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  1. Using Phyre2

    Using Phyre2

    2018-04-12 00:17:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laura Harris | doi:10.25334/Q47Q48

    How to use Phrye2 and 3DLigandSite to computationally predict protein and active site structure and binding partners (substrates/cofactors/coenzymes).

  2. NCBI Overview

    NCBI Overview

    2018-04-12 00:00:17 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laura Harris | doi:10.25334/Q4H683

    An overview of some of the databases within NCBI and how to get FASTA sequences.

  3. UniProt

    UniProt

    2018-04-10 20:38:56 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laura Harris | doi:10.25334/Q4RQ59

    Brief description of UniProt and its databases and features

  4. GSEAtheory

    GSEAtheory

    2018-04-10 20:31:51 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laura Harris | doi:10.25334/Q41694

    Brief introduction to how gene set enrichment analysis works.

  5. Simple Heat Maps with Morpheus

    Simple Heat Maps with Morpheus

    2018-04-10 19:02:19 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laura Harris | doi:10.25334/Q48Q4K

    Learn how to load an Excel file of raw data into Morpheus and change between relative and global scales.

  6. What is bioinformatics?

    What is bioinformatics?

    2018-04-10 18:56:31 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laura Harris | doi:10.25334/Q4J69S

    Short description of what bioinformatics is, it's potential applications, and what it is not.

  7. How to create "funny symbols" (aka math / statistical notation) in Microsoft Word / Office

    How to create "funny symbols" (aka math / statistical notation) in Microsoft Word / Office

    2018-04-10 18:51:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laura Harris | doi:10.25334/Q4SQ5M

    YouTube video on using statistical notation in Microsoft Word.

  8. Fostering and sustaining interdisciplinary faculty communities around undergraduate teaching: Insights from the QUBES project

    Fostering and sustaining interdisciplinary faculty communities around undergraduate teaching: Insights from the QUBES project

    2018-04-05 19:04:24 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan | doi:10.25334/Q4K68Q

    Presentation part of a minisymposium at the SIAM Applied Mathematics Education (ED18) conference, "Communities of Practice for Math Modeling Education"

  9. Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America

    Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America

    2018-04-05 18:31:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): James Eric Biardi | doi:10.25334/Q4TM4H

    The module was used in lab following lecture material on pairwise interactions in ecology (emphasizing consumption, competition, mutualism), and parallel to community ecology (emphasizing food web structure, succession, resistance and resilience).

  10. Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century

    Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century

    2018-04-05 18:05:24 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): James Biardi | doi:10.25334/Q4340N

    This module was used as an introduction to the science of climate change, with the goal of detecting trends in temperature change providing motivation for later course material on climate adaptation and mitigation.

  11. A Pipeline in Paradise

    A Pipeline in Paradise

    2018-04-03 15:39:07 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Victoria Schneider | doi:10.25334/Q4CM33

    I incorporated fracking into the case study instead of just focusing on building a pipeline, which allowed us to discuss fracking with this case study.

  12. Phylogenetic analysis using collections material: interpreting trait evolution by comparison of morphological and molecular genetic hypotheses

    Phylogenetic analysis using collections material: interpreting trait evolution by comparison of morphological and molecular genetic hypotheses

    2018-03-30 21:45:07 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Christopher Ivey | doi:10.25334/Q4DM6J

    Exercise spans two weeks, includes homework, and involves some groups of animals as well as plants. Emphasizes re-interpretation of morphological trait evolution following molecular genetic phylogeny reconstruction

  13. Food Chain Dynamics In A Simple Ecosystem

    Food Chain Dynamics In A Simple Ecosystem

    2018-03-30 14:39:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q4P419

    In this lab, students will work with a simple algae/brine shrimp environment to learn about food chains and population dynamics.

  14. A Structured Inquiry Approach to Cotyledon Phenotyping

    A Structured Inquiry Approach to Cotyledon Phenotyping

    2018-03-27 21:40:02 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Lindsey Tuominen | doi:10.25334/Q4FM43

    In this lab, students will work with messy data to try to answer the question “How do plants inherit cotyledon color?”

  15. Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure

    Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure

    2018-03-27 21:39:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q4Q11K

    In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.

  16. Morphological and Molecular Analysis of Plant Phylogeny and Diversity

    Morphological and Molecular Analysis of Plant Phylogeny and Diversity

    2018-03-27 21:38:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q4ZH6G

    In this lab, students perform phylogenetic analyses on morphological and molecular data, and compare.

  17. Transpiration

    Transpiration

    2018-03-26 20:28:43 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): J. Phil Gibson | doi:10.25334/Q4710V

    In this lab, students will examine differences between C3 and C4 plants in their transpiration rates.

  18. Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests

    Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests

    2018-03-26 19:39:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/Q4GH4C

    In this activity, students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to the design of a conservation area.

  19. Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis

    Globally endangered sea turtles of the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge: A Focus on Scientific Analysis

    2018-03-23 22:07:35 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Yen-Chu Weng | doi:10.25334/Q48105

    Based on the sea turtle case, students will (1) work on a worksheet by analyzing existing survey data, (2) conduct a literature review of two relevant research, and (3) draft a proposal for a research project on sea turtle conservation at Palmyra.

  20. Data Nugget- City Parks and Texas A&M University-Kingsville Camera Trap Assignment

    Data Nugget- City Parks and Texas A&M University-Kingsville Camera Trap Assignment

    2018-03-19 22:34:22 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): April Torres Conkey | doi:10.25334/Q4JH6R

    The Data Nugget- City Parks module was used in a sophomore-junior level undergraduate wildlife management techniques course (with lab) in Fall 2017. Modifications were made to the original Data Nugget and a local camera trapping survey was added.