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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. Lotka-Volterra, the logistic equation, and Isle Royale

    30 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Stephen Malcolm

    Students work through the basic Lotka-Volterra predator prey model using an example in which the prey exhibit density independence.  Students then incorporate density dependence of prey items using several different features of Populus.

  4. Luria-Delbruck

    14 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Tony Weisstein, John R Jungck, Doug Green

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/777These two workbooks model the evolution of phage resistance in a bacterial population under two alternative hypotheses. Under the hypothesis of acquired immunity, mutation...

  5. Map Your Hazards

    20 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Brittany Brand, Melissa Schlegel, Pamela McMullin-Messier

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: http://qubeshub.org/publications/292This interdisciplinary module allows students to understand societal impacts that result from natural hazards and gain insight into how our knowledge and perspectives of the world shape how we...

  6. Marriage age model ODD

    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/869This is a supplemental resource from Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: a practical introduction By Railsback and Grimm (2012). This is an...

  7. Math Bench Probability and Statistics: Basic Rules of Probability

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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/741This is an online activity that explains basic concepts of probability. Some concepts introduced include when to add or multiply probabilities, and independent and...

  8. Math Bench Probability and Statistics: Mice with Fangs - Intro to Punnett Squares

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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/744This is an online activity that provides an introduction to Punnett squares as a tool for visualizing genetic inheritance. The ratios of possible genotypes and phenotypes...

  9. MathBench Biology Modules

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson, Gili Marbach-Ad, Michael Keller, William F. Fagan, Patricia A. Shields

    Modules designed to help students understand the math behind the material learned in introductory ecology courses. 

  10. Mathematical models and theorems

    01 Feb 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Winfried Just

    In this module we introduce and compare various types of deterministic and stochastic mathematical models of disease transmission. We then illustrate how one can derive predictions of these models in the form of mathematical theorems.Level: Advanced undergraduate and graduate students of...

  11. Mathematics for Biologists Problem Workbook

    27 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Juergen Gerlach

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/748This is a workbook of solved problems created by Dr. Juergen Gerlach at Radford University, for  students in Math 119 - Mathematics for Biologists.   He is...

  12. Mathematics for the Life Sciences

    24 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Erin N. Bodine, Suzanne Lenhart, Lou Gross

    From source site: "This website is designed to provide a variety of information about the text Mathematics for the Life Sciences. It provides some material that supplements the presentations in the text, and will be the primary method used by the authors to pass on new material related...

  13. Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Jana Eggleston, Stephanie Renee Campau, Farshid Ahrestani, Holly D Gaff

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/868Biodiversity has been shown to be a good measure of the health of the planet system (McGrady-Steed et al. 1997). The more species and genetic diversity, the more stable the...

  14. Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Squared Statistics

    03 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Anne Brokaw, Michelle Garber-Talamo

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/341In this classroom activity, students are introduced to the genetics of sickle cell disease by a short film The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection in Humans . A classroom handout...

  15. Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Squared Statistics

    03 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Anne Brokaw, Michelle Garber-Talamo

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/341In this classroom activity, students are introduced to the genetics of sickle cell disease by a short film The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection in Humans . A classroom handout...

  16. Mentoring Undergraduate Research Projects in Mathematical Biology

    21 Oct 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Timothy Comar

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/255For several years, we have been mentoring undergraduate research projects in the areas of the dynamics of impulsive differential equation models for pest management and epidemiology and the...

  17. Michaelis-Menten Enzyme Kinetics

    14 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Tony Weisstein

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/778In this simulation equations used in enzyme kinetics (Michaelis-Menten, Eadie-Hofstee, Dixon, and Lineweaver-Burk) are modeled under various conditions. The equations are...

  18. Modeling Crop Rotation with Discrete Mathematics

    11 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Jennifer Lorraine Cartier, Kellen Myers, Victoria Ferguson, Yekaterina Voskoboynik

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/864Module Summary: The production of crops is essential to human life. Producing these crops, however, comes with it a cost to the environment. The commonly used agricultural...

  19. Modeling Infectious Disease through Contact Networks

    25 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): Todd Graham, Claire Seibold, Rebecca Driessen, Hannah Lea Callender

    This poster was presented at the University of Portland's Summer Research Symposium on November 9, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. The poster is aimed at readers with little or no background in modeling infectious diseases. The contents provide a brief overview of modeling infectious diseases on...

  20. Modeling: A Primer - The crafty art of making, exploring, extending, transforming, tweaking, bending, disassembling, questioning, and breaking models

    26 Feb 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): William Wimsatt, Jeff Schank

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/346Explore how to use, analyze, and criticize some important and historically influential models in biology in this text only module.