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DNA and Knot Theory
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces knot theory in the context of understanding the packing of DNA. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Genes and Civil Liberties
04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Philip L. Bereano
University of Washington, Seattle
This lesson focuses on examining civil liberties issues as they relate to genetic research. Students can choose to represent an organization, real or fictional, that will report to a task force on...
Bioinformatics: An Interactive Introduction to NCBI
03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Seth Bordenstein
Marine Biological Laboratory
Modules showing how the NCBI database classifies and organizes information on DNA sequences, evolutionary relationships, and scientific publications. And a module working to identify a nucleotide...
The Ames Test
By Nathan Goodson-Gregg, Elizabeth A. De Stasio
Introduction to the Ames Test, published as GSA Learning Resource
11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tony Weisstein1, John R Jungck2
1. Truman State University 2. Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center at the University of Delaware
An Excel worksheet that simulates the molecular evolution of DNA sequences.
Jenelle J Anderson
Modifying HHMI Anole Resources: Using Image J to Quantify Ecomorphs and Tree-thinking to Explore Evolutionary Hypotheses
18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson
University of Richmond
I recombined the HHMI resources to have the students perform the image analysis from Virtual Lab 1 in Image J and explore the evolutionary principles in the Lizard Phenology modules
Lizard Evolution Series Collection
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
The species of Anolis lizards of the Caribbean provide a living example of evolution and speciation.