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  1. Escape Zoom!: Reviewing Introductory Evolution Content Using an Escape Room Format

    11 Jul 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ashley B. Heim*1, Michelle K. Smith1

    Cornell University

    Reviewing and integrating key concepts and learning goals at the end of a biology course can be overwhelming to students and instructors alike. Often end-of-term review sessions in preparation for...


  2. Cutthroat trout in Colorado: A case study connecting evolution and conservation

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sierra M Love Stowell1, Andrew P. Martin1

    University of Colorado Boulder

    Evaluation of evidence is a key process skill for the core competencies of applying the process of science and using quantitative reasoning. This case study enables upper-division biology students...


  3. What is Speciation, How Does It Occur, and Why Is It Important for Conservation?

    29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lauren A. Genova1, Benjamin B. Johnson1, Frank R. Castelli1, Lina M. Arcila Hernández1, David A. Chang van Oordt1, Amelia-Juliette Demery1, Nicholas K. Fletcher1, Ellie M. Goud1, Katherine D. Holmes1, Jennifer L. Houtz1, Mia M. Howard1, Jonathan J. Hughes1, Kelsey H. Jensen1, Henry D. Kunerth1, Eugene P. Law1, Elizabeth Lombardi1, Anyi Mazo-Vargas1, Cait A. McDonald1, Cinnamon S. Mittan1, Thomas A. Ryan1, Allison M. Tracy1, Jennifer J. Uehling1, Amelia K. Weiss1, Michelle K. Smith1

    Cornell University

    Speciation provides a framework for classifying biodiversity on Earth and is a central concept in evolutionary biology. To help undergraduate students learn about speciation, we designed a...


  4. An Introduction to Eukaryotic Genome Analysis in Non-model Species for Undergraduates: A tutorial from the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching

    27 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Vincent P Buonaccorsi1, Dallas Hamlin1, Benjamin Fowler2, Cassandra Sullivan2, Alex Sickler3

    1. Juniata College 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. GeneDX

    Advances in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology have led to development of many research methods for analyzing genomic data. Students studying biology at the undergraduate level must hone...


  5. Zachary David Blount


  6. Joshua Cooper


  7. The tale of two fish: A case study on vicariance and allopatric speciation

    26 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Demian Alexander Willette

    Loyola Marymount University

    This mini-case study guides students through multiple lines of evidence that suggests the most likely sister species to the lake species Sardinella tawilis, the sister species being the marine fish...


  8. Lorena Ament-Velásquez


  9. Modifying HHMI Anole Resources: Using Image J to Quantify Ecomorphs and Tree-thinking to Explore Evolutionary Hypotheses

    18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kristine Grayson

    University of Richmond

    I recombined the HHMI resources to have the students perform the image analysis from Virtual Lab 1 in Image J and explore the evolutionary principles in the Lizard Phenology modules


  10. Lizard Evolution Series Collection

    17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    The species of Anolis lizards of the Caribbean provide a living example of evolution and speciation.


  11. John Niedzwiecki


  12. Wynn Meyer

    I am a postdoc at the University of California, Berkeley in the Integrative Biology department. I received my PhD in Human Genetics from the University of Chicago in 2013. My research has focused...


  13. Understanding Evolutionary History: An Introduction to Tree Thinking

    Collections | 18 Dec 2015 | Posted by Alison N Hale


  14. Mesquite

    Collections | 19 Jun 2015 | Posted by Arietta Fleming-Davies


  15. As the Worm Turns - Case Study

    Collections | 19 Jun 2015 | Posted by Ellen Wisner


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    Collections | 19 Jun 2015 | Posted by Ellen Wisner


  17. Not Just a Theory - The Utility of Mathematical Models in Evolutionary Biology

    Citation | Article

    Servedio, Maria R., Brandvain, Yaniv, Dhole, Sumit, Fitzpatrick, Courtney L., Goldberg, Emma E., Stern, Caitlin A., Van Cleve, Jeremy, Yeh, D. Justin, (2014), "Not Just a Theory - The Utility of Mathematical Models in Evolutionary Biology", 12, 12: December, (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002017)