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This is a completed Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN). FMNs are sustained, immersive, community-based professional development opportunities for faculty. FMNs support the adaptation and implementation of materials and/or instructional approaches in their classrooms. Learn more about FMNs.

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Genome Solver FMN

Faculty Training in Basic Bioinformatics

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  • Access Genome Solver teaching modules and experts
  • Gain online support throughout the process of implementing new materials in your course
  • Collaborate with peer mentors on lecture/classroom/lab effective tips and strategies

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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?
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics, introductory, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, Lecture, High School, Undergraduate, Homework, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour
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01.2020
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.
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics, Lab, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Homework, Advanced, 1 Hour, More than 1 hour
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01.2020

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.
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics, molecular evolution, Influenza, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Homework, Advanced, More than 1 hour, Promoting Engagement and Self-Efficacy
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01.2020

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.
microbiology, Genome annotation, Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Homework, Advanced, More than 1 hour, Promoting Engagement and Self-Efficacy
662
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01.2020

GS with Python_-_Lesson 5 - Phylogenetics

Derek Edward Sollberger

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

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.
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics, introductory, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, Homework, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour
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2
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01.2020

GS with Python_-_Lesson 4_-_Comparative Genomics

Derek Edward Sollberger

Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Lesson IV - Comparative Genomics v2.0

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.
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics, introductory, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, Homework, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour
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1
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01.2020

GS with Python_-_Lesson 2_-_Annotation

Derek Edward Sollberger

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

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.
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics, introductory, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, Homework, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour
21
4
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01.2020
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.
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics, introductory, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, Homework, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour
21
2
0
01.2020

GS with Python_-_Lesson 2_-_Databases

Derek Edward Sollberger

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

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.
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics, introductory, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, Homework, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour
11
0
0
01.2020
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.
Bioinformatics Education, Bioinformatics and Genomics, introductory, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, Homework, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour
17
2
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01.2020

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.
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01.2020