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  1. Cell Biology by the Numbers

    21 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/819Vignettes that reveal how numbers serve as a sixth sense to understanding our cells.Sample figures:[[Slider(105-f3-ViralMeasuringTape-13.png,...

  2. Ch 11 Genetics and Statistics (Chi Square)

    19 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    A PowerPoint slideshow which informs the viewer of  the purposes of chi square.  The PowerPoint includes  definitions of relevant terms,  step-by-step procedures for calculating chi square, and questions for individual thoughts.  The slides support one example...

  3. Characterizing the Quantitative Biology Curricula from Institutions Across the United States

    29 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/236Due to the increasingly quantitative nature of the biological sciences, many schools now offer majors in mathematical biology. As this is a new major, there is no standard for how the program...

  4. Characterizing the Quantitative Biology Curricula from Institutions Across the United States

    29 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/236Due to the increasingly quantitative nature of the biological sciences, many schools now offer majors in mathematical biology. As this is a new major, there is no standard for how the program...

  5. Chi-Square Test video

    12 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This 12-minute video describes what a chi-square analysis is and illustrates 3 examples of how to perform one, increasing in complexity. The video starts with the classic example of a coin toss, then rolling die, and finally, with  realistic ecological...

  6. Chi-Square Test video

    12 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This 12-minute video describes what a chi-square analysis is and illustrates 3 examples of how to perform one, increasing in complexity. The video starts with the classic example of a coin toss, then rolling die, and finally, with  realistic ecological...

  7. Confronting the challenges of bringing research data into undergraduate classrooms using online faculty mentoring networks

    07 Nov 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/327Using ecological research data in undergraduate courses has many potential benefits for student learning.  Students gain knowledge of ecological concepts, increased understanding of the...

  8. Cookbook for R

    10 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/780The goal of the cookbook is to provide solutions to common tasks and problems in analyzing data.

  9. Counting the Forest and the Trees: Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) is a tool for Vision and Change

    27 Jul 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/228/Vision and Change stressed the importance of quantitative skills for the future of science in the United States. In response to this plea, biologists and mathematicians came together to...

  10. Course materials for computational genomics using R

    19 Nov 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/907The R code and data are deposited at Github: https://github.com/hongqin/RCompBio 

  11. Data Analysis for the Life Sciences

    25 Sep 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/841An online stats book written completely in R!From the authors:"Data analysis is now part of practically every research project in the life sciences. In this...

  12. Data Nuggets - Bringing Real Data into the Classroom to Unearth Students' Quantitative & Inquiry Skills

    22 Jan 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    Data Nuggets are narratives about real research, featuring the principal scientist, that include data students can analyze.   Right now they are aimed at K-12 students, but many topics covered are taught in college courses, and there is no limit to what mathematical or statistical concepts...

  13. DataONE Module 01: Why Data Management?

    03 Jan 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/911Trends in data collection, storage and loss, the importance and benefits of data management, and an introduction to the data life cycle.Slides (PPTX)One page...

  14. DataONE Module 02: Data Sharing

    02 Jan 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/909Data sharing in the context of the data life cycle, the value of sharing data, concerns about sharing data, and methods and best practices for sharing data.Slides...

  15. DataONE Module 03: Data Management Planning

    03 Jan 2016 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/910Benefits of a data management plan (DMP), DMP components, tools for creating a DMP, NSF DMP information, and a sample DMP.Slides (PPTX)One page handout...

  16. Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Faculty Mentoring Networks: A Model for Promoting Faculty Teaching Scholarship

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/199NGSS, AP Biology, and Vision & Change all highlight the importance of quantitative skills to understanding biology. The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES,...

  17. Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Faculty Mentoring Networks: A Model for Promoting Faculty Teaching Scholarship

    06 Apr 2017 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/199NGSS, AP Biology, and Vision & Change all highlight the importance of quantitative skills to understanding biology. The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES,...

  18. Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors?

    06 Feb 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material | Contributor(s): David Donoho

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/890https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wU5XkhUGzBs

  19. Drivers of Avian Local Species Richness: Continental-Scale Gradients, Regional Landscape, or Local Land Cover?

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/269An ecology laboratory focusing upon the concept of species richness and its study.From the module:  Students learn how to test hypotheses related to the local, regional, and continental...

  20. E. coli Citrate Use

    24 Aug 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/357Bacteria are excellent model organisms for studying evolution.  They are easy to grow, maintain, and handle under very controlled conditions.  Even more importantly for evolution...