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Digital Laboratory Framework via Canvas for LIFE courses at Colorado State University
28 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tanya Dewey1, Craig Marshall2, Kim Hoke2, Meena Balgopal2
1. Colorado State University and the Animal Diversity Web (animaldiversity.org) 2. Colorado State University
The Life Lab Revisions team has piloted a Canvas-based approach to building scientific competencies in labs.
The ADW: a database of animal natural history that supports complex, authentic student inquiry.
By Tanya Dewey
Colorado State University and the Animal Diversity Web (animaldiversity.org)
Poster on the Animal Diversity Web and Quaardvark presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity
Anti-bias Education Puppet Plays
By Julia Robinson
Cecilia Berg Center for Environmental Education; Hefner Museum of Natural History; Miami University
Nature provides science content for teacher preparation certification programs and the backdrop for puppet plays used as a springboard for teaching the NAEYC's four goals of Anti-bias...
Engaging students in data exploration using digital biodiversity databases: BLUE Data Network
27 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1
Central Michigan University
Slides for BLUE presentation at 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity
Integrating digitized biodiversity data exploration into the undergraduate biology curriculum
By Debra Linton1, Libby Ellwood2, Lisa White3, Anna Monfils1
1. Central Michigan University 2. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 3. UC Museum of Paleontology
Poster on the Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE) project presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity
CyVerse: Scalable Image Informatics
By Tyson Lee Swetnam1, Edwin Skidmore2, Tony Edgin2, Ramona Walls2, Eric Lyons2, Nirav Merchant2
1. University of Arizona BIO5 Institute, CyVerse 2. University of Arizona
Poster on cyberinfrastructure for the machine learning ere presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity
Cell Collective: Learning biology with modeling and simulations
By Ehren Whigham1, Tomas Helikar1
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Cell Collective is an online, research-grade modeling platform adapted to engage students in creating and simulating dynamic models of biological processes.
Welcome to the BIOME Institute
26 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristin Jenkins
Slides for the BIOME Welcome on July 27, 2020
Understanding Eukaryotic Genes modules: Glossary of terms
25 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Meg Laakso1, Carina Howell2, Cathy Silver Key3, Leocadia Paliulis4, Maria S Santisteban5, Chiyedza Small6, Joyce Stamm7, Elena Gracheva8
1. Eastern University 2. Lock Haven University 3. North Carolina Central University 4. Bucknell University 5. UNC at Pembroke 6. Medgar Evers College CUNY 7. University of Evansville 8. Washington University in St. Louis
This glossary defines the key terms that are used in the Understanding Eukaryotic Genes modules.
Encouraging student collaboration and networking and improving student access to undergraduate research opportunities.
24 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Gary Laverty1, Metehan Cebeci1, Jessica Rainey1, R Rodney Cooper1
University of Delaware
We describe, as a case study, work done by two undergraduate students on a specific enzyme in the ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila.
Exploring multiple approaches to engage underrepresented students in research with natural history collections.
By Molly Phillips1, Adania Flemming2, Jeanette Pirlo3, David Blackburn4
1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. iDigBio, FLMNH 3. University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History 4. Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
The iDigBio team has leveraged natural history collections in a 3-pronged approach designed to engage undergraduates from underrepresented groups in collections-based research.
Genome Solver: Building faculty skills in bioinformatics
23 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Vinayak Mathur1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinodh Ganesan3, Hita Gupta4, Mariana Kazarian5, Anne Rosenwald6
1. Cabrini University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Temple University 4. Conestoga High School 5. Horace Mann School 6. Georgetown University
Genome Solver (GS) began in 2011 as an NSF-funded project for faculty training in basic web-based bioinformatics skills.
Genomics Education Alliance: A Collection of Posters for the 2020 BIOME Institute.
By Vince Buonaccorsi1, Marcella Denise Cervantes2, Douglas L Chalker3, Anne Rosenwald4, Emily Wiley5, Jason Williams
1. Juniata College 2. Albion College 3. Washington University in St. Louis 4. Georgetown University 5. Claremont McKenna College
This is a collection of posters from members of the Genomics Education Alliance (GEA) that will be presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute.
