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Interconnections in The Open Ecosystem
11 Sep 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Karen Cangialosi
Keene State College
Presentation on open education and open science given as the keynote address at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Teaching introductory bioinformatics with Jupyter notebook-based active learning
17 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Colin Dewey
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Presentation on teaching introductory bioinformatics with Jupyter notebook-based active learning at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference
Data Science as a Superpower
15 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Amelia McNamara
Presentation on data science education given at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Ethics in Synthetic Biology
By Lisa Scheifele
Loyola University Maryland
This collection of four activities provide students with an introduction to thinking about ethical concerns in human genome synthesis, gene editing, metabolic engineering, and synthetic genomes.
Should we synthesize a human genome?
Two articles introducing the Human Genome Project-Write and asking questions about the ethics of the project.
Ethics of Metabolic engineering
This is an ethical reflection for students on an issue in metabolic engineering and the potential for "home-brew" morphine. The case study asks students to reflect on material in the linked...
Ethics in synthetic genomics
This is an ethical reflection for students on an issue in genome engineering and the synthesis of potentially infectious viruses. The case study asks students to reflect on material in the linked...
Ethics of Gene Editing
This is an ethical reflection for students on an issue in gene editing. The case study asks students to reflect on material in the two linked articles. Also included is the grading rubric.
Biobyte 4 - The role of data science principles and practices in undergraduate biology
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
This short activity was an effort to launch a community conversation around the interface of data science principles and practices and undergraduate biology education. A variety of resources,...
Summer 2019 Biobytes
14 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
This series includes the four Biobytes that were piloted at the 2019 BioQUEST / QUBES Summer Workshop titled, “Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science”.
QUBES: Building a community to promote undergraduate quantitative biology education
13 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan1, Carrie Diaz Eaton2, Kristin Jenkins3, Drew LaMar4, Jeremy M Wojdak5, Nicole Chodkowski5, Gabriela Hamerlinck6, Deborah Rook6, Elia Crisucci1, Hayley Orndorf1
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. Unity College 3. BioQUEST 4. College of William and Mary 5. Radford University 6. QUBES, BioQUEST
Poster on the QUBES project presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Universal Design for Learning and Accessibility of the Day
27 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Andrew Osborne Hasley1, Hayley Orndorf2
1. University of Wisconsin - Madison 2. University of Pittsburgh
Short, daily case activity on Universal Design for Learning and Accessibility at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Using the Environmental Column To Connect Silos
By J. Phil Gibson1, Jeff Basara1
University of Oklahoma
Poster on diverse sampling techniques to increase scientific communication presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Links to Avida-ED spreadsheets for Active LENS and BioQUEST 2018
22 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jim Smith
Michigan State University
Avida-ED materials and resources for Active LENS and BioQUEST 2018.
Using Case Studies to Engage Students in Wicked Problems
By Stacey Kiser1, Pat Marsteller2, Aditi Pai3, Justin Pruneski4, Ethel D Stanley5, Margaret Waterman6
1. Lane Community College, BioQUEST 2. Emory University 3. Spelman College 4. Heidelberg University 5. BioQUEST 6. Southeast Missouri State University
Interactive presentation on using case studies at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
21 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Nick Galt1, Tomas Helikar2
1. Valley City State University and University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Session presentation on an easy-to-use software, that makes this computational modeling approach accessible to any student and instructor
Using CREATE in the Undergraduate Ecology Classroom
By Kristofor Voss1, Catherine Kleier1
Poster on using the CREATE (Consider, Read, Elucidate the Hypothesis, Analyze and Interpret the Data, and Think of the Next Experiment) approach pioneered in molecular and cellular biology classes...
The Morning After: A Case Study of the Impacts of HIV on Sexual Minority Populations
By Enya Granados1, Kaylee M Wilburn1, Justin Pruneski1
Poster on a case study around the experiences of the LGBT community related to HIV presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Using Data in Limnology
By Michelle Marko
Poster on the interdisciplinary study of limnology as a "PEAK" integrative learning experience at Concordia Collegepresented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Addressing Complex, Emergent Risks in 21st Century Natural-Human Systems
By Jordan Kern
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Presentation on wicked problems in natural-human systems