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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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...
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
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...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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...
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