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Homologous chromosomes? Exploring human sex chromosomes, sex determination and sex reversal using bioinformatics approaches
04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kelsey Metzger
University of Minnesota, Rochester
In this four- part guided activity, students will learn about the structure and function of human autosomal and sex chromosomes, view and interpret gene maps, and gain familiarity with basic...
How do we do Bioinformatics?
13 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Barry Grant
University of California - San Diego
A description of the computational setup for “Foundations of Bioinformatics” (BGGN-213) See: http://thegrantlab.org/bggn213/
Investigating the footprint of climate change on phenology and ecological interactions in north-central North America
15 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Todd Levine1, Kellen Calinger2
1. Carroll University 2. Ohio State University
Practice module included in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) Volume 10
Java while loop demo, investment case
16 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Hong Qin
BigJava Chapter 6, UTC, CPSC1100 Fall 2017
Leaping Lemur Life History
20 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cindy Bennington
This interrupted case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) Life History chapter. Students practice calculating life history...
Liberating Data for Biodiversity Research
19 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Libby Ellwood1, Austin Mast2
1. iDigBio 2. Florida State University
The objectives of this exercise are to familiarize you with the information content of biodiversity specimens and their labels, the breadth of that information across geographic space and/or time.
11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
In this exercise students work in groups to design an agroecosystem to feed a Mars Colony while accounting for space and energy transfer limitations.
Nastic Movements in Plants
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces an osmotic model in the context of understanding plants' capability of rapidly adapting to changes in their environment. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Needleman - Wunsch Algorithm Exercise
03 Aug 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Michael Sierk
Saint Vincent College
This exercise is used in a sophomore-junior level bioinformatics course. The algorithm is introduced to the students who then complete the exercise.
Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE): Recent Activities
By William Morgan
The College of Wooster
Presentation on NIBLSE at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference
By Pedro Miura
University of Nevada, Reno
Using photoshop and illustrator from tif file to make a figure
Online exercise: Managing Prairie Dogs for Ferret Reintroduction: A Case Study
23 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tatiana Roth
Coppin State University
This data-driven ‘ferret reintroduction’ exercise, adapted from https://www.sesync.org/printpdf/2264, was developed for undergraduate students in an online non-majors biology course as a final...
Pain Medication Treatment Modeling Project
14 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ricardo Cortez
This classroom modeling project applies mathematical techniques to solve a problem related to drug dosage patterns. Suitable for high school or undergraduate students. Prerequisite: Calculus I.
Passion-Driven Statistics as a Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE)
13 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lisa Dierker
Session presentation on passion-driven, project-based experience in statistics at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Phototropism and Gravitropism: Quantifying Stem Curvature in Plants Introduction
This module introduces phototropism and gravitropism in the context of understanding how to quantify stem curvature of plants. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Plant Cell Expansion and Plant Hormones
This module introduces the cell enlargement model in the context of understanding plant hormones' effects. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Population Demography in Swirl
15 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Emily Weigel
Georgia Institute of Technology
The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.
Seed Dispersal, Mutualisms, and Communities
11 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jenny Hazlehurst1, HHMI BioInteractive
University of California Riverside
In this activity, students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to understanding the evolution of mutualisms, and how mutualistic...
Sequence Similarity in Developmental Biology - A Bioinformatics Exercise Using Myostatin
19 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Barbara Murdoch
Eastern Connecticut State University
This exercise leads upper level biology majors in an inquiry-based excursion to determine how similar the signaling molecule, myostatin, is between humans and mice, using a basic set of...
Sequence Similarity Resource Adaptation: Exploring Ebola Virus
16 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By William Tapprich
University of Nebraska-Omaha
This adaptation of the sequence similarity resource provides biology students with a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools. These concepts and tools are used to explore relationships...