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  1. Exploring random regular graphs with IONTW

    10 May 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Winfried Just, Hannah Lea Callender, Drew LaMar

    In this module we introduce and explore the structure of random regular graphs. Moreover, we compare the predictions of SIR-models on random regular contact networks with the predictions of corresponding models on Erdős-Rényi networks.Level: Undergraduate students of biology or...

  2. Exploring the Lotka-Volterra Competition Model using Two Species of Parasitoid Wasps

    25 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Christopher W. Beck, Judy A. Guinan, Lawrence S. Blumer, Robert W. Matthews

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/270Laboratory exercise in which students collect data on parasitoid wasps and fit Lotka-Volterra competition models.  The authors' abstract:"In this investigation,...

  3. Exploring the Population Dynamics of Wintering Bald Eagles Through Long-Term Data

    23 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Julie Beckstead, Alexandra Lagasse, Scott Robinson

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/265The Ecological QuestionHow does a bald eagle population change over time at a winter migratory stopover and which factors influence its abundance?This activity has two different aspects to...

  4. Ferns are Everywhere

    24 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Claudia Neuhauser

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/753Using spatial fern population data in hypothesis testing

  5. Free Introduction to Python for Data Science Course at DataCamp

    06 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Drew LaMar

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/915Python is a general-purpose programming language that is becoming more and more popular for doing data science. Companies worldwide are using Python to harvest insights from...

  6. Free Introduction to R Course at DataCamp

    06 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Drew LaMar

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/914In this introduction to R, you will master the basics of this beautiful open source language, including factors, lists and data frames. With the knowledge gained in this...

  7. Global Temperature Change in the 21st Century

    23 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Daniel R. Taub, Gillian S. Graham

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/263The Ecological QuestionHow might global temperature change during the 21st century?  How might these changes vary geographically, seasonally, and depending upon future human...

  8. Human Genetic Variation: A Flipped Exercise in Cultural Competency

    15 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Shoumita Dasgupta, Katherine Larabee Tuttle

    "This interactive case discussion was created to emphasize the clinical relevance of population genetics, but is also a suitable resource for teaching the basic principles of population genetics while relating them to human genetic variation. Our understanding of human genetic variation has...

  9. Integrating student research projects into mathematical biology courses

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Elissa Schwartz

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/256Interdisciplinary mathematical biology courses have particular challenges. Specific teaching methods are necessary in order to engage students with varying levels of competency in mathematics...

  10. Interactions Between Water, Earth's Surface, and Human Activity

    24 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Sue Debari, Kyle Gray, Julie Monet

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/288This module focuses on water and its importance to humans using Google Earth images of stream profiles in different climates, and with real river flooding data sets.  

  11. Introduction to Genome Browser: What is a Gene?

    21 Feb 2018 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Joyce Stamm

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/850 Genes encode information that our cells use to carry out their functions. In particular,...

  12. Introduction to Mathematical Modeling in Biotechnology, Cell Biology, and Physiology

    27 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Borbala Mazzag, Kamila Larripa

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/906DescriptionThe course is a mathematical and computational exploration of five diverse areas of biology: human locomotion, gene sequence analysis, signal transduction...

  13. Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes

    07 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Hossein Pishro-Nik

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/896Check out the textbook called Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes by Hossein Pishro-Nik. From the website: "It is an open access...

  14. Introduction to Quantitative Biology - Fall 2014 Syllabus

    05 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Drew LaMar

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/240This course will be an overview of the mathematical tools used in quantitative analysis and modeling of biological systems. The goal is to develop quantitative reasoning skills through the...

  15. Introductory Science and Mathematics Education for 21st-Century Biologists

    24 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): William Bialek, David Botstein

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/830Article abstract:  "Galileo wrote that “the book of nature is written in the language of mathematics”; his quantitative approach to understanding the...

  16. Investigating the Footprint of Climate Change on Phenology and Ecological Interactions in North-Central North America

    23 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Kellen M. Calinger

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/267The Ecological QuestionHave long-term temperatures changed throughout Ohio? How will these temperature changes impact plant and animal phenology, ecological interactions, and, as a result,...

  17. IQS 2.0: A Modularized Integrated Math and Science Course

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Lester Caudill

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/252For the past several years, the University of Richmond has offered an Integrated Quantitative Science (IQS) course, integrating introductory courses in five math and science disciplines, to...

  18. Joel E. Greengiant Learns About Peas: From Nucleotides to Selection

    17 Jun 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Merle Heidemann, Peter J.T. White, Jim Smith

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/845This case study follows purveyors of peas, Joel E. and Jolene Greengiant, as they learn about the origin, biochemistry, genetics and eventual artificial selection of sweet...

  19. Linked Genes and Recombination: Advanced Punnett Squares

    12 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Dr. Kaci Thompson, Dr. Karen Nelson

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/743An online module in which students learn about more difficult genetics problems, including linked genes and crossing over. Quantitatively students learn about marginal...

  20. List of models in which observed patterns are Important

    02 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Steven F Railsback, Volker Grimm

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/876Supplemental material for Chapter 18 of Agent-Based and Individual-Based Modeling: A practical introduction by Railsback and Grimm (2012).   This is a list of...