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  1. Pre-Health Students' Attitudes towards the Relative Importance of Biology and Statistics for their Preparation for Professional School

    07 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Atteh Akoto, Michelle Garber-Talamo, Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/235During a recent review of the MCAT exam, the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) surveyed medical school faculty to determine the relative importance of basic science and...

  2. Characterizing the Quantitative Biology Curricula from Institutions Across the United States

    29 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Wendy Jo Levenson, Monika Norea Herbst, Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/236Due to the increasingly quantitative nature of the biological sciences, many schools now offer majors in mathematical biology. As this is a new major, there is no standard for how the program...

  3. A very basic tutorial for performing linear mixed effects analyses: Tutorial 2

    24 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Bodo Winter

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/833This tutorial serves as a quick boot camp to jump-start your own analyses with linear mixed effects models. This text is different from other introductions by being decidedly...

  4. Linear models and linear mixed effects models in R: Tutorial 1

    24 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Bodo Winter

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/832Linear models and linear mixed models are an impressively powerful and flexible tool for understanding the world. This tutorial is the first of two tutorials that introduce...

  5. QUBES How-to: Make a New Group

    21 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Rina Matsuda, QUBES Team

    This resource has been updated, view the Knowledge Base article here: https://qubeshub.org/kb/groups/newgroup

  6. QUBES How-to: Change Notification Settings

    21 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Rina Matsuda, QUBES Team

    This resource has been updated, view the Knowledge Base article here: https://qubeshub.org/kb/misc/how-do-i-change-my-notification-settings

  7. QUBES How-to: Post on a Forum

    21 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Rina Matsuda, QUBES Team

    This resource has been updated, view the Knowledge Base article here: https://qubeshub.org/kb/forums/how-to-post-to-a-forum

  8. QUBES How-to: Dashboard

    21 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Rina Matsuda, QUBES Team

    This resource has been updated, view the Knowledge Base article here: https://qubeshub.org/kb/registration/dashboard

  9. The Effect of Instructor Communication on Student Perceptions of Mathematics in Biology

    19 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sam S Donovan, Alison N Hale, Hayley Orndorf

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/237Student perceptions of the importance of mathematics in biology are context dependent. While students often view math as unnecessary to understanding biology, certain conditions can promote...

  10. T2R38 taste receptor polymorphisms underlie susceptibility to upper respiratory infection

    01 Apr 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/846Innate and adaptive defense mechanisms protect the respiratory system from attack by microbes. Here, we present evidence that the bitter taste receptor T2R38 regulates the...

  11. QUBESHub How-to: Change Profile Information

    27 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Rina Matsuda, QUBES Team

    This resource has been updated, view the Knowledge Base article here: https://qubeshub.org/kb/registration/profile[[Video(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAG_pTJlmOE, width=600px, height=338px)]]

  12. Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)

    27 Mar 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/851An online journal focusing upon generally-applicable studies of cell biology. From the journal:  MBoC publishes research articles and essays that report...

  13. Quantitative Reasoning: Peer Review 16(3), 2014

    27 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Shelly Johnson Carey

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/862In this issue of the journal Peer Review, the authors discuss the issues surrounding quantitative literacy. From the journal:...

  14. Modeling Infectious Disease through Contact Networks

    25 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Todd Graham, Claire Seibold, Rebecca Driessen, Hannah Lea Callender

    This poster was presented at the University of Portland's Summer Research Symposium on November 9, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. The poster is aimed at readers with little or no background in modeling infectious diseases. The contents provide a brief overview of modeling infectious diseases on...

  15. Founder Effects, Inbreeding, and Loss of Genetic Diversity in Four Avian Reintroduction Programs

    22 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ian Jamieson

    The number of individuals translocated and released as part of a reintroduction is often small, as is the final established population, because the reintroduction site is typically small. Small founder and small resulting populations can result in population bottlenecks, which are associated with...

  16. Taking a Second Look: Investigating Biology with Visual Datasets

    13 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ethel Stanley

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/831An article exploring the use of visual datasets as an educational aid for biology students. Article abstract:  Have you considered the use of biological...

  17. AIM-UP! (Advancing Integration of Museums into Undergraduate Programs)

    13 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Joseph A. Cook, Scott Edwards, Stefanie Ickert-Bond, Eileen Lacy

    An NSF-funded Research Coordination Network, the goal of AIM-UP! is to bring museum archives and natural history collections to the forefront of biology education.  From the website:  "We are developing these themes through meetings, on-line discussions and workshops at scientific...

  18. Revolutionizing the Use of Natural History Collections in Education

    11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Karen E. Powers, L. Alan Prather, Joesph A. Cook, James Woolley, Henry L. Bart Jr., Anna K. Monfils, Petra Sierwald

    Using natural history collections, both physical specimens and archive data, promises to connect classroom learning with the real world of science.    From the article:  "Natural history collections are an irreplaceable and extensive record of life, and form the basis of our...

  19. Mathematics for Biologists Problem Workbook

    27 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Juergen Gerlach

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/748This is a workbook of solved problems created by Dr. Juergen Gerlach at Radford University, for  students in Math 119 - Mathematics for Biologists.   He is...

  20. Workshop Statistics: Discovery with Data, A Bayesian Approach

    25 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jim Albert, Allan Rossman

    From the project website " Workshop Statistics:  Discovery with Data, A Bayesian Approach, Key College Press; ISBN: 1930190123 (coauthored with Allan J. Rossman of Dickinson College) is a collection of classroom and homework activities designed to introduce the student to...