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  1. A Quick Guide to Teaching R Programming to Computational Biology Students

    03 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen Eglen

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/838An introduction from an experienced educator in teaching R to computational biology graduate students. Contains information that is relevant for the undergraduate classroom...

  2. BIO2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists

    25 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Committee on Undergraduate Biology Education to Prepare Research Scientists for the 21st Century, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council

    Biological sciences have been revolutionized, not only in the way research is conducted -- with the introduction of techniques such as recombinant DNA and digital technology -- but also in how research findings are communicated among professionals and to the public. Yet, the undergraduate...

  3. Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action

    25 May 2015 |

    This is the final report of a national conference organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science with support from the National Science Foundation in an effort to show how the undergraduate biology education system needs to be improved: "Given the radical changes in the...

  4. R for biologists

    18 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Marco Martinez

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/815An introductory guide to data analysis in R for life sciences researchers.

  5. Exploring Disease Transmission on Networks with NetLogo

    10 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Winfried Just, Ying Xin

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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)]]

  17. 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...

  18. 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:...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...