Arora

Version: 1.0

We have designed a Bioinformatics activity that uses tools to identify the origins and mutations in the novel SARS-CoV2 strains.
Published on 06.2021
1.7K Views
142 Downloads
0 Adaptations

 


FMN Adaptations

BLAST-HGT PROJECT

Shawna Reed

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Lesson V - Phylogenetics v2.0

Genome Solver modules were combined to make one project for students using tools within NCBI BLAST to explore phylogenetics and horizontal gene transfer from phage to Chlamydia.
Published on 01.2020
1.0K Views
783 Downloads
0 Adaptations

Introduction to Genome Annotation

Selene Nikaido

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Lesson III - Annotation v2.0

This exercise is an adaptation of the Annotation Lesson by Rosenwald et al. It introduces the use of bioinformatics tools to extract information from genome databases. It is a basic lesson on genome annotation databases.
Published on 01.2020
1.7K Views
549 Downloads
0 Adaptations
microbiology, Genome annotation, Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics

Databases: A Study of Influenza

Selene Nikaido

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Lesson II - Databases v1.0

This lesson introduces the student to the Influenza Research Database. Students will select Influenza genome sequences to see how they are related. Students tests hypotheses about evolutionary ideas involving reassortment in Influenza.
Published on 01.2020
1.3K Views
496 Downloads
0 Adaptations
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics, molecular evolution, Influenza

BLAST Exercises for Analyzing Cloning Results

Erin R. Morris

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Lesson I - Introduction to Genome Solver v1.0

Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. These activities have modified Lesson 1: Introduction to Genome Solver.
Published on 01.2020
1.1K Views
327 Downloads
0 Adaptations
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics

Exploring the evolution of caffeine biosynthesis enzymes

Shuchismita Dutta

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Lesson V - Phylogenetics v2.0

Caffeine is a very common stimulant consume worldwide as tea, coffee, mate, cocoa, and chocolate. Ever wondered why plants make caffeine? Do all caffeine producing plants have the same enzymes for caffeine biosynthesis?
Published on 01.2020
1.5K Views
378 Downloads
0 Adaptations
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics