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AVIDA exercise on the role of mutation in evolution
21 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By William Beachly
A tested exercise at the college freshmen level using AVIDA-Ed to generate and test a hypothesis about the relationship between mutation rate and the probability of evolving a useful function in...
Avida-ED Lab Book
24 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robert T Pennock1, Louise Mead2, Wendy Johnson3, Amy Lark3, Jim Smith1, Cory Kohn4
1. Michigan State University 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 3. Avida-ED 4. Keck Science Department, The Claremont Colleges
Avida-ED activities, modified for the Argentina 2019 Avida-ED Workshop, presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop
Avida-ED Lab Book Summer 2017
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27 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Wendy Johnson, Cory Kohn, Amy Lark, Louise Mead, Robert T Pennock, Jim Smith, Michael James Wiser
The Summer 2017 version of the Avida-ED Lab Manual includes the addition of an exercise that covers genetic drift (Exercise 4: Exploring Population Change Without Selection)
Avida-ED presentation: Context Dependent Fitness
26 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Maren L Friesen1, Andrew M Jarosz1
Michigan State University
02 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Matthew Zelisko1, Kimberly Anderson
University of Houston
TeachEngineering resource in which students construct paper recombinant plasmids to simulate the methods genetic engineers use to create modified bacteria.
BAG Lab Manual Yeast
30 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lisa Scheifele
Loyola University Maryland
This is the lab manual for yeast chromosome synthesis
Bald Eagle Module Introductory Powerpoint and Lab Report Rubric
22 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Dustin Wilgers
Modification of "Exploring the population dynamics of wintering bald eagles through long-term data." This is a product of the 2016 Faculty Mentoring Network, Data Discovery
Behavioral Genetics: Investigating the genes of a complex phenotype in fruit flies
03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Craig E. Stanley, Jr., Charles Hadley S. King, IV, Michelle Thornton, Rob J. Kulathinal
Introductory genetics laboratory published as GSA Learning Resource
23 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Stephen Gosnell
Baruch College, City University of New York
This lesson focused on introducing students to binomial data analysis and reinforcing concepts of confidence intervals, p-value interpretation, and one- vs two-sided tests.
BIO 181G: The information age
29 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rachel Schwartz1, Linda Forrester1
University of Rhode Island
Course materials for BIO181G: The information age
BIO 263 Ecological Data Analysis
Course materials for BIO 263 Ecological Data Analysis
BIO 439/539: Big Data Analysis
Course materials for BIO 439/539: Big Data Analysis
BIO103R: Bio 103 and 104 Labs in R at URI
GitHub repository for Bio 103 and 104 Labs in R at University of Rhode Island
Biobyte 2 - Exploratory data analysis
14 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sam S Donovan
University of Pittsburgh
This short activity can be used to introduce the concept of exploratory data analysis and get participants to think about how this data science strategy is complementary to having students...
Biobyte 3 - Lab reports as reproducible research
By Sam S Donovan1, Drew LaMar2
1. University of Pittsburgh 2. College of William and Mary
This short activity introduces a discussion of reproducibility in scientific research and ways that we might address these ideas with undergraduates. There is an opportunity to use a prototype...
Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections
17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Rochester Institute of Technology
Collections based research is a critical tool for organismal biology and biodiversity research. Yet natural history collections have a complicated past. This multi-class module examines the...
Biogeography of plant-associated fungi: who lives where and why?
28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Naupaka Bruce Zimmerman1, Peter Vitousek2
1. University of San Francisco 2. Stanford University
This dataset of fungal communities associated with the leaves an endemic Hawaiian tree provides students opportunities to explore relationships between environmental variables and microbial...
Bioimage Informatics Activity
26 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By David Julian
Univ of Florida
Students use basic bioimage informatics techniques to acquire quantitative data from images of cultured cells and test a hypothesis about the effect of a genetic mutation on cellular phenotypes
Bioinformatics - Investigating Sequence Similarity
31 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Adam Kleinschmit1, Benita Brink1, Steven Roof2, Komal Vig3
1. Adams State University 2. Hampshire College 3. Alabama State University
This laboratory module, leads introductory biology students in the exploration of a basic set of bioinformatics concepts and tools.
05 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):