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  1. 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...

  2. 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)]]

  3. 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...

  4. 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:...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. Innovative Teaching Exchange: Asking Questions in Probability Class

    25 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Queena N. Lee-Chua

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/898This is an article in MAA's Innovative Teaching Exchange that describes strategies to get students past thoughtless number crunching, guessing, and intuition when it comes...

  13. Introductory Science and Mathematics Education for 21st-Century Biologists

    24 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: William Bialek, David Botstein

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/830Article abstract:  "Galileo wrote that “the book of nature is written in the language of mathematics”; his quantitative approach to understanding the...

  14. Natural History Collections as Emerging Resources for Innovative Education

    24 Feb 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/854Article abstract:"There is an emerging consensus that undergraduate biology education in the United States is at a crucial juncture, especially...

  15. Building Successful Online Communities: Evidence-Based Social Design

    24 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Robert E. Kraut, Paul Resnick

    "What does social science tell us about how to make thriving online communities? Quite a lot, it turns out - but only if we listen very closely and, at times, employ a translator." - Kraut and Resnick 2012

  16. Towards better modelling and decision support: Documenting model development, testing, and analysis using TRACE

    20 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jacqueline Augusiak, Andreas Focks, Béatrice M. Frank, Faten Gabsi, Alice S.A. Johnston, Chun Liu, Benjamin T. Martin, Mattia Meli, Viktoriia Radchuk, Pernille Thorbek, Steven F Railsback, Volker Grimm

    This resource has been updated - find the current version  here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/829Highlights• We introduce TRACE, a framework for documenting model testing and analysis.• TRACE is based on the recently proposed framework...

  17. Statistics for biologists

    12 Feb 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/897There is no disputing the importance of statistical analysis in biological research, but too often it is considered only after an experiment is completed, when it may be too...

  18. Tools: New tools for new science

    06 Feb 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/891A collection of computational, modeling and data analysis tools developed at Microsoft Research Labs.

  19. How the Scientific Method Works

    06 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Charles (Chuck) Bryant, Josh Clark

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/827It evolved over centuries to become the gold standard for conducting scientific inquiry. Yet many people - including some scientists – don’t fully understand...

  20. Quantitative Reasoning Learning Progression

    06 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Robert Mayes

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/353The NSF Pathways Project focused on developing learning progressions for environmental sceince on the 6-12 grade levels. Pathways explored how students on middle to high school grade bands...