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  1. Complete Set of Lessons

    Complete Set of Lessons

    2019-10-23 15:16:23 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anne Rosenwald, Gaurav Arora, Vinayak Mathur | doi:10.25334/E4GQ-2S85

    The Genome Solver Project began as a way to teach faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics - no coding or scripting. These Lessons also work well in the undergraduate classroom, culminating with an authentic community research project.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 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...

  9. 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

  10. Homologous chromosomes? Exploring human sex chromosomes, sex determination and sex reversal using bioinformatics approaches

    Homologous chromosomes? Exploring human sex chromosomes, sex determination and sex reversal using bioinformatics approaches

    2019-01-04 16:37:59 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kelsey Metzger | doi:10.25334/Q4TT7Q

    In this four- part guided activity, students will learn about the structure and function of human autosomal and sex chromosomes, view and interpret gene maps, and gain familiarity with basic bioinformatics resources and data through use of the...

  11. Finding Selection in All the Right Places

    Finding Selection in All the Right Places

    2019-01-03 17:33:32 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Juliet F. K. Noor, Mohamed A. F. Noor | doi:10.25334/Q4NB12

    Lab introducing students to evolutionary genetics using bioinformatics and biocuration, published as GSA Learning Resource

  12. Colon Cancer: A Case of Genetic Bad Luck

    Colon Cancer: A Case of Genetic Bad Luck

    2019-01-03 16:43:30 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Anne M. Casper | doi:10.25334/Q4WT7B

    Case study developed for an introductory genetics class published in the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

  13. Bioinformatics / Neuroinformatics

    Bioinformatics / Neuroinformatics

    2019-01-03 16:18:23 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): William Grisham | doi:10.25334/Q45B1Q

    This module is a computer-based introduction to bioinformatics resources.  This easy-to-adopt module weaves together several important bioinformatic tools so students can grasp how each is used in answering research questions. Published in CBE-LSE

  14. Bioinformatics: An Interactive Introduction to NCBI

    Bioinformatics: An Interactive Introduction to NCBI

    2019-01-03 16:03:45 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Seth Bordenstein | doi:10.25334/Q4915C

    Modules showing how the NCBI database classifies and organizes information on DNA sequences, evolutionary relationships, and scientific publications. And a module working to identify a nucleotide sequence from an insect endosymbiont by using BLAST

  15. Behavioral Genetics: Investigating the genes of a complex phenotype in fruit flies

    Behavioral Genetics: Investigating the genes of a complex phenotype in fruit flies

    2019-01-03 15:35:12 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Craig E. Stanley, Jr., Charles Hadley S. King, IV, Michelle Thornton, Rob J. Kulathinal | doi:10.25334/Q4DT70

    Introductory genetics laboratory published as GSA Learning Resource

  16. The Ames Test

    The Ames Test

    2019-01-03 15:23:38 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nathan Goodson-Gregg, Elizabeth A. De Stasio | doi:10.25334/Q4JH9W

    Introduction to the Ames Test, published as GSA Learning Resource

  17. BSL-4: Authorized Personnel Only

    BSL-4: Authorized Personnel Only

    2018-09-24 14:48:29 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nicole Anthony | doi:10.25334/Q4QX52

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science resource on the 2014 Ebola epidemic. This resource is also included in the NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection

  18. Using DNA Subway to Analyze Sequence Relationships

    Using DNA Subway to Analyze Sequence Relationships

    2018-05-30 14:32:27 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jason Williams, Ray A. Enke, Oliver Hyman, Emily Lescak, Sam S Donovan, William Tapprich, Elizabeth F Ryder | doi:10.25334/Q4J111

    This is a bioinformatics exercise using the DNA Subway Blue Line, a user-friendly pipeline of bioinformatics tools, to analyze a collection of mosquito DNA bar-code sequences.

  19. DNA Subway Learning Resources

    DNA Subway Learning Resources

    2017-10-18 16:08:06 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jason Williams | doi:10.25334/Q45D5X

    DNA Subway is a NIBLSE Recommended resource. This is a collection of learning resources associated with DNA Subway.

  20. Exploring HIV Evolution

    Exploring HIV Evolution

    2017-06-05 20:10:58 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sam S Donovan, Tony Weisstein

    In this activity you will study aspects of sequence evolution by working with a set of HIV sequence data from 15 different subjects (Markham, et al., 1998). You will first learn about the dataset, then study the possible sources of HIV for these...