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Cells of the Immune System
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2019-07-02 03:50:54 | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/VF0B-CE21
This tutorial provides an overview of the immune system, concentrating on the roles played by B and T lymphocytes, and on the antigen-presentation system.
Targeting Infected Cells for Immune Defense
2019-07-02 03:34:39 | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/690H-9K80
This animation shows how a cell infected by a virus signals cytotoxic T cells to destroy itself.
The p53 Gene and Cancer
2019-07-02 03:25:35 | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/2884-Q064
This tutorial describes the structure and function of the p53 protein, how its activity is regulated in cells, and how mutant versions of p53 can lead to cancer.
Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment
2019-07-02 03:00:01 | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/3RFD-6T62
This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop treatments for the disease.
Sex Verification Testing of Athletes
2019-07-02 02:51:09 | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/WJSF-Q922
This interactive module explores the biology of sex determination and development in humans, set against the backdrop of the different sex testing policies implemented throughout sports history.
The Biology of Skin Color
2019-07-02 02:33:44 | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/94C4-AY97
This film explores the hypothesis that different tones of skin color in humans arose as adaptations to the intensity of ultraviolet radiation in different parts of the world.
Conference-based Undergraduate Experiences: Lowering the Barrier for Learning about Computational Biology
2019-07-02 01:49:39 | Contributor(s): Anna Ritz | doi:10.25334/3BNP-BJ64
Presentation on how attending conferences can enhance computational biology training for undergraduates at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference
Natural Selection in Humans
2019-07-01 18:59:39 | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/FY71-6S86
This film explores the evolutionary connection between an infectious disease, malaria, and a genetic condition, sickle cell anemia.
Electrical Activity of Neurons
2019-07-01 18:43:27 | Contributor(s): HHMI BioInteractive | doi:10.25334/1CTM-GJ51
This tutorial describes how neurons generate action potentials, and how scientists measure neuronal activity and record the firing of individual neurons.
Using IF-AT (Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique) Forms for Collaborative Activities
2019-06-28 17:05:10 | Contributor(s): Kiersten Newtoff | doi:10.25334/N6S2-FF45
Presentation on IF-AT Forms at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Introducing Students to Data Science
2019-06-28 16:35:17 | Contributor(s): Tyler Frazier | doi:10.25334/D71R-FM51
Presentation on data science at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE): Building standards and resources for using collections data in the classroom
2019-06-26 18:03:19 | Contributor(s): Molly Phillips, Debra Linton, Libby Ellwood, Natalie Douglas, Lisa White, Anna Monfils | doi:10.25334/WYMZ-1441
Abstract for poster on using collections data presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Math Skills in Biology Education: A Principles Focused Evaluation (PF-E) of Community College Faculty Needs
2019-06-26 17:57:16 | Contributor(s): Sondra Marie LoRe, Stacey Kiser, Lisa A Corwin, Melissa Aikens, Jillian Marie Miller | doi:10.25334/SNXY-CB47
Poster on math skill instruction in community colleges presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Predator-Prey Interactions: Selective foraging by wolf spiders
2019-06-20 19:24:35 | Contributor(s): Cindy Bennington | doi:10.25334/Q4VX6P
This interactive case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) chapter entitled Predation, Herbivory and Parasitism.
Leaping Lemur Life History
2019-06-20 19:21:44 | Contributor(s): Cindy Bennington | doi:10.25334/Q4R75G
This interrupted case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) Life History chapter. Students practice calculating life history parameters and interpreting life history data.
Sequence Similarity in Developmental Biology - A Bioinformatics Exercise Using Myostatin
2019-06-19 16:07:51 | Contributor(s): Barbara Murdoch | doi:10.25334/Q45F3H
This exercise leads upper level biology majors in an inquiry-based excursion to determine how similar the signaling molecule, myostatin, is between humans and mice, using a basic set of bioinformatics tools and concepts.
Does Organelle Shape Matter? Exploring Cell Shape through the Allen Cell Explorer and High-content Microscopy Datasets
2019-06-12 18:36:07 | Contributor(s): Carlos Christopher Goller, Kaitlyn Casimo | doi:10.25334/Q4RB3R
The morphology and localization of structures inside the cell are often assumed to fit the ideal images found in biology textbooks. This interrupted case study using high-throughput microscopy data from the Allen Institute addresses this...
Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE): Recent Activities
2019-06-11 22:24:19 | Contributor(s): William Morgan | doi:10.25334/Q4J45K
Presentation on NIBLSE at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference
2019-06-11 18:02:00 | Contributor(s): James Burton Deemy | doi:10.25334/Q4W462
In this exercise students work in groups to design an agroecosystem to feed a Mars Colony while accounting for space and energy transfer limitations.
2019-06-11 17:09:07 | Contributor(s): James Burton Deemy | doi:10.25334/Q40T8N
This is an exercise in island biogeography that allows students to reconstruct splits in the evolutionary history of several hypothetical frog species.
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