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  1. Population Demography in Swirl

    Population Demography in Swirl

    2019-09-26 10:55:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Emily Weigel | doi:10.25334/01R3-T625

    The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.

  2. Using Synthetic Biology to Teach Data Science

    Using Synthetic Biology to Teach Data Science

    2019-08-05 16:09:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Margaret S Saha, Beteel Abu-Ageel, Sanjana Challa, Xiangyi Fang, Chai Hibbert, Anna Isler, Elias Nafziger, Adam Oliver, Hanqiu Peng, Julia Urban, Vivian Zhu | doi:10.25334/B01R-P620

    Poster and supplemental materials on using synthetic biology to introduce students to meaningful data mining, analysis, and application to engineering novel biological constructs.

  3. Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE): Recent Activities

    Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE): Recent Activities

    2019-06-11 22:24:19 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): William Morgan | doi:10.25334/Q4J45K

    Presentation on NIBLSE at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

  4. A Fun Introductory Command Line Exercise: Next Generation Sequencing Quality Analysis with Emoji!

    A Fun Introductory Command Line Exercise: Next Generation Sequencing Quality Analysis with Emoji!

    2019-06-07 20:09:22 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rachael St. Jacques, Max Maza, Sabrina Robertson, Guoqing Lu, Andrew Lonsdale, Ray A Enke | doi:10.25334/Q4D172

    This resource is a fun computer-based intro to command line programming. The activity takes FASTQ NGS data files and runs a fun program called FASTQE.

  5. Expanding Undergraduate Participation in Computational Biology: Resources and Lessons Learned from a Hands-on Workshop

    Expanding Undergraduate Participation in Computational Biology: Resources and Lessons Learned from a Hands-on Workshop

    2019-06-05 04:12:45 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Layla Oesper | doi:10.25334/Q46J13

    Presentation on computational biology in undergraduate education at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

  6. The ml4bio Workshop: Machine Learning Literacy for Biologists

    The ml4bio Workshop: Machine Learning Literacy for Biologists

    2019-06-03 02:59:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Fangzhou Mu, Chris Magnano, Debora Treu, Anthony Gitter | doi:10.25334/Q44Q97

    Presentation on machine learning literacy for biologists at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

  7. Bioinformatics: Investigating Sequence Similarity - A Plant Biology Approach

    Bioinformatics: Investigating Sequence Similarity - A Plant Biology Approach

    2019-05-29 18:10:28 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ami Erickson | doi:10.25334/Q4H458

    This laboratory module is a modification of the original published on CourseSource with a focus on plant biology. In the final activity, students conduct a BLAST to compare histone protein sequences between Arabidopsis, moss and yeast.

  8. Interdisciplinary biology education: a holistic approach to an intractable problem

    Interdisciplinary biology education: a holistic approach to an intractable problem

    2019-05-21 14:13:17 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kristin Jenkins | doi:10.25334/Q4M74V

    Presentation on interdisciplinary biology education at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

  9. NIBLSE Incubators: A community-based model for the development of bioinformatics learning resources

    NIBLSE Incubators: A community-based model for the development of bioinformatics learning resources

    2019-05-21 14:02:52 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Michael Sierk, Sam S Donovan, Bill Morgan, Hayley Orndorf, Mark A. Pauley, Sabrina Robertson, Elizabeth F Ryder, William Tapprich | doi:10.25334/Q4QX7T

    Presentation on NIBLSE incubators at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

  10. Sequence Similarity Resource Adaptation: Exploring Ebola Virus

    Sequence Similarity Resource Adaptation: Exploring Ebola Virus

    2019-05-16 20:29:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): William Tapprich | doi:10.25334/Q47X63

    This adaptation of the sequence similarity resource provides biology students with a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools. These concepts and tools are used to explore relationships between Ebola virus strains.

