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Tags: genetics

Teaching Materials (1-20 of 32)

  1. The Ames Test

    08 Jan 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nathan Goodson-Gregg, Elizabeth A. De Stasio

    Introduction to the Ames Test, published as GSA Learning Resource

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/987/?v=2

  2. Understanding Eukaryotic Genes modules: Glossary of terms

    25 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meg Laakso1, Carina Howell2, Cathy Silver Key3, Leocadia Paliulis4, Maria S Santisteban5, Chiyedza Small6, Joyce Stamm7, Elena Gracheva8

    1. Eastern University 2. Lock Haven University 3. North Carolina Central University 4. Bucknell University 5. UNC at Pembroke 6. Medgar Evers College CUNY 7. University of Evansville 8. Washington University in St. Louis

    This glossary defines the key terms that are used in the Understanding Eukaryotic Genes modules.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1995/?v=1

  3. Module 6: Alternative Splicing

    25 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Leocadia Paliulis1, Anne Rosenwald2

    1. Bucknell University 2. Georgetown University

    This module explores how multiple different mRNAs and polypeptides can be encoded by the same gene. After completing this module students will be able to explain how alternative splicing of a gene...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1994/?v=1

  4. Module 5: The Need for an Open Reading Frame

    25 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Carina Howell1, Leocadia Paliulis2, Anne Rosenwald3

    1. Lock Haven University 2. Bucknell University 3. Georgetown University

    In this module, students will learn to identify the open reading frames for a given gene, and define the phases of the splice donor and acceptor sites.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1993/?v=1

  5. Module 4: Removal of Introns from pre-mRNA by Splicing

    25 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Meg Laakso1, Anne Rosenwald2

    1. Eastern University 2. Georgetown University

    In this module, students will learn to identify splice donor and acceptor sites that are best supported by RNA-Seq data, and use the canonical splice donor and splice acceptor sequences to identify...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1992/?v=1

  6. Module 3: Transcription, Part II: What Happens to the Initial Transcript Made by RNA pol II?

    25 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cathy Silver Key1, Chiyedza Small2, Laura Reed3

    1. North Carolina Central University 2. Medgar Evers College CUNY 3. The University of Alabama

    This module teaches about the three key steps that are involved in converting the pre-mRNA into a mature mRNA: 1) The addition of a 5’ cap, 2) The addition of a 3’ poly(A) tail, 3) The removal of...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1991/?v=1

  7. Module 1: Introduction to the Genome Browser: What is a Gene?

    25 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Joyce Stamm1, Jennifer Kennell2, Wilson Leung3, Leocadia Paliulis4, Srebrenka Robic5, Anne Rosenwald6

    1. University of Evansville 2. Vassar College 3. Washington University in St. Louis 4. Bucknell University 5. Agnes Scott College 6. Georgetown University

    This lesson introduces the University of California Santa Cruz genome browser to students, walking them through some of the key features so that it can be used for analysis of gene structure.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1989/?v=1

  8. GEA Introductory lesson on BLAST

    25 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Justin DiAngelo1, Alexis Nagengast2, Wilson Leung3, Douglas L Chalker3

    1. Penn State Berks 2. Widener University 3. Washington University in St. Louis

    The "Introduction to BLAST using Human Leptin" exercise aims to introduce students to the use of the Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) to identify related sequences and compare similarity...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1987/?v=1

  9. CRISPR Gene Editing: Designing the gRNA and Donor Template

    15 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laurel Lorenz

    Princeton

    In this adaptation, students learn how CRISPR/Cas9 is used in bacterial immunity and gene editing. Students create both a gRNA target and a donor template to edit a gene. Mutations can be from the...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1962/?v=1

  10. Exploring the Introduction of Genetic Variation by Random Mutation: Avida-Ed Lab Book Exercise 1

    17 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cory Kohn1, Amy Lark, Jim Smith2, Louise Mead3, Robert T Pennock2, Wendy Johnson

    1. Keck Science Department, The Claremont Colleges 2. Michigan State University 3. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action

    An introductory activity introducing the role of random mutation in generating genetic variation using the Avida-ED simulation.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1840/?v=1

  11. A Curious Display

    28 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret Waterman1, Brandon Call, Sandi Connelly2, Kristin Jenkins3, Sam Catherine Johnston4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5, Viet Le6, Hayley Orndorf7, Melissa Skyer8, Barbara Spiecker9

    1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. Rochester Institute Of Technology 3. BioQUEST 4. CAST Inc. 5. Montgomery College 6. Rochester Institute of Technology 7. University of Pittsburgh 8. National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology 9. Oregon State University

    Case study on genetically modified organisms

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1452/?v=1

  12. Intro videos and terminology for GMOs, Transcription, Translation

    28 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sandi Connelly

    Rochester Institute Of Technology

    Compiled resources around GMOs and protein production including vocabulary, animations, videos, and games

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1446/?v=1

  13. REMNet Tutorial, R Part 5: Normalizing Microbiome Data in R 5.2.19

    28 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Joyner

    CUNY Brooklyn College

    Video on normalizing microbiome data from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1314/?v=1

  14. For Sale: Iceland's Genetic History

    03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Oksana Hlodan

    Lesson on Iceland's genetic history, published in AIBS

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/995/?v=1

  15. Finding Selection in All the Right Places

    03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Juliet F. K. Noor, Mohamed A. F. Noor

    Lab introducing students to evolutionary genetics using bioinformatics and biocuration, published as GSA Learning Resource

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/994/?v=1

  16. The Ames Test

    03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nathan Goodson-Gregg, Elizabeth A. De Stasio

    Introduction to the Ames Test, published as GSA Learning Resource

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/987/?v=1

  17. A Structured Inquiry Approach to Cotyledon Phenotyping

    20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan L Van Etten

    Pennsylvania State University

    In this lab, students will work with messy data to try to answer the question “How do plants inherit cotyledon color?”

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/968/?v=1

  18. Joel E. Greengiant Learns About Peas: From Nucleotides to Selection

    23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Merle Heidemann1, Peter J.T. White1, Jim Smith1

    Michigan State University

    This case study follows purveyors of peas, Joel E. and Jolene Greengiant, as they learn about the origin, biochemistry, genetics and eventual artificial selection of sweet (wrinkled) peas, all in...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/845/?v=1

  19. Chi-Square analysis of two point test cross data

    22 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Bob Sheehy

    Radford University

    This flash tutorial simulates analysis of a 2 point test cross and will walk you through the analysis of two hypothetical traits.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/746/?v=1

  20. Math Bench Probability and Statistics: Mice with Fangs - Intro to Punnett Squares

    21 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaci Thompson1, Karen Nelson1

    University of Maryland

    This is an online activity that provides an introduction to Punnett squares as a tool for visualizing genetic inheritance. The ratios of possible genotypes and phenotypes in offspring are...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/744/?v=1