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  1. 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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1414/?v=1

  2. Electrical and chemical communication in the nervous system

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

    By Patrick Cafferty

    Emory University

    This activity guides students through an online tutorial to examine the electrical and chemical communication of neurons.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1405/?v=1

  3. 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/qubesresources/publications/1314/?v=1

  4. REMNet Tutorial, R Part 4: Creating Taxa Plots in R 5.2.19

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

    By Jessica Joyner

    CUNY Brooklyn College

    Video on making taxa bar plots in R from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1313/?v=1

  5. 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

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1353/?v=1

  6. Sandi's Grand Plan - Sure to go awry!

    Collections | 16 Jul 2019 | Posted by Sandi Connelly

    https://qubeshub.org/community/groups/summer2019/collections/individual-reports-for-problem-posing

  7. Examining human impacts on tusk evolution in elephants using authentic research data using Serenity

    13 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    In this activity students explore and analyze real, authentic research data paired with HHMI’s “Selection for Tuskless Elephants” video in a hands-on investigation of human impacts on elephant...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1350/?v=1

  8. Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods

    12 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo

    Alfred University

    This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1349/?v=1

  9. Cells of the Immune System

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial provides an overview of the immune system, concentrating on the roles played by B and T lymphocytes, and on the antigen-presentation system.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1340/?v=1

  10. Targeting Infected Cells for Immune Defense

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This animation shows how a cell infected by a virus signals cytotoxic T cells to destroy itself.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1339/?v=1

  11. The p53 Gene and Cancer

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial describes the structure and function of the p53 protein, how its activity is regulated in cells, and how mutant versions of p53 can lead to cancer.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1338/?v=1

  12. Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1337/?v=1

  13. Conference-based Undergraduate Experiences: Lowering the Barrier for Learning about Computational Biology

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anna Ritz

    Reed College

    Presentation on how attending conferences can enhance computational biology training for undergraduates at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1334/?v=1

  14. 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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1333/?v=1

  15. Electrical Activity of Neurons

    01 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial describes how neurons generate action potentials, and how scientists measure neuronal activity and record the firing of individual neurons.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1332/?v=1

  16. National Ecological Observatory Network: A Data Source For Your Classroom

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

    By Megan A. Jones

    National Ecological Observatory Network

    Abstract for a poster on NEON resources for use in research and education presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1327/?v=1

  17. Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE): Building standards and resources for using collections data in the classroom

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

    By Molly Phillips1, Debra Linton2, Libby Ellwood3, Natalie Douglas2, Lisa White4, Anna Monfils2

    1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. Central Michigan University 3. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 4. University of California Museum of Paleontology, UC Berkeley

    Abstract for poster on using collections data presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1324/?v=1

  18. Predator-Prey Interactions: Selective foraging by wolf spiders

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

    By Cindy Bennington

    Stetson University

    This interactive case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) chapter entitled Predation, Herbivory and Parasitism.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1316/?v=1

  19. Sequence Similarity in Developmental Biology - A Bioinformatics Exercise Using Myostatin

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

    By Barbara Murdoch

    Eastern Connecticut State University

    This exercise leads upper level biology majors in an inquiry-based excursion to determine how similar the signaling molecule, myostatin, is between humans and mice, using a basic set of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1317/?v=1

  20. 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/qubesresources/publications/1294/?v=1