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Yeti or not: Do they exist?

By Keith Johnson1, Adam Kleinschmit2, Jill Rulfs3, William (Bill) Morgan4

1. Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2. University of Dubuque 3. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 4. The College of Wooster

Through this 4-part bioinformatics case study, students will be led through the forensic analysis of putative Yeti artifacts based on published findings.

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Version 3.0 - published on 31 Dec 2020 doi:10.25334/GDSW-P773 - cite this

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The case study worksheets will introduce students to BLAST analysis, provide exercises to perform BLAST analysis and MSA visualization and interpretation and a final (worksheet 4) assessment of students skills.  The worksheets are designed as introductory, providing no detailed description of the algorithms, but instructing students on how to collect data using bioinformatics tools.  The case uses cryptid Yeti and putative sequences as an introduction.

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Version 3 was incubated through NIBLSE in the summer of 2020.

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