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A Critical Guide to BLAST
04 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Teresa Attwood1, GOBLET Foundation
The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
This Critical Guide in the Introduction to Bioinformatics series provides an overview of the BLAST similarity search tool, briefly examining the underlying algorithm and its rise to popularity.
A Critical Guide to Unix
By Teresa Attwood1, GOBLET Foundation2
1. The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK 2. Global Organisation for Bioinformatics Learning, Education & Training
This Critical Guide in the Introduction to Bioinformatics series briefly introduces the Unix Operating System, and provides a subset of some of the most helpful and commonly used commands....
What is Data Science - Introduction to Data Science
By Neelesh Sharma
Data Science is the technology that goes behind handling and working with data in the 21st century. Data Science concepts have proved to be the pinnacle in the last couple of years with the onset...
Case Study: Pollination of the Early Spider Orchid (Ophrys sphegodes) by the Solitary Bee (Andrena nigroaenea)
03 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1
Central Michigan University
The research uses natural history collection data to explore a potential phenological shift between an orchid that employs sexual deception and a solitary bee.
Molecular CaseNet - Developing Intro Tutorials - YouTube
By Jean Cardinale1, Keith A. Johnson2, Marie C. Montes-Matias3, Natalie Stringer4, Aeisha Thomas5, Shuchismita Dutta6
1. Alfred University 2. Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 3. Union County College 4. LabArchives, LLC 5. Crown College 6. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University
Biome Institute 2020, Summary Video
Bioinformatics: Food Detective – a Practical Guide
By Stevie Bain1, Daniel Barker1, Teresa Attwood2
1. Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (UK) 2. Department of Computer Science, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester (UK)
This Practical Guide in the Bringing Bioinformatics into the Classroom series introduces the idea of computers as tools to help understand aspects of biology.
BIOME Avida ED Report video - YouTube
By Louise Mead1, Lee Edwards2, Kevin Geedey3, J. Phil Gibson4, Jeremiah Wagner5, Ana María González
1. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 2. Greenville Technical College 3. Augustana College 4. University of Oklahoma 5. Mid Michigan Community College
Avida-ED is a digital evolution software program that allows students to ask questions and test hypotheses related to evolutionary concepts. Our working group explored how to incorporate Avida-ED...
Using Bioinformatics to Understand Genetic Diseases: A Practical Guide
By Marie-Claude Blatter1, Patricia Palagi1, Teresa Attwood2
1. SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Geneva, Lausanne (CH). 2. School of Computer Science, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL (UK)
This Practical Guide outlines a number of basic bioinformatics approaches that can be used to understand the molecular basis of genetic diseases.
Bioinformatics: the Power of Computers in Biology – a Practical Guide
By Daniel Barker1, Heleen Plaisier2, Stevie Anne Bain1, Teresa Attwood
1. The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK 2. Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK
This Practical Guide in the Bringing Bioinformatics into the Classroom series introduces simple bioinformatics approaches for database searching and sequence analysis.
Molecular CaseNet - Students Writing Cases - YouTube
By Didem Vardar-Ulu1, Elizabeth Pollock2, Kasandra Riley (She/Her)3, Nik Tsotakos4, Swati Agrawal5, Shuchismita Dutta6
1. Boston University, Chemistry Department 2. Stockton University 3. Rollins College 4. Penn State Harrisburg 5. University of Mary Washington 6. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University
Re-Envisioning Culture Network: A Syllabus Guide
01 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alexis E Hunter, Michele Williams, Terrell R Morton1, Imari Deon Bramlett2, Auden Conyers2
1. University of Missouri - Columbia 2. University of Missouri
The Re-Envisioning Culture Network Syllabus aims to honor Black identity and culture while acknowledging the barriers that Black undergraduate students face through definitions, art, storytelling,...
Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Natural History
In this module, students will explore Western Science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge and review a case study of how the TEK of the Inuit people provided a way of knowing and understanding the...
Team microBIOME Fall 2020 - DIY microbiome analysis
25 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Davida Smyth1, Alice Tarun2, Christine Girtain3, Melanie Lenahan4, Maira Goytia, Khuanchivin Geena Sompanya5, Theodore Muth6
1. The New School 2. Alfred State College 3. Toms River Regional School NJ 4. Raritan Valley Community College 5. CUNY 6. CUNY Brooklyn College
This is our final team report for this year's BIOME Institute 2020. Learn about what we got up to and what we're planning for Spring 2021. If you want more information on REMNet go...
Genomics Lessons with GEA - RNA-Seq CURES
By Vince Buonaccorsi1, Marcella Denise Cervantes2, Douglas L Chalker3, Maira Goytia, Wilson Leung3, Laurel Lorenz4, Laura Reed, Anne Rosenwald5, Analyne Manzano Schroeder6, Emily Wiley7, Jason Williams8
1. Juniata College 2. Albion College 3. Washington University in St. Louis 4. Princeton 5. Georgetown University 6. Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute 7. Claremont McKenna College 8. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Our BIOME Group worked towards developing a set of learning goals for faculty who plan to launch a CURE based on RNA-Seq data. We also developed a workflow for analysis of either prokaryotic or...
COVID-19 educational module | Department of Mathematics
24 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Glenn Ledder
University of Nebraska Lincoln
This resource is a module you can use to teach your students the basics of epidemic behavior using a model geared specifically to Covid-19. Students can address key questions using pre-designed...
Analysis of Amylase Activity
By Allison Carter Burlyn1, Christina Fieber1, Melanie Lenahan2
1. Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2. Raritan Valley Community College
This lab is an exploration of enzyme function and the effects of environmental conditions on the activity of the enzyme amylase. The lab utilizes analytical and graphing skills to assess enzyme...
Functional and structural analysis of Amylase activity
23 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ishrat Rahman1, Aubrey Allen Smith1, Evdokia Kastanos2
1. Montgomery College 2. Montgomery College/Rockville
This exercise was developed to allow students to apply the scientific method and use their knowledge of enzymes to investigate the relationship between enzyme activity and structure. Students...
19 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Mammal Bones & Homologies
17 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jessica Light
Texas A&M University
Short activity for a laboratory covering mammal skulls, teeth, bones, dichotomous keys, and homologies (using Blackburn lab Sketchfab). Included in the package is a document for teaching...
Case Study — World records as measures of senescence or randomness
12 Nov 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Carl Bergstrom2, Jevin West2
1. Bates College and QUBES 2. University of Washington
This is a project meant to accompany the Case Study that Carl Bergstrom, which uses R to explore whether declining track and field world record performance could be an artifact of sample size (less...