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  1. (Online) Figure of the Week: Skills for Interpreting Comparative Genomics Figures

    18 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Robert E Furrow

    University of California, Davis

    Students use their number sense to make observations and explain or guess at patterns shown, discussing in a weekly online Q&A forum.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1937/?v=1

  2. 21st Century STEM Workforce Skills

    22 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1

    Central Michigan University

    This activity includes a leadership assessment and associated exercise to encourage the development of 21st Century STEM Skills.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1777/?v=1

  3. 3D breast cancer tissue reconstruction

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

    By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Kerri-Ann Norton2

    1. Radford University 2. Johns Hopkins University

    This module allows students to follow a researcher as she discovers new features of breast cancer tissue architecture, using 3D reconstructions of histological specimens.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/543/?v=1

  4. 3D breast cancer tissue reconstruction

    17 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jeremy M Wojdak1, Kerri-Ann Norton2

    1. Radford University 2. Johns Hopkins University

    This module allows students to follow a researcher as she discovers new features of breast cancer tissue architecture, using 3D reconstructions of histological specimens.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/543/?v=2

  5. 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

  6. A Fun Introductory Command Line Exercise: Next Generation Sequencing Quality Analysis with Emoji!

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

    By Rachael St. Jacques1, Max Maza1, Sabrina Robertson2, Guoqing Lu3, Andrew Lonsdale4, Ray A Enke5

    1. Department of Biology, James Madison University 2. Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 3. Department of Biology and School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, University of Nebraska Omaha 4. ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls, Melbourne University 5. James Madison University

    This resource is a fun computer-based intro to command line programming. The activity takes FASTQ NGS data files and runs a fun program called FASTQE.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1092/?v=1

  7. A Fun Introductory Command Line Exercise: Next Generation Sequencing Quality Analysis with Emoji!

    07 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rachael St. Jacques1, Max Maza1, Sabrina Robertson2, Guoqing Lu3, Andrew Lonsdale4, Ray A Enke5

    1. Department of Biology, James Madison University 2. Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 3. Department of Biology and School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, University of Nebraska Omaha 4. ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls, Melbourne University 5. James Madison University

    This resource is a fun computer-based intro to command line programming. The activity takes FASTQ NGS data files and runs a fun program called FASTQE.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1092/?v=2

  8. A Growing Concern: Sustaining Soil Resources through Local Decision Making

    11 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah Fortner1, Martha Murphy2, Hannah Scherer3

    1. Wittenberg University 2. Santa Rosa Junior College 3. Virginia Tech

    This module addresses this need by providing students the opportunity to examine the differences between intensively managed agricultural landscapes (e.g. grazelands, conventional tillage) and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/291/?v=1

  9. A Hands-on Introduction to Hidden Markov Models

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

    By Tony Weisstein1, Elena Gracheva2, Zane Goodwin2, Zongtai Qi2, Wilson Leung2, Christopher D. Shaffer2, Sarah C.R. Elgin2

    1. Truman State University 2. Washington University in St. Louis

    A lesson in which students will understand the basic structure of an HMM, the types of data used in ab initio gene prediction, and its consequent limitations.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/999/?v=1

  10. A Letter to a Young Scientist: Prompting Students To Reflect On And Recognize Their Own Growth As Scientists

    04 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stephanie Conant1, Tom D'Elia2, Arturo Diaz3, Denise L Monti4, Richard Pollenz5, Vassie Ware6, Viknesh Sivanathan7

    1. University of Detroit Mercy 2. Indian River State College 3. La Sierra University 4. University of Alabama at Birmingham 5. University of South Florida 6. Lehigh University 7. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    This activity is designed to prompt students to reflect on and recognize their own growth as scientists and, consequently, may help develop student self-efficacy and science identity.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2037/?v=1

  11. A Pipeline in Paradise

    03 Apr 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Victoria Schneider

    I incorporated fracking into the case study instead of just focusing on building a pipeline, which allowed us to discuss fracking with this case study.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/439/?v=1

  12. A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology

    11 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Karen Cangialosi

    Keene State College

    A Student's Guide to Tropical Marine Biology was curated and written entirely by students, and mostly edited by students at Keene State College that were enrolled in the course taught by Dr. Karen...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1507/?v=1

  13. A tale of two globins: hemoglobin and myoglobin and oxygen transport

    13 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alice Tarun

    St. Lawrence University

    Hemoglobin and myoglobin are two related proteins important in oxygen binding and transport to cells. However, unlike myoglobin, hemoglobin exhibits positive cooperativity in oxygen binding. Oxygen...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1917/?v=1

  14. A Tough Choice in Watershed Management

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

    By Ann E Russell

    Iowa State University

    In this Team-based activity, students work in teams, playing the role of natural resource managers who must decide in which region to invest limited funding for nutrient reduction in streams....

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1826/?v=1

  15. A Walk Through the Woods

    09 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jerome Chave1, David Coomes2, Steven Jansen3, Simon Lewis4, Nathan Swenson5, Amy Zanne6, Gaby Lopez-Gonzales7, J Ilic, RB Miller8, MC Wiemann9, Samantha Swauger10

    1. The Academy of Europe 2. Cambridge University 3. Ulm University 4. University College London 5. University of Maryland 6. The George Washington University 7. University of Leeds 8. University of California, Berkeley 9. University of Florida 10. DryadLab

    Data driven curriculum module from Dryad Digital Repository

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/274/?v=1

  16. Adaptation of Investigating human impacts on stream ecology: locally and nationally

    10 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Catherine Sughrue Etter

    Cape Cod Community College

    TIEE Module- How does nutrient pollution impact stream ecosystems locally and nationally?

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1294/?v=1

  17. Adaptation of Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure to a Non-Major’s Ecology Course

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

    By John Howard Starnes

    Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College

    In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/975/?v=1

  18. Adapting InTeGrate Materials for Online Courses

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

    By Tara Holmberg

    Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    As part of my second mentoring of the InTeGrate FMN for QUBES, I chose to focus on my conversion of several resources to an online course format.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/745/?v=1

  19. Adler QUBES Resource DIBS Genetics and Race

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

    By Jacob Adler

    Brescia University

    Teaching notes and Presentation with Discussion Questions and Summative Assessment Data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1871/?v=1

  20. Allele and Phenotype Frequencies in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations

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

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    A lesson that uses real rock pocket mouse data collected by Dr. Michael Nachman and his colleagues to illustrate the Hardy-Weinberg principle.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/340/?v=1