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  1. CC-CURE Report Out from the BIOME 2020 Institute

    CC-CURE Report Out from the BIOME 2020 Institute

    2020-12-03 21:34:10 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Caroline DeVan, Eric Dyreson, Gabriela Florido, Joanna Werner-Fraczek, Joseph Eason, Kasey Nguyen, Katie Bjornen, Kristin Jenkins, Kyla Flanagan, Maria Stanko, Mary Konsolaki, Michelle Anderson, Sam S Donovan | doi:10.25334/76HE-JS80

    This resource includes a collection of videos describing some of the outcomes from the Interdisciplinary and Cross Course CURE working group.

  2. Molecular CaseNet - Developing Intro Tutorials - YouTube

    Molecular CaseNet - Developing Intro Tutorials - YouTube

    2020-12-03 18:49:40 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jean Cardinale, Keith A. Johnson, Marie C. Montes-Matias, Natalie Stringer, Aeisha Thomas, Shuchismita Dutta | doi:10.25334/7GER-QS63

    Biome Institute 2020, Summary Video

  3. Social Justice & Community Change QUBES Faculty Mentoring Network 2021

    Social Justice & Community Change QUBES Faculty Mentoring Network 2021

    2020-12-03 17:15:34 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tamara Basham, Mary Mulcahy, Denise Piechnik, Pat Marsteller | doi:10.25334/GBX8-HW05

    In this Faculty Mentoring Network we will examine the historical practice of redlining, and how social and economic factors over the last century have created disparities in environmental conditions in our urban communities.

  4. Serckit - Supporting Communities in Working, Learning, and Sharing Together

    Serckit - Supporting Communities in Working, Learning, and Sharing Together

    2020-12-03 16:56:45 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sean Fox, Cathryn Allen Manduca, Ellen Iverson | doi:10.25334/HFSC-2B81

    Over the last 18 years SERC at Carleton College has developed a collaborative platform for science education serving over one hundred projects, thousands of community authors and millions of annual visitors.

  5. Bioinformatics: Food Detective – a Practical Guide

    Bioinformatics: Food Detective – a Practical Guide

    2020-12-03 15:35:54 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stevie Bain, Daniel Barker, Teresa Attwood | doi:10.25334/VKS0-KA93

    This Practical Guide in the Bringing Bioinformatics into the Classroom series introduces the idea of computers as tools to help understand aspects of biology.

  6. BIOME Avida ED Report video - YouTube

    BIOME Avida ED Report video - YouTube

    2020-12-03 15:33:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Louise Mead, Lee Edwards, Kevin Geedey, J. Phil Gibson, Jeremiah Wagner, Ana María González | doi:10.25334/SK38-NE12

    Avida-ED is a digital evolution software program that allows students to ask questions and test hypotheses related to evolutionary concepts. Our working group explored how to incorporate Avida-ED into undergraduate biology courses.

  7. Using Bioinformatics to Understand Genetic Diseases: A Practical Guide

    Using Bioinformatics to Understand Genetic Diseases: A Practical Guide

    2020-12-03 13:34:24 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marie-Claude Blatter, Patricia Palagi, Teresa Attwood | doi:10.25334/DWYN-MX54

    This Practical Guide outlines a number of basic bioinformatics approaches that can be used to understand the molecular basis of genetic diseases.

  8. Bioinformatics: the Power of Computers in Biology – a Practical Guide

    Bioinformatics: the Power of Computers in Biology – a Practical Guide

    2020-12-03 13:30:45 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Daniel Barker, Heleen Plaisier, Stevie Anne Bain, Teresa Attwood | doi:10.25334/QBB5-7G72

    This Practical Guide in the Bringing Bioinformatics into the Classroom series introduces simple bioinformatics approaches for database searching and sequence analysis.

  9. Molecular CaseNet - Students Writing Cases - YouTube

    Molecular CaseNet - Students Writing Cases - YouTube

    2020-12-03 13:08:13 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Didem Vardar-Ulu, Elizabeth Pollock, Kasandra Riley (She/Her), Nik Tsotakos, Swati Agrawal, Shuchismita Dutta | doi:10.25334/DXWJ-R020

    Biome Institute 2020, Summary Video

  10. Cell Collective: Computational Modeling and Simulation Designed with the Classroom in Mind

    Cell Collective: Computational Modeling and Simulation Designed with the Classroom in Mind

    2020-12-03 01:04:48 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ehren Whigham, Carlton Rodney Cooper, Dongfang Wang, Evdokia Kastanos, Gary Laverty | doi:10.25334/05SC-KQ43

    This working group collaborated on content and pedagogy surrounding the use of Cell Collective to integrate computational modeling and simulation into undergraduate biology curriculum.

