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  1. Learning with All Your Senses: Mathematical Manipulatives Enhance Student Comprehension of Biological Models

    Learning with All Your Senses: Mathematical Manipulatives Enhance Student Comprehension of Biological Models

    2019-08-21 19:10:19 | Contributor(s): Holly D Gaff, John R Jungck, Jeremy M Wojdak | doi:10.25334/M4GB-N704

    Handout for a session presentation on kinesthetic learning at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop

  2. Teaching introductory bioinformatics with Jupyter notebook-based active learning

    Teaching introductory bioinformatics with Jupyter notebook-based active learning

    2019-08-18 00:03:13 | Contributor(s): Colin Dewey | doi:10.25334/YZJ7-D347

    Presentation on teaching introductory bioinformatics with Jupyter notebook-based active learning at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

  3. Data Science as a Superpower

    Data Science as a Superpower

    2019-08-15 17:57:33 | Contributor(s): Amelia McNamara | doi:10.25334/X3RF-9B30

    Presentation on data science education given at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop

  4. Ethics in Synthetic Biology

    Ethics in Synthetic Biology

    2019-08-15 17:40:25 | Contributor(s): Lisa Scheifele | doi:10.25334/TCG2-GP43

    This collection of four activities provide students with an introduction to thinking about ethical concerns in human genome synthesis, gene editing, metabolic engineering, and synthetic genomes.

  5. Should we synthesize a human genome?

    Should we synthesize a human genome?

    2019-08-15 17:10:05 | Contributor(s): Lisa Scheifele | doi:10.25334/NRA0-DN88

    Two articles introducing the Human Genome Project-Write and asking questions about the ethics of the project.

  6. Ethics of Metabolic engineering

    Ethics of Metabolic engineering

    2019-08-15 17:04:41 | Contributor(s): Lisa Scheifele | doi:10.25334/5522-YZ50

    This is an ethical reflection for students on an issue in metabolic engineering and the potential for "home-brew" morphine. The case study asks students to reflect on material in the linked article. Also included is the grading rubric.

  7. Ethics in synthetic genomics

    Ethics in synthetic genomics

    2019-08-15 16:54:56 | Contributor(s): Lisa Scheifele | doi:10.25334/EHSH-NB12

    This is an ethical reflection for students on an issue in genome engineering and the synthesis of potentially infectious viruses. The case study asks students to reflect on material in the linked article. Also included is the grading rubric.

  8. Ethics of Gene Editing

    Ethics of Gene Editing

    2019-08-15 16:35:19 | Contributor(s): Lisa Scheifele | doi:10.25334/RG4D-SR54

    This is an ethical reflection for students on an issue in gene editing. The case study asks students to reflect on material in the two linked articles. Also included is the grading rubric.

  9. Biobyte 4 - The role of data science principles and practices in undergraduate biology

    Biobyte 4 - The role of data science principles and practices in undergraduate biology

    2019-08-15 15:25:56 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan | doi:10.25334/B3K4-7G59

    This short activity was an effort to launch a community conversation around the interface of data science principles and practices and undergraduate biology education. A variety of resources, communities, and projects are shared.

  10. Summer 2019 Biobytes

    Summer 2019 Biobytes

    2019-08-14 22:44:56 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan | doi:10.25334/EQDC-0T97

    This series includes the four Biobytes that were piloted at the 2019 BioQUEST / QUBES Summer Workshop titled, “Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science”.

  11. Biobyte 3 - Lab reports as reproducible research

    Biobyte 3 - Lab reports as reproducible research

    2019-08-14 21:33:00 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Drew LaMar | doi:10.25334/9MMK-JH89

    This short activity introduces a discussion of reproducibility in scientific research and ways that we might address these ideas with undergraduates. There is an opportunity to use a prototype version of Serenity to explore BIRDD data.

  12. Biobyte 2 - Exploratory data analysis

    Biobyte 2 - Exploratory data analysis

    2019-08-14 20:24:18 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan | doi:10.25334/9W94-0F23

    This short activity can be used to introduce the concept of exploratory data analysis and get participants to think about how this data science strategy is complementary to having students interpret graphs.

  13. NEON Data in the Classroom: Using the QUBES Platform and Faculty Mentoring Networks to Build, Adapt, and Publish Data­-Driven Teaching Resources

    NEON Data in the Classroom: Using the QUBES Platform and Faculty Mentoring Networks to Build, Adapt, and Publish Data­-Driven Teaching Resources

    2019-08-13 22:26:25 | Contributor(s): Kusum Naithani, Megan A. Jones, Kristine Grayson | doi:10.25334/W83X-S558

    The NEON FMN has been offered for three semesters with 37 faculty participating, resulted in a wide variety of new and adapted modules being publicly available.

  14. DEHPD 17 Steps in the Hiring Process

    DEHPD 17 Steps in the Hiring Process

    2019-08-08 18:15:45 | Contributor(s): Equity & Diversity in Hiring Process Committee | doi:10.25334/G187-N077

    A 17 step document created by people from marginalized populations for equity and diversity in hiring.

  15. Selection and the Blond Beach Mouse

    Selection and the Blond Beach Mouse

    2019-08-08 16:46:21 | Contributor(s): Jay Owen Sandal | doi:10.25334/0F24-3843

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this "clicker" case study explores ultimate and proximate explanations for cryptic coloration in animals.

  16. Electronic Lab Notebooks: Options for Building Data Management and Quantitative Reasoning Skills

    Electronic Lab Notebooks: Options for Building Data Management and Quantitative Reasoning Skills

    2019-08-07 15:19:16 | Contributor(s): Natalie Stringer | doi:10.25334/B1NP-B249

    Presentation on Electronic Notebooks and Lab Archives given at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop

  17. Biobyte 1 - Where are we in the data science landscape?

    Biobyte 1 - Where are we in the data science landscape?

    2019-08-06 19:25:23 | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan | doi:10.25334/03VE-VK77

    This short activity can be used to introduce the NAS Data Science For Undergraduates report's definition of data acumen and engage participants in a self assessment of how they connect with those 10 data science concepts.

  18. Does explicitly teaching leadership skills increase student persistence in STEM fields?

    Does explicitly teaching leadership skills increase student persistence in STEM fields?

    2019-08-06 15:16:11 | Contributor(s): Laurel Lorenz | doi:10.25334/5DF7-DA38

    Poster on leadership skills presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop

  19. Successful Strategies for Promoting Change in Undergraduate Biology Departments

    Successful Strategies for Promoting Change in Undergraduate Biology Departments

    2019-08-06 15:09:47 | Contributor(s): C. Gary Reiness, Gita Bangera, Claire Bronson, Steve Byers, Bill Davis, Alyce DeMarais, Ginger Fitzhugh, Christine Goedhart, Nalani Linder, Carrie Liston, Jenny McFarland, Erika Offerdahl, Joann Otto, Carol Pollock, Pamela Pape-Lindstrom, Stas Stavrianeas | doi:10.25334/KAFX-GG89

    Poster on PULSE workshops presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop

  20. Exploring the Application of Genetic Concepts to the Process of Disease in a Pathophysiology Course for Undergraduate Nursing Students

    Exploring the Application of Genetic Concepts to the Process of Disease in a Pathophysiology Course for Undergraduate Nursing Students

    2019-08-06 14:47:51 | Contributor(s): Melissa Haswell | doi:10.25334/8X9Y-6T28

    Poster on incorporating genetics concepts related to human disease into nursing courses presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop