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  1. Exploring Disease Transmission on Networks with NetLogo

    10 May 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

  2. Pre-Health Students' Attitudes towards the Relative Importance of Biology and Statistics for their Preparation for Professional School

    07 May 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/235During a recent review of the MCAT exam, the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) surveyed medical school faculty to determine the relative importance of basic science and...

  3. 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...

  4. A very basic tutorial for performing linear mixed effects analyses: Tutorial 2

    24 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/833This tutorial serves as a quick boot camp to jump-start your own analyses with linear mixed effects models. This text is different from other introductions by being decidedly...

  5. Linear models and linear mixed effects models in R: Tutorial 1

    24 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/832Linear models and linear mixed models are an impressively powerful and flexible tool for understanding the world. This tutorial is the first of two tutorials that introduce...

  6. QUBES How-to: Make a New Group

    21 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated, view the Knowledge Base article here: https://qubeshub.org/kb/groups/newgroup

  7. QUBES How-to: Change Notification Settings

    21 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated, view the Knowledge Base article here: https://qubeshub.org/kb/misc/how-do-i-change-my-notification-settings

  8. QUBES How-to: Post on a Forum

    21 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated, view the Knowledge Base article here: https://qubeshub.org/kb/forums/how-to-post-to-a-forum

  9. QUBES How-to: Dashboard

    21 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated, view the Knowledge Base article here: https://qubeshub.org/kb/registration/dashboard

  10. The Effect of Instructor Communication on Student Perceptions of Mathematics in Biology

    19 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/237Student perceptions of the importance of mathematics in biology are context dependent. While students often view math as unnecessary to understanding biology, certain conditions can promote...

  11. T2R38 taste receptor polymorphisms underlie susceptibility to upper respiratory infection

    01 Apr 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/846Innate and adaptive defense mechanisms protect the respiratory system from attack by microbes. Here, we present evidence that the bitter taste receptor T2R38 regulates the...

  12. AIM-UP! GIS and bats lesson

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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/335This lesson introduces the use of GIS (geographic information systems) in the study of biological questions, using bats as the model organism. This activity requires access to GIS...

  13. AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson

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

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/334In this activity, students learn about ancient plant life and climate change by examining coal balls. In addition to the lesson itself, information is provided on where to purchase coal ball...

  14. QUBESHub How-to: Change Profile Information

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated, view the Knowledge Base article here: https://qubeshub.org/kb/registration/profile[[Video(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAG_pTJlmOE, width=600px, height=338px)]]

  15. Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/851An online journal focusing upon generally-applicable studies of cell biology. From the journal:  MBoC publishes research articles and essays that report...

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

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

    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...

  17. Quantitative Reasoning: Peer Review 16(3), 2014

    27 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/862In this issue of the journal Peer Review, the authors discuss the issues surrounding quantitative literacy. From the journal:...

  18. Modeling Infectious Disease through Contact Networks

    25 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    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...

  19. Taking a Second Look: Investigating Biology with Visual Datasets

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/831An article exploring the use of visual datasets as an educational aid for biology students. Article abstract:  Have you considered the use of biological...

  20. AIM-UP! (Advancing Integration of Museums into Undergraduate Programs)

    13 Mar 2015 | Teaching & Reference Material

    An NSF-funded Research Coordination Network, the goal of AIM-UP! is to bring museum archives and natural history collections to the forefront of biology education.  From the website:  "We are developing these themes through meetings, on-line discussions and workshops at scientific...