  11. Social Justice Working Group - Scientist Spotlights

    Social Justice Working Group - Scientist Spotlights

    2020-12-01 22:10:48 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Pat Marsteller, Sarah Prescott, Justin Michael Bradshaw, Kristen Butela, Pratima Jindal, Rachel Pigg, Merrie Renee Richardson, Sheela Vemu, Suann Yang | doi:10.25334/BGDE-6V78

    This is a reporting out of the work done by participants in the Social Justice Working group that formed as part of the BIOME 2020 Institute, which is focused on the creation and use of scientist spotlights in the classroom.

  12. Re-Envisioning Culture Network: A Syllabus Guide

    Re-Envisioning Culture Network: A Syllabus Guide

    2020-12-01 21:02:23 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alexis E Hunter, Michele Williams, Terrell R Morton, Imari Deon Bramlett, Auden Conyers | doi:10.25334/3RWM-XE77

    The Re-Envisioning Culture Network Syllabus aims to honor Black identity and culture while acknowledging the barriers that Black undergraduate students face through definitions, art, storytelling, and poetry.

  13. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Natural History

    Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Natural History

    2020-12-01 13:54:19 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Debra Linton | doi:10.25334/JPSF-JF61

    In this module, students will explore Western Science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge and review a case study of how the TEK of the Inuit people provided a way of knowing and understanding the biology of the bowhead whale in the Alaskan arctic.

  14. Using Natural History Collection Data in Your CURE: BLUE BIOME 2020

    Using Natural History Collection Data in Your CURE: BLUE BIOME 2020

    2020-12-01 13:44:31 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anna Monfils, Debra Linton, Rachael Snodgrass, Katie Pearson, Jenn Yost, Johanna Jantzen, Douglas Soltis, Pamela Sue Soltis, Shelly Gaynor | doi:10.25334/99WT-ST50

    This is the report for the BLUE working group from the Biome Institute 2020. It reflects our group's efforts and products related to CUREs and Natural History Collection Digital Data.

  15. Team microBIOME Fall 2020 - DIY microbiome analysis

    Team microBIOME Fall 2020 - DIY microbiome analysis

    2020-11-26 03:35:36 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Davida Smyth, Alice Tarun, Christine Girtain, Melanie Lenahan, Maira Goytia, Khuanchivin Geena Sompanya, Theodore Muth | doi:10.25334/Q2JB-X680

    This is our final team report for this year's BIOME Institute 2020. Learn about what we got up to and what we're planning for Spring 2021. If you want more information on REMNet go here https://qubeshub.org/community/groups/remnet

  16. Genomics Lessons with GEA - RNA-Seq CURES

    Genomics Lessons with GEA - RNA-Seq CURES

    2020-11-25 14:47:25 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Vince Buonaccorsi, Marcella Denise Cervantes, Douglas L Chalker, Maira Goytia, Wilson Leung, Laurel Lorenz, Laura Reed, Anne Rosenwald, Analyne Manzano Schroeder, Emily Wiley, Jason Williams | doi:10.25334/S21R-9364

    Our BIOME Group worked towards developing a set of learning goals for faculty who plan to launch a CURE based on RNA-Seq data. We also developed a workflow for analysis of either prokaryotic or eukaryotic RNA-Seq data with existing tools.

  17. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    2020-11-24 21:28:08 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Glenn Ledder | doi:10.25334/YBTB-1K34

    This resource is a module you can use to teach your students the basics of epidemic behavior using a model geared specifically to Covid-19. Students can address key questions using pre-designed experiments.

  18. QB@CC Poster for NABT 2020

    QB@CC Poster for NABT 2020

    2020-11-24 20:48:59 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Glee Buntz, Joseph Esquibel, Kristin Jenkins, Vedham Karpakakunjaram, Jillian Marie Miller, Christianne Baucom Nieuwsma, Heather Seitz, John Howard Starnes | doi:10.25334/A00X-Q527

    This is a poster presentation at the 2020 NABT Annual PD Conference. This poster describes the goals of QB@CC project, progress in the first year and an update on the upcoming events.

  19. Analysis of Amylase Activity

    Analysis of Amylase Activity

    2020-11-24 18:54:55 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Allison Carter Burlyn, Christina Fieber, Melanie Lenahan | doi:10.25334/CW0W-Y495

    This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme activity.

  20. Functional and structural analysis of Amylase activity

    Functional and structural analysis of Amylase activity

    2020-11-23 13:17:31 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ishrat Rahman, Aubrey Allen Smith, Evdokia Kastanos | doi:10.25334/VKGJ-VT46

    This exercise was developed to allow students to apply the scientific method and use their knowledge of enzymes to investigate the relationship between enzyme activity and structure. Students design experiments to study the effect of environmental factor