Cheryl Y Bardales
Using Open-Source Bioinformatics and Visualization Tools to Explore the Structure and Function of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein
18 Mar 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Laura L. Listenberger1, Cassandra M. Joiner1, Cassidy R. Terrell*2
1. St. Olaf College 2. University of Minnesota
The relationship between protein structure and function is a foundational concept in undergraduate biochemistry. We find this theme is best presented with assignments that encourage exploration and...
01 Mar 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By John R Jungck1, Metehan Cebeci2
1. Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center at the University of Delaware 2. University of Delaware
Wenxiang diagrams illustrate protein helices as spirals on a plane and thus have the advantage overhelical wheels of being planar graphs. Wenxiang 3.0 extends the original version by adding...
Introduction to nucleotide sequence analysis and protein modeling in MEGA and PyMol using coronavirus SARS-CoV-2
03 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Maria Shumskaya1, Christopher Zambell1, Nicholas Lorusso2
1. Kean University 2. University of North Texas at Dallas
Introduction into computational approaches in phylogeny and protein modeling based on coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (caused COVID-19 pandemic). Two self-guided tutorials for standard lab classes of 2.5...
Margaret M Young
Using Bioinformatics and Molecular Visualization to Develop Student Hypotheses in a Malate Dehydrogenase Oriented CURE
14 Jan 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kevin P Callahan1, Tamara Mans2, Jing Zhang3, Ellis Bell4, Jessica Bell*4
1. St John Fisher College 2. North Hennepin Community College 3. University of Nebraska-Lincoln 4. University of San Diego
Developing student creativity and ability to develop a testable hypothesis represents a significant challenge in most laboratory courses. This lesson demonstrates how students use facets of...
Juliana Aparecida Santos
A 360˚ View of COVID-19
30 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nikolaos Tsotakos1, Victoria Del Gaizo Moore2, Lisa Z. Scheifele3, Michael J. Wolyniak4, Joseph W. Chihade5, Joseph J. Provost6, Jennifer A. Roecklein-Canfield*7
1. Penn State Harrisburg 2. Elon University 3. Loyola University Maryland 4. Hampden-Sydney College 5. Carleton College 6. University of San Diego 7. Simmons University
In March 2020, institutions underwent a massive transition to distance learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With so little time to devise new materials to maximize learning in the new...
By John R. Jungck1, Metehan Cebeci2
Single Cell Insights Into Cancer Transcriptomes: A Five-Part Single-Cell RNAseq Case Study Lesson
24 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Leigh Ann Samsa*1, Melissa Eslinger2, Adam Kleinschmit3, Amanda Solem4, Carlos C. Goller*1
1. North Carolina State University 2. United States Military Academy 3. University of Dubuque 4. Hastings College
There is a growing need for integration of “Big Data” into undergraduate biology curricula. Transcriptomics is one venue to examine biology from an informatics perspective. RNA sequencing has...
Renato Augusto Corrêa dos Santos
A CURE for <em>Salmonella</em>: A Laboratory Course in Pathogen Microbiology and Genomics
15 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sophie K. Jurgensen1, Joseph Harsh2, James B. Herrick*2
1. James Madison University, Louisiana State University 2. James Madison University
Rapid advances in genomics and bioinformatics, the vast amount of data generated by next-generation sequencing, and the penetration of the ‘-omics’ into many areas of biology have created a need...