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Theory, models and biology
25 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Wenying Shou1, Carl T. Bergstrom2, Arup K. Chakraborty3, Frances K. Skinner4
1. Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, United States 2. Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, United States 3. Departments of Chemical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Engineering, and the Institute for Medical Engineering & Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, United States 4. Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Theoretical ideas have a rich history in many areas of biology, and new theories and mathematical models have much to offer in the future.
Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)
23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials
An online journal focusing upon generally-applicable studies of cell biology.
An Introduction to agent-based modeling.
23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Marco A Janssen
Arizona State University
Introductory level textbook based on a collection of lecture notes from an undergraduate course on agent-based modeling at Arizona State University.
An Introduction to Statistical Learning: with Applications in R
By Gareth James1, Daniela Witten2, Trevor Hastie3, Robert Tibshirani3
1. University of Southern California 2. University of Washington 3. Stanford University
This book provides an introduction to statistical learning methods and is aimed for upper level undergraduate students, masters students and Ph.D. students in the non-mathematical sciences.
T2R38 taste receptor polymorphisms underlie susceptibility to upper respiratory infection
By Robert J Lee1, Guoxiang Xiong1, Jennifer M. Kofonow1
University of Pennsylvania
Article presenting evidence that the bitter taste receptor T2R38 regulates the mucosal innate defense of the human upper airway.
Sting, Carry and Stock: How Corpse Availability Can Regulate De-Centralized Task Allocation in a Ponerine Ant Colony
By Istvan Karsai1, Thomas Schmickl1
East Tennessee State University
Model showing that organization of work through a common stomach system can allow Ectatomma ruidum to collectively forage for food in a robust, reactive and reliable way
Data Analysis for the Life Sciences
By Rafael A Irizarry1, Michael I Love1
An online stats book written completely in R
A Quick Guide to Teaching R Programming to Computational Biology Students
22 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Stephen Elgen
University of Cambridge
An introduction from an experienced educator in teaching R to computational biology graduate students.
Taking a Second Look: Investigating Biology with Visual Datasets
20 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ethel Stanley
An article exploring the use of visual datasets as an educational aid for biology students.
Cell Biology by the Numbers
18 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ron Milo1, Rob Phillips2
1. Weizmann Institute of Science 2. California Institute of Technology
Vignettes that reveal how numbers serve as a sixth sense to understanding our cells
Sample NetLogo Code of Bacterial Growth
01 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anne Elizabeth Yust
The New School
Each NetLogo file is a sequential version of the final bacterial growth model produced in the Bacterial Growth Tutorial. These are to be used as checks to one's understanding alongside the tutorial.
Data Nugget- City Parks and Texas A&M University-Kingsville Camera Trap Assignment
19 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By April Torres Conkey
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
The Data Nugget- City Parks module was used in a sophomore-junior level undergraduate wildlife management techniques course (with lab) in Fall 2017. Modifications were made to the original Data...
Quantitative Reasoning Learning Progression
08 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robert Lee Mayes
Georgina Southern University
Three articles about the work of a project on quantitative reasoning in the context of environmental literacy.
Assessment of Science Inquiry
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sabra Lee, George Hein
Resource from the 2015 BioQUEST Summer Workshop
QUBES: a community focused on supporting teaching and learning in quantitative biology
02 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan1, Carrie Diaz Eaton2, Tom Gower3, Kristin Jenkins4, Drew LaMar5, DorothyBelle Poli6, Bob Sheehy7, Jeremy M Wojdak7
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. Unity College 3. North Carolina State University 4. BioQUEST 5. College of William and Mary 6. Roanoke College 7. Radford University
This letter provides an overview of the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) Project funded through the National Science Foundation.