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  1. Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

    22 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah Prescott

    BioQUEST - Executive Director / UNH - Assoc. Prof.

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. This pre-lesson introduces the BLAST tool.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2755/?v=1

  2. Pre-lesson: Introduction to BLAST

    22 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah Prescott

    BioQUEST - Executive Director / UNH - Assoc. Prof.

    Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. This pre-lesson introduces the BLAST tool.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2754/?v=1

  3. Reading and Discussing Popular Media to Increase SEA-PHAGES Student Engagement

    16 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Allison A Johnson, Daniel Eric Westholm, Nathan s Reyna1

    Ouachita Baptist Univeristy

    This module introduces ways for students to connect their SEA-PHAGES work and real life medical trials with events presented in Arrowsmith, Sinclair Lewis’s 1925 Pulitzer prize winning novel on...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2751/?v=1

  4. Phage Comparative Genomics Lab Manual

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andrew Kapinos1, Canela Torres2, Amanda Freise2

    1. University of California, San Diego 2. University of California, Los Angeles

    A lab manual containing detailed instructions for several bioinformatics tools (dot plots, Phamerator maps, phylogenetic trees, and gene content similarity), all of which enable students to perform...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2745/?v=1

  5. Applying phylogenetic tree building in MEGA X to forensic applications for identifying unknown specimens

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Nicholas Lorusso1, Denise Gemmellaro2

    1. University of North Texas at Dallas 2. Kean University

    This exercise is designed to guide a learner through the construction of phylogenetic trees as a means of addressing research questions in forensic science such as the identification of previously...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2567/?v=1

  6. Nextstrain adaptations for Understanding COVID-19

    20 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keith A. Johnson

    Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    This resource introduces students to the use of Nextstrain and Nextclade to visualize the phylogeny of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and variants of interest. Terminology and an introduction to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2545/?v=1

  7. Laboratory Math

    09 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andrea R. Beyer1, Pamela Lucas Connerly2, Christy Fillman3, Nick T. Peters4

    1. Virginia State University 2. Indiana University Southeast 3. University of Colorado, Boulder 4. Iowa State University

    Explanations and demonstrations on how to use mathematical equations for various laboratory purposes, including those specific to SEA-PHAGES (such as phage titer calculations) and those that are...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2505/?v=1

  8. Using Linear Regression Adaptation: Exploring Vector-borne diseases in an online classroom

    09 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Darcy Ernst

    In this adaptation students in online classrooms will use linear regression at home and in synchronous online time to analyze real data on vector-borne diseases and explore how environmental...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2504/?v=1

  9. COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics

    03 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Glenn Ledder

    University of Nebraska Lincoln

    This resource is a module you can use to teach your students the basics of epidemic behavior using a model geared specifically to Covid-19. Students can address key questions using pre-designed...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1802/?v=4

  10. Exploring Health Inequities and Redlining

    30 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Mulcahy

    University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

    For this assignment, students will investigate relationships between historic redlining data and modern statistics of human health.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2347/?v=2

  11. Exploring Plant Phenology using Herbarium Specimens: Lab or Workshop

    29 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Katie Pearson1, Tadeo Ramirez Parada2, Susan Mazer2, Natalie Rossington Love1, Jenn Yost1

    1. California Polytechnic State University 2. University of California, Santa Barbara

    In this workshop or lab exercise, participants will examine the effects of climate on the phenological events of a selected species using herbarium specimen data.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2476/?v=1

  12. Grassy Narrows and Muskrat Falls Dam: Hypothesis Testing and t-Tests

    28 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alida Janmaat1, Pete Kaslik2, Randall LaRue Moser Jr, Kevin David Simpson, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo3

    1. University of the Fraser Valley 2. Pierce College 3. Alfred University

    Students are introduced to concepts of hypothesis testing using elementary hypothesis tests, t-tests, and p-values as they compare a given fish population for methylmercury levels (using real and...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2434/?v=1

  13. Data on Dead Zones and a Scientist Spotlight Featuring Benjamin Negrete, Jr.

    27 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Suann Yang1, Benjamin Negrete, Jr.2

    1. State University of New York College at Geneseo 2. The University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute

    In this lesson, students plot data and interpret graphs of the metabolic responses of fish to hypoxic conditions. Then, students view and reflect on an interview with fish ecophysiologist Benjamin...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2492/?v=1

  14. Digital Herbarium Lab with RStudio: Are shifting abundances of native species detectable over time?

    23 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rebecca Penny Humphrey

    Aquinas College

    This 2- to 3-hour lab activity introduces sophomore-level students to digitized herbarium collections, R-coding, and potential reasons for shifting abundances in native and non-native plant species...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2482/?v=1

  15. Examining Medical and Scientific Racism Using the Story of Henrietta Lacks

    22 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Melissa Haswell

    Davenport University

    This is a semester-long project in which students read and discuss the story of Henrietta Lacks from multiple ethical perspectives. This project was developed for an undergraduate science ethics...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2479/?v=1

  16. Using Bioinformatics Activities to understand the Past and Present of SARS-CoV2

    30 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gaurav Arora

    We have designed a Bioinformatics activity that uses tools to identify the origins and mutations in the novel SARS-CoV2 strains.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2460/?v=1

  17. Human Dimensions in Amphibian Conservation: Addressing Threats

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Sevin1, Alexa Warwick2, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid3, Sarah Raisch2

    1. University of Richmond 2. Michigan State University 3. Bridgewater State University

    This module introduces students to the theme of human dimensions in conservation and provides them with an opportunity to engage in practices related to social science research.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2461/?v=1

  18. Graphing and mapping patterns of air quality in Los Angeles, California through an environmental justice lens.

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Adriane Clark Jones

    Mount Saint Mary's University

    Air quality is an environmental issue that impacts everyone in Los Angeles. This activity presents current popular press articles about air pollution and environmental justice and maps and graphs...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2365/?v=1

  19. Coyote Habituation and a Scientist Spotlight on Dr. Christopher Schell

    25 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Darlene Panvini

    Belmont University

    Dr. Christopher Schell is an ecologist who uses a variety of techniques to study mammalian carnivores in urban areas. This scientist spotlight uses graphs from his study on parental habituation to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2455/?v=1

  20. Choosing healthy data for healthy relationships: how to use 5-point summaries, box and whisker plots, and correlation to understand global health trends.

    21 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Andrea Huntoon1, John Doudna2, Pallavi Bhale3, Thalita Abrahão4, Alys Hugo5, Jennifer Lyon Adler6

    1. Fox Valley Technical College 2. Lansing Community College 3. Montgomery College 4. Georgia State University Perimeter College 5. Everett Community College 6. Maysville Community and Technical College

    This module utilizes a user-friendly database exploring data selection, box-and-whisker plot, and correlation analysis. It also guides students on how to make a poster of their data and conclusions.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2427/?v=1