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  1. Meiosis Remodeled: Inclusion of New Parts to Poppit Bead Models Enhances Understanding of Meiosis

    03 Feb 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By James R. LaFountain*1, Geoffrey K. Rickards2

    1. University at Buffalo, USA 2. Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

    A long-standing tradition uses strings of poppit beads of different colors to model meiosis, especially to show how segments of paired homologous chromosomes are recombined. Our use of orthodontic...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2821/?v=1

  2. Teaching about fatherless snakes in a prison classroom

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

    By Erin Larson

    Cornell University

    Developing a course for the first time as a graduate student is challenging. When I first taught introductory biology with the Cornell Prison Education Program, I struggled to design and adapt...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2603/?v=1

  3. Meiosis: A Play in Three Acts, Starring DNA Sequence

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

    By Dina L Newman1, Leslie Kate Wright1

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    Meiosis is well known for being a sticky topic that appears repeatedly in biology curricula. We observe that a typical undergraduate biology major cannot correctly identify haploid and diploid...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2589/?v=1

  4. Teaching Genetic Linkage and Recombination through Mapping with Molecular Markers

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

    By Lisa M McDonnell1, Jennifer Klenz1

    University of British Columbia

    Most introductory genetics courses cover genetic linkage, a core concept in the CourseSource genetics learning outcome framework. Although it is a classical genetics topic, genetic linkage remains...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2550/?v=1

  5. The Science Behind Parthenogenesis: Interesting things happen when meiosis goes “wrong”

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

    By Robin Wright

    University of Minnesota

    Parthenogenetic reproduction is a fascinating, complex topic.  This article accompanies “Why Meiosis Matters: The case of the fatherless snake.” It summarizes the basic information...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2511/?v=1

  6. Sex-specific differences in Meiosis: Real-world applications

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

    By Benedict J. Kolber1, Mary Konsolaki2, Michael P. Verzi2, Cynthia R. Wagner3, Joseph R. McCormick4, Karen Schindler2

    1. Duquesne Univerisity 2. Rutgers University 3. University of Maryland-Baltimore County 4. Duquesne University

    In traditional classrooms, students are typically presented with facts that they are asked to memorize and recall during an exam.  The rapid explosion of available scientific facts in recent...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2512/?v=1

  7. Why Meiosis Matters: The case of the fatherless snake

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

    By Robin L. Wright

    University of Minnesota

    A compelling reason to learn something can make all the difference in students’ motivation to learn it.  Motivation, in turn, is one of the key attitudes that drives learning.  This story...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/2510/?v=1

  8. My Twin Sister Case Study

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

    By Margaret Waterman1, Ethel D Stanley2

    1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. BioQUEST

    A young boy wonders why his twin sister can roll his tongue, but he cannot. Case centers on meiosis.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1940/?v=1

  9. Rodolfo Aramayo

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  10. Cell Cycle and Cancer

    Collections | 13 Feb 2020 | Posted by Julia Ossler

    https://qubeshub.org/community/members/14416/collections/genetics

  11. Reebops: Meiosis, pedigrees, twins, candy

    Collections | 18 Sep 2019 | Posted by Margaret Waterman

    https://qubeshub.org/community/groups/opening_the_pathway/collections/additional-resources-for-teaching-and-careers

  12. 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

  13. The Evolution of Color Vision in Monkeys: From Nucleotides to Ecology

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

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

    Michigan State University

    This case study examines the evolution color vision in Old World and New World monkeys from multiple biological perspectives.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/843/?v=1

  14. Ahmed Hasan

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  15. Cell Cycle and Cancer

    Collections | 19 Jan 2017 | Posted by Alice Tarun

    https://qubeshub.org/community/groups/hhmibiointeractive/collections/cancer-genomics

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

    17 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Merle Heidemann, Peter J.T. White, Jim Smith

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/845This 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...

  17. The Evolution of Color Vision in Monkeys: From Nucleotides to Ecology

    16 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Merle Heidemann, Peter J.T. White, Jim Smith

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/843This case study examines the evolution color vision in Old World and New World monkeys from multiple biological perspectives. This integrative approach employs both...