  11. Sequence Similarity: An inquiry based and "under the hood" approach for incorporating molecular sequence alignment in introductory undergraduate biology courses

    Sequence Similarity: An inquiry based and "under the hood" approach for incorporating molecular sequence alignment in introductory undergraduate biology courses

    2019-05-02 18:42:15 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Adam Kleinschmit, Benita Brink, Steven Roof, Carlos Christopher Goller, Sabrina Robertson | doi:10.25334/Q4G45Z

    This laboratory module, published on CourseSource, leads introductory biology students in the exploration of a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools.

  12. NIBLSE Incubators: A community-based model for the development of bioinformatics learning resources

    NIBLSE Incubators: A community-based model for the development of bioinformatics learning resources

    2019-03-29 13:35:26 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Michael Sierk, Sam S Donovan, Bill Morgan, Hayley Orndorf, Mark A. Pauley, Sabrina Robertson, Elizabeth F Ryder, William Tapprich | doi:10.25334/Q4XF1K

    Presentation given at GLBIO 2019 on NIBLSE Incubators

  13. Plasmodium Problem Space

    Plasmodium Problem Space

    2019-01-07 19:56:14 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan | doi:10.25334/Q4N43R

    This problem space brings together diverse resources with the goal of helping biology teachers and learners engage in research investigations.

  14. Using Undergraduate Molecular Biology Labs to Discover Targets of miRNAs in Humans

    Using Undergraduate Molecular Biology Labs to Discover Targets of miRNAs in Humans

    2019-01-04 18:35:37 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Adam Idica, Jordan Thompson, Irene Munk Pedersen, Pavan Kadandale | doi:10.25334/Q4XM9B

    In this lesson, we describe an easily adaptable lab module that can be used in existing undergraduate molecular biology lab courses to conduct authentic scientific research, published in CourseSource

  15. Using computational molecular modeling software to demonstrate how DNA mutations cause phenotypes

    Using computational molecular modeling software to demonstrate how DNA mutations cause phenotypes

    2019-01-04 18:22:30 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tara Phelps-Durr | doi:10.25334/Q42F1T

    This lesson is a five-week series of laboratory activities designed to help students transition from applying lower order thinking skills to the central dogma to applying higher-order thinking skills.

  16. Teaching RNAseq at Undergraduate Institutions: A tutorial and R package from the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching

    Teaching RNAseq at Undergraduate Institutions: A tutorial and R package from the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching

    2019-01-04 18:09:41 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mark Phillip Peterson, Jacob T Malloy, Vincent P Buonaccorsi, James H Marden | doi:10.25334/Q4643Q

    This lesson plan was created to teach RNAseq analysis as a part of GCAT-SEEK network. It is provided here, both in finished form and with the modifiable source code, to allow flexible adaptation to various classroom settings, published in...

  17. Murder by HIV? Undergraduate edition

    Murder by HIV? Undergraduate edition

    2019-01-04 17:58:00 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham, Laura B. Regassa, Michèle I. Shuster | doi:10.25334/Q49T6P

    Bioinformatics case study focusing on phylogenetic tree interpretation, published in the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

  18. Making toast: Using analogies to explore concepts in bioinformatics

    Making toast: Using analogies to explore concepts in bioinformatics

    2019-01-04 17:39:39 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kate L. Hertweck | doi:10.25334/Q4FM90

    Module using analogies to introduce students to genomics

  19. An Introduction to the R Programming Environment

    An Introduction to the R Programming Environment

    2019-01-04 17:25:48 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): K. A. Garrett, P. D. Esker, A. H. Sparks | doi:10.25334/Q4KB1F

    An online module introducing students and biologists to R, published in American Phytopathological Society

  20. Infectious Chocolate Joy with a Side of Poissonian Statistics: An activity connecting life science students with subtle physics concepts

    Infectious Chocolate Joy with a Side of Poissonian Statistics: An activity connecting life science students with subtle physics concepts

    2019-01-04 17:14:21 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Eric T. Holland, Greg Manley, Tamara Chiba, Rona Ramos, Simon Mochrie, Jennifer Frederick | doi:10.25334/Q4Q43C

    Lesson on what it means for biological processes to be Poissonian, published in CourseSource