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  1. Modelling and simulation: helping students acquire this skill using a Stock and Flow approach with MathBench

    20 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Istvan Karsai, Katerina V. Thompson, Kären C. Nelson

    Computational and modelling skills are vital to most fields of biological research, yet traditional biology majors have no or little opportunity to develop these skills during their undergraduate education. We describe an approach, which can address this issue by a synergy of...

  2. Sting, Carry and Stock: How Corpse Availability Can Regulate De-Centralized Task Allocation in a Ponerine Ant Colony

    20 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Istvan Karsai, Thomas Schmickl

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/844We develop a model to produce plausible patterns of task partitioning in the ponerine ant Ectatomma ruidum based on the availability of living prey and prey corpses. The...

  3. SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations

    20 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations  is about teaching differential equations using modeling and technology upfront and throughout the learning process. You can learn more at our dynamic website, www.simiode.org, where we...

  4. Exponential Growth by Bozeman Science

    03 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Paul Andersen

    Youtube video

  5. BioNumbers—the database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology

    03 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Milo, Paul Jorgensen, Uri Moran, Griffin Weber, Michael Springer

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/821BioNumbers (http://www.bionumbers.hms.harvard.edu) is a database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology—the quantitative properties of biological systems of...

  6. Using Evolutionary Data in Developing Phylogenetic Trees: A Scaffolded Approach with Authentic Data

    01 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Kd Davenport, Kirsten Jane Milks, Rebecca Van Tassell

    Analyzing evolutionary relationships requires that students have a thorough understanding of evidence and of how scientists use evidence to develop these relationships. In this lesson sequence, students work in groups to process many different lines of evidence of evolutionary relationships...

  7. Data Analysis for the Life Sciences

    25 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Rafael A Irizarry, Michael I Love

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/841An online stats book written completely in R!From the authors:"Data analysis is now part of practically every research project in the life sciences. In this...

  8. The Analysis of Biological Data: textbook and website

    23 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Whitlock, Dolph Schluter

    The Analysis of Biological Data is a new approach to teaching introductory statistics to biology students. To reach this unique audience, Whitlock and Schluter motivate learning with interesting biological and medical examples; they emphasize intuitive understanding; and they focus on real data....

  9. HHMI Teacher Guide: Math and Statistics

    23 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Paul Strode, Ann Brokaw

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/342Topics include measures of average (mean, median, and mode), variability (range and standard deviation), uncertainty (standard error and 95% confidence interval), Chi-square analysis, student...

  10. R Reference Card

    02 Sep 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Tom Short

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/840by Tom Short, EPRI PEAC, tshort@epri-peac.com 2004-11-07Granted to the public domain. See www.Rpad.org for the source and latest version. Includes material from R...

  11. Theory, models and biology

    28 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Wenying Shou, Carl T Bergstrom, Arup K Chakraborty, Frances K Skinner

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/861Theoretical ideas have a rich history in many areas of biology, and new theories and mathematical models have much to offer in the future.

  12. Calculus, Zombies, Community, and QUBES

    25 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Carrie Diaz Eaton

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/225At the interface of mathematics and biology emerges not only new research, but also a resurging call for education to meet the demands of this research.  Reports suggest foundational...

  13. R Shiny Basics

    17 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Claire K. Lunch, Christine M. Laney

    A nice introduction to building apps with R Shiny. Written by the folks at NEON (National Ecological Observatory Network).

  14. Rstudio cheatsheets

    17 Aug 2015 |

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/839Cheatsheets are quickstart guides to using some of the most popular packages and features of Rstudio. This link will direct you to the following cheatsheets:Shiny...

  15. Breeding synchrony in colonial birds: from local stress to global harmony

    02 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Roger Jovani, Volker Grimm

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/871This is a supplemental resource for Agent-based and Individual-based Modeling: a practical introduction by Railsback and Grimm (2012). This is a reprint from...

  16. The ODD protocol: A review and first update

    01 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Volker Grimm, Uta Berger, Donald L. DeAngelis, J. Gary Polhill, Jarl Giske, Steven F. Railsback

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/865The ‘ODD’ (Overview, Design concepts, and Details) protocol was published in 2006 to standardize the published descriptions of individual-based and agent-based...

  17. QUBES: a community focused on supporting teaching and learning in quantitative biology

    30 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sam S Donovan, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Tom Gower, Kristin Jenkins, Drew LaMar, DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy, Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/226This letter provides an overview of the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) Project funded through the National Science Foundation. The project has five...

  18. Quantitative Evolutionary Biology on the QUBESHub

    27 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Kristin Jenkins

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/227Welcome to QUBESHub - a virtual meeting space, resource center and collaborative environment for you to enhance quantitative biology in your undergraduate courses.  This space is highly...

  19. Counting the Forest and the Trees: Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) is a tool for Vision and Change

    27 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: DorothyBelle Poli

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/228/Vision and Change stressed the importance of quantitative skills for the future of science in the United States. In response to this plea, biologists and mathematicians came together to...

  20. Panel: Implementing and distributing learning resources in quantitative biology education

    26 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/229/QUBES Hub will offer a rich store of resources for incorporating quantitative skills into the undergraduate curriculum and tools for facilitating collaboration in the development and sharing...