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When did I lose my legs? A limbless lizard tale
11 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Patrick Kelly
Leesburg High School
Using oVERT project models students examine examples of extant traditional lizards, snakes and limbless lizards and create phylogenies based on trait and genetic data.
Introduction to nucleotide sequence analysis and protein modeling in MEGA and PyMol using coronavirus SARS-CoV-2
18 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Maria Shumskaya1, Nicholas Lorusso2
1. Kean University 2. Kean Univeristy
Introduction into computational approaches in phylogeny and protein modeling based on coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (caused COVID-19 pandemic). Two self-guided tutorials for standard lab classes of 2.5...
Vertebrate Clade Race
11 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By David Baum1, Kristin Jenkins2
1. University of Wisconsin 2. BioQUEST
This activity introduces basic tree reading skills for evolutionary phylogenies. It is designed as a short group activity. After completing this activity, students should be familiar with basic...
Louse and Human Coevolution
22 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Julie Allen2, Brad Goodner3, Debra Linton1
1. Central Michigan University 2. University of Nevada Reno 3. Hiram College
This module examines the complicated co-evolution of Lice, Humans, and Great Apes
03 Apr 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Bioinformatics: Investigating Sequence Similarity - A Plant Biology Approach
29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ami Erickson
This laboratory module is a modification of the original published on CourseSource with a focus on plant biology. In the final activity, students conduct a BLAST to compare histone protein...
Sequence Similarity Resource Adaptation: Exploring Ebola Virus
16 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By William Tapprich
University of Nebraska-Omaha
This adaptation of the sequence similarity resource provides biology students with a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools. These concepts and tools are used to explore relationships...
Sequence Similarity: An inquiry based and "under the hood" approach for incorporating molecular sequence alignment in introductory undergraduate biology courses
02 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Adam Kleinschmit1, Benita Brink1, Steven Roof2, Carlos Christopher Goller3, Sabrina Robertson3
1. Adams State University 2. Fairmont State University 3. North Carolina State University
This laboratory module, published on CourseSource, leads introductory biology students in the exploration of a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools.
Greta J Binford
Bioinformatics - Investigating Sequence Similarity
04 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This laboratory module, leads introductory biology students in the exploration of a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools.
Phylogeny.fr: Robust Phylogenetic Analysis For The Non-Specialist
06 Nov 2018 |
Posted by Drew LaMar
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.
Prokaryotic Genomics Lesson
12 Sep 2018 |
Posted by Wilson Leung
Using DNA Subway to Analyze Sequence Relationships
28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jason Williams1, Ray A. Enke2, Oliver Hyman2, Emily Lescak3, Sam S Donovan4, William Tapprich5, Elizabeth F Ryder6
1. DNA Learning Center 2. The Department of Biology, James Madison University; The Center for Genome & Metagenome Studies, James Madison University 3. University of Alaska 4. University of Pittsburgh 5. University of Nebraska-Omaha 6. Worcester Polytechnic Institute
This is a bioinformatics exercise using the DNA Subway Blue Line, a user-friendly pipeline of bioinformatics tools, to analyze a collection of mosquito DNA bar-code sequences.