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11 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Claudia Neuhauser1, David Phillip Schladt2
1. University of Houston 2. University of Minnesota
Numbers Count Excel resource
09 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Claudia Neuhauser
University of Houston
A Numbers Count statistics diagram
An introduction to the basics of unit conversions.
Lesson VII - Synteny
08 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gaurav Arora1, Anne Rosenwald2, Vinayak Mathur3
1. Gallaudet University 2. Georgetown University 3. Cabrini University
The lesson teaches about synteny or the order of genes along a chromosome, which is useful for looking at orthologous genes between two species or strains.
Electrical and chemical communication in the nervous system
31 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Patrick Cafferty
This activity guides students through an online tutorial to examine the electrical and chemical communication of neurons.
REMNet Tutorial, R Part 3: Creating Alpha Diversity Plots in R 5.2.19
28 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Joyner
CUNY Brooklyn College
Video on creating alpha diversity plots in R from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
REMNet Tutorial, R Part 1: Getting Started in R with Microbiome Data 5.3.19
Video on the basics of R software from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
REMNet Tutorial, Excel Part 6: Making Microbiome Column Charts 5.3.19
By Jimiane Ashe
Video on creating column charts in Excel from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
REMNet Tutorial, Excel Part 3: Organizing Your Microbiome Data 5.3.19
Video on organizing microbiome using Excel from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
REMNet: Online Resources 5.3.19
By Jimiane Ashe, Theodore Muth1
Video on online resources for studying microbiomes from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
Population Ecology in Swirl: Estimating Population Sizes
26 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Mary E McWhirt, Emily Weigel1
Georgia Institute of Technology
The students will learn to estimate population sizes and consider assumptions of mathematical models and their applicability to the ecology of an organism/population
Biobyte 4 - The role of data science principles and practices in undergraduate biology
15 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
This short activity was an effort to launch a community conversation around the interface of data science principles and practices and undergraduate biology education. A variety of resources,...
Summer 2019 Biobytes
14 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This series includes the four Biobytes that were piloted at the 2019 BioQUEST / QUBES Summer Workshop titled, “Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science”.
Biobyte 3 - Lab reports as reproducible research
By Sam S Donovan1, Drew LaMar2
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. College of William and Mary
This short activity introduces a discussion of reproducibility in scientific research and ways that we might address these ideas with undergraduates. There is an opportunity to use a prototype...
Biobyte 2 - Exploratory data analysis
This short activity can be used to introduce the concept of exploratory data analysis and get participants to think about how this data science strategy is complementary to having students...
Biobyte 1 - Where are we in the data science landscape?
06 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This short activity can be used to introduce the NAS Data Science For Undergraduates report's definition of data acumen and engage participants in a self assessment of how they connect with those...
Malawian Aquaculture Pond Ecosystem Challenge
24 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Coyle
This case study challenges students to design a pond that will provide supplemental food security to a rural Malawian village. In the process they apply concepts of primary and secondary...
Mosquito Invasion! A Lotka-Volterra Competition Case Study
In this instructor-led interrupted case study, students practice interpreting Lotka-Volterra competition model parameters using data on an invasive and native mosquito species.
Regulación de expresión génica y adipogénesis por PPAR-γ
09 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo
University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras
En ésta actividad de dibujo / coloreado los estudiantes aprenderán sobre los diferentes componentes involucrados en la regulación de la activación de PPAR-γ, un factor de transcripción que juega un...
Natural Selection in Humans
01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
This film explores the evolutionary connection between an infectious disease, malaria, and a genetic condition, sickle cell anemia.