Integration of Bioinformatics into Life Science Curricula: Community Development, Dissemination, and Assessment of a NIBLSE Learning Resource
By Adam Kleinschmit1, Rachel Cook2, Barbara Murdoch3, Elizabeth F Ryder4, William Tapprich5
1. University of Dubuque 2. Fairmont State University 3. Eastern Connecticut State University 4. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 5. University of Nebraska-Omaha
Big data and computational tools have transformed the way we address biological questions. To prepare undergraduates for tomorrow’s challenges, life science curricula should integrate the...
Using genome browsers constructed by G-OnRamp to provide students with a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience in genome annotation
By Wilson Leung1, Luke Sargent2, Yating Liu1, Nathan Mortimer3, David Lopatto4, Jeremy Goecks2, Sarah Elgin1
1. Washington University in St. Louis 2. Oregon Health & Science University 3. Illinois State University 4. Grinnell College
G-OnRamp (http://g-onramp.org) provides an easy-to-use web platform for educators to create genome browsers to engage undergraduate students in research projects, both collaborative annotation of...
The Genomics Education Partnership: Introducing Undergraduates to Research by Engaging Them in Genome Annotation
By Sarah Elgin1, Wilson Leung1, Anne Rosenwald2, David Lopatto3, Charles Hauser4, Catherine Reinke5, Laura Reed6
1. Washington University in St. Louis 2. Georgetown University 3. Grinnell College 4. St. Edward's University 5. Linfield College 6. The University of Alabama
Since 2006, the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP; http://gep.wustl.edu) has helped faculty bring genomics research experiences into the undergraduate curriculum.
The Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE): Barriers to Integration
By Anne Rosenwald1, Elizabeth Dinsdale2, William Morgan3, Mark A. Pauley4, William Tapprich5, Eric Triplett6, Jason Williams7
1. Georgetown University 2. San Diego State University 3. The College of Wooster 4. University of Nebraska at Omaha 5. University of Nebraska-Omaha 6. University of Florida 7. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
The Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE) seeks to promote the use of bioinformatics and data science as a way to teach biology.
Incubators: Building community networks and developing open educational resources to integrate bioinformatics into life sciences education
By William Morgan1, Sam S Donovan2, Hayley Orndorf2, Sabrina Robertson3, Elizabeth F Ryder4, Michael Sierk5, Anne Rosenwald6, Elizabeth Dinsdale7, Eric Triplett8, Mark Pauley9, William Tapprich10
1. The College of Wooster 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. NC State 4. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 5. Saint Vincent College 6. Georgetown University 7. San Diego State University 8. University of Florida 9. National Science Foundation 10. University of Nebraska-Omaha
To efficiently and effectively integrate bioinformatics instruction into undergraduate life science curricula, educators would benefit from open access, high-quality learning resources (LRs) for...
The Genomics Education Partnership: Exploring best practices in implementation of a genomics CURE
By Matthew Wawersik1, Anna Allen2, Cindy Arrigo3, Andrew Arsham4, Daron Barnard5, Rebecca Burgess6, Justin DiAngelo7, Jennifer Jemc8, Christopher Jones9, Lisa Kadlec10, Adam Kleinschmit11, Judith Leatherman12, David Lopatto13, Mollie Manier14, Hemlata Mistry15, Nathan Mortimer16, Alexis Nagengast15, Susan Parish17, Anne Rosenwald18, Joyce Stamm19, Sarah Elgin20, Laura Reed21
1. William & Mary 2. Howard University 3. New Jersey City University 4. Bemidji State University 5. Worcester State University 6. Stevenson University 7. Penn State Berks 8. Loyola University Chicago 9. Moravian College 10. Wilkes University 11. Adams State University 12. University of Northern Colorado 13. Grinnell College 14. George Washington University 15. Widener University 16. Illinois State University 17. McDaniel College 18. Georgetown University 19. University of Evansville 20. Washington University in St. Louis 21. University of Alabama
Since 2006, the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP) has incorporated authentic genomics research experiences into the undergraduate curriculum.
Ciliate Genomics Consortium: a professional learning community sharing modular curricula to support undergraduate research in the classroom
By Douglas L Chalker1, Emily Wiley2
1. Washington University in St. Louis 2. Claremont McKenna College
The Ciliate Genomics Consortium (CGC) employs an integrative teaching and research model that combines both inquiry-driven class laboratory activities and collaborative consortium pedagogies to...