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Teaching Materials (61-80 of 710)

  1. How does increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide disrupt ecological systems? Results from FACE experiments across the globe.

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Courtney Campany

    This module synthesizes key findings from forested CO2 enrichment experiments over the last 3 decades. Students should have a basic working knowledge of climate change, ecosystem nutrient cycles...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1916/?v=1

  2. Understanding COVID-19 Biology to Design a Vaccine

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Keith Johnson1, Didem Vardar-Ulu2, Shuchismita Dutta3

    1. Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2. Boston University 3. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    This multi-part case study introduces the reader to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, replication, and treatment. Additional worksheets introduce students to bioinformatics tools of 3-D protein visualization...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1904/?v=1

  3. COVID-19: Molecular Basis of Infection

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Didem Vardar-Ulu1, Shuchismita Dutta2

    1. Boston University 2. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    This case was written in Spring 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. It focuses on understanding the structure and interaction of the SARS-Cov-2 viral spike protein that facilitates infection in...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1912/?v=1

  4. A Case of Severe Insulin Resistance

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Melanie Lenahan1, Shuchismita Dutta2

    1. Raritan Valley Community College 2. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    This case focuses on understanding how a mutation in a cell signalling protein (a kinase) can prevent insulin function and lead to diabetes.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1911/?v=1

  5. Evolution of Caffeine Biosynthesis Enzymes

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Brian Sullivan1, Shuchismita Dutta2

    1. University of North Carolina 2. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    This case focuses on exploring why plants make secondary metabolites like caffeine and how the enzymes required for making caffeine evolved.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1909/?v=1

  6. Piwi Matters

    12 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laurel Lorenz1, Shuchismita Dutta2

    1. Princeton University 2. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    This case focuses on understanding structure and function relationships in Piwi, a protein that is critical for germline stem cell function and development of eggs in the fruit fly ovary.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1910/?v=1

  7. Waking up Anna

    11 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kate K. O'Toole1, Shuchismita Dutta2

    1. Emory University 2. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    This case focuses on understanding the molecular basis of Anna's sleeping disorder and its treatment.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1908/?v=1

  8. Happy Blue Baby

    11 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Shuchismita Dutta

    RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University

    This case, about a specific mutant of hemoglobin, focuses on visualizing and understanding the molecular basis of why an infant turned blue soon after birth and how the cyanosis resolved on its own...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1902/?v=1

  9. Nicholas' Story

    11 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Shuchismita Dutta1, Kimberly Linenberger Cortes2, Henry Vincent Jakubowski3, Melanie Lenahan4, David Marcey5, Pat Marsteller6, Cassidy Terrell7

    1. RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University 2. Kennesaw State University 3. College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University 4. Raritan Valley Community College 5. California Lutherian University 6. Emory University 7. University of Minnesota, Rocester

    This 3 part case on sickle cell disease focuses on visualizing and understanding the molecular basis of its cause, symptoms, complications, management, treatment, and possible cures.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1907/?v=1

  10. Vertebrate Clade Race

    11 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By David Baum1, Kristin Jenkins2

    1. University of Wisconsin 2. BioQUEST

    This activity introduces basic tree reading skills for evolutionary phylogenies. It is designed as a short group activity. After completing this activity, students should be familiar with basic...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1906/?v=1

  11. Remote sensing data processing – NEON airborne data

    10 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Yingying Xie

    Northwestern University

    Concepts of remote sensing and data logistics, and NEON remote sensing data are introduced. Students learn how to apply spatial data processing and visualization skills using R coding program to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1905/?v=1

  12. Intro to Data Types and Graphing Lab

    09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Stephanie Spera

    University of Richmond

    This is the third lab in an Introductory Physical Geography/Environmental Studies course. It introduces students to different data types (qualitative vs quantitative), basic statistical analyses...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1903/?v=1

  13. Analyzing Nutrient Simulation Experiments with a one-way ANOVA

    09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rebecca North

    We discuss what tests are appropriate to analyze the data from nutrient simulation experiments. They will conduct one-way ANOVAs and a post hoc test using a dummy dataset and interpret the results.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1900/?v=1

  14. Cleaning Data with R and the Tidyverse in Swirl

    09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Rachel Hartnett

    Oklahoma State University

    The overall goal is to help students learn common data cleaning procedures on a dataset once they’ve collected measurements and before they are able to start their analysis. This swirl lesson is...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1891/?v=1

  15. Genome Sequence Data in R using Biostrings (Swirl Lesson)

    09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Robert E Furrow

    University of California, Davis

    By the end of this lesson, students should be able to load FASTA files into R as DNAStringSets and use width() and alphabetFrequency(), combined with other functions like sum() and mean(), to...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1898/?v=1

  16. Cleaning Biodiversity Data: Excel

    09 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2

    1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

    Access and clean an open source polar bear dataset using Excel.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1899/?v=1

  17. Social Distancing Simulation in NetLogo

    08 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Anne Elizabeth Yust

    The New School

    A NetLogo simulation that shows the effects of social distancing on the spread of infectious disease.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1897/?v=1

  18. Digital Atlas of Ancient Life | Exploring the Diversity and History of Fossil Life

    08 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jonathan Hendricks

    Paleontological Research Institution

    The Digital Atlas project include field guides to fossils (including a mobile app), an online paleontology textbook, and a collection of over 500 virtual 3D models of fossil specimens.

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1893/?v=1

  19. Hemoglobin cooperativity and adaptations to high altitude living

    05 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alida Janmaat

    University of the Fraser Valley

    This resource accompanies the "How does blood carry oxygen?" chapter in the Integrating Concepts in Biology etext. Students evaluate the cooperativity of hemoglobin and adaptations to high altitude...

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1892/?v=1

  20. NIBLSE Learning Resource Collection

    03 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Hayley Orndorf

    University of Pittsburgh

    Collection of bioinformatics hosted at NIBLSE

    https://qubeshub.org/publications/1027/?v=1