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The Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE): Barriers to Integration
23 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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.
Genomics Education Alliance: Towards Genomics CURE templates
By Vince Buonaccorsi1, Arthur Hunt2, Emily Wiley3, Sandesh Subramanya4, Wilson Leung5, Sally Elgin6
1. Juniata College 2. University of Kentucky Lexington 3. Claremont McKenna College 4. Austin Community College 5. Washington University in St. Louis 6. Washington University - St. Louis
Here we present major findings of a national survey of faculty teaching genomics CUREs conducted by the GEA, and our work on presenting relevant resources on the QUBES web portal.
Making bioinformatics tools classroom-friendly
By Jason Williams, Wilson Leung1, Cornel Ghiban2
1. Washington University in St. Louis 2. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Poster on using Cyverse resources to make classroom that make using bioinformatics in the classroom a more manageable experience presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity
SENCERizing your CURE
22 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Davida Smyth
The New School
Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) is the signature initiative of the National Center for Science & Civic Engagement.
HHMI SEA-PHAGES and GENES: Course-based UREs Designed for All
21 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Vic Sivanathan
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The HHMI Science Education Alliance (SEA) program supports a community of faculty members and institutions embed research as a fundamental component of early undergraduate science curricula.
Comparing Primary and Secondary Forest in a Preserve in Plano Texas: A Forest Ecology Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) for Non-Majors and Lower-Level Majors
By Tamara Basham
Collin County Commuity College District
An activity that can be conducted as an online or field exercise in which students develop and test their hypotheses about how forest stand characteristics differ between two forest types.
Microbiomes forAll: The Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network
By Jessica Joyner1, Davida Smyth2, Avrom Caplan3, Theodore Muth4
1. Georgia State University 2. The New School 3. Pace University 4. CUNY Brooklyn College
Poster on REMNet presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity
Tiny Earth: Studentsourcing antibiotic discovery
By SARAH MILLER
Poster on Tiny Earth presented at the 2020 BIOME Institute: Cultivating Scientific Curiosity
Growing from Tiny Earth: A model for interdisciplinary CUREs at Johnson County Community College
20 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Heather Seitz1, Morgan Albright1
Johnson County Community College
This resource includes a video that highlights how Tiny Earth is implemented and a poster that shows independent research done by students after participating in the CURE courses.
CUREnet: The Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience Network
By Erin Dolan
University of Georgia
CUREnet connects people, programs, and networks working to make undergraduate research more accessible.
Fibroblast spheroids and other models of wound healing and infectivity
By Victoria Virador1, Niloufar Alsadat Hassan Tehrani1, Spencer Adkins1, Alex Devlin1, Gabriel Virador1
The goal of our research is to create a functional in vitro 3D model of skin for the purpose of experimentation.
HITS: A network to create inquiry-based case studies that make high-throughput approaches and discovery accessible
18 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carlos Christopher Goller1, Sabrina Robertson2
1. North Carolina State University 2. UNC-Chapel Hill
HITS brings together interdisciplinary groups of HT researchers and instructors to produce authentic HT case studies that can be implemented in a variety of courses, allowing students to analyze...
Climate-Induced Shifts in California Butterflies
17 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Coyle
A module in which students generate and test hypotheses about butterfly species’ response to climate change in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains of northern California using publicly...
Faculty Mentoring Networks: Community Professional Development for the Digital Age
10 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Deborah Rook1, Sam S Donovan2, Carrie Diaz Eaton3, Kristin Jenkins1, Drew LaMar4, Jeremy M Wojdak5, Nicole Chodkowski5, Elia Crisucci2, Adam Fagen6, Gabriela Hamerlinck7, Elizabeth Hamman8, Hayley Orndorf2
1. BioQUEST 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. Unity College 4. College of William and Mary 5. Radford University 6. BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium 7. QUBES, BioQUEST 8. St Mary's College of Maryland
Poster for BioQUEST Summer Workshop 2020.What is an FMN? What is it like to be in one? What are the benefits?
Understanding COVID-19 Biology to Design a Vaccine - Ethics supplement
08 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Keith A. Johnson
Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The adaptation to Understanding COVID-19 Biology to Design a Vaccine entails two ethics supplements. The first supplement addresses the use of off-label drugs in the pandemic (or other situation)....
By Alexa Clemmons1, Jerry Timbrook2, Jon Herron1, Alison Crowe1
1. University of Washington 2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The BioSkills Guide comprises program- and course-level learning outcomes for the Vision and Change core competencies that elaborate what general biology majors should be able to do by the time...
Actually, Data Science CAN Be Accessible: Barriers to inclusion of people with disabilities in the data science workforce pipeline and ideas for lowering them
16 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley
North Carolina State University Biotechnology Program
Will draw on personal experience as a student and professional with a severe visual impairment and knowledge gained from colleagues and friends during ongoing efforts in the area of accessible...
Molecular Basis of Sickle Cell Disease
15 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Didem Vardar-Ulu
Boston University, Chemistry Department
This multi part case on hemoglobin structure as it relates to oxygen binding and sickle cell disease focuses on utilizing bioinformatics and molecular visualization tools to learn about the sickle...