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  1. REMNet: Introduction To Instructors 5.3.19

    22 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jimiane Ashe1, Theodore Muth1

    CUNY Brooklyn College

    Video on incorporating microbiome sequencing into biology education from the Research Experiences in Microbiomes Network

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1299/?v=1

  2. Ethics in Synthetic Biology

    15 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1396/?v=1

  3. Should we synthesize a human genome?

    15 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa Scheifele

    Loyola University Maryland

    Two articles introducing the Human Genome Project-Write and asking questions about the ethics of the project.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1395/?v=1

  4. Ethics of Metabolic engineering

    15 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa Scheifele

    Loyola University Maryland

    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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1394/?v=1

  5. Ethics in synthetic genomics

    15 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa Scheifele

    Loyola University Maryland

    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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1393/?v=1

  6. Ethics of Gene Editing

    15 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa Scheifele

    Loyola University Maryland

    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.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1392/?v=1

  7. Biobyte 4 - The role of data science principles and practices in undergraduate biology

    15 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    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,...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1390/?v=1

  8. Summer 2019 Biobytes

    14 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    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”.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1391/?v=1

  9. Biobyte 3 - Lab reports as reproducible research

    14 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1389/?v=1

  10. 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...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1388/?v=1

  11. Selection and the Blond Beach Mouse

    08 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jay Owen Sandal

    Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

    National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this "clicker" case study explores ultimate and proximate explanations for cryptic coloration in animals.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1384/?v=1

  12. Biobyte 1 - Where are we in the data science landscape?

    06 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sam S Donovan

    University of Pittsburgh

    This short activity can be used to introduce the NAS Data Science For Undergraduates report's definition of data acumen and engage participants in a self assessment of how they connect with those...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1377/?v=1

  13. Using Synthetic Biology to Teach Data Science

    05 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret S Saha1, Beteel Abu-Ageel1, Sanjana Challa1, Xiangyi Fang1, Chai Hibbert1, Anna Isler1, Elias Nafziger1, Adam Oliver1, Hanqiu Peng1, Julia Urban1, Vivian Zhu1

    College of William and Mary

    Poster and supplemental materials on using synthetic biology to introduce students to meaningful data mining, analysis, and application to engineering novel biological constructs.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1326/?v=3

  14. Using Synthetic Biology to Teach Data Science

    30 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Margaret S Saha1, Beteel Abu-Ageel1, Sanjana Challa1, Xiangyi Fang1, Chai Hibbert1, Anna Isler1, Elias Nafziger1, Adam Oliver1, Hanqiu Peng1, Julia Urban1, Vivian Zhu1

    College of William and Mary

    Poster and supplemental materials on using synthetic biology to introduce students to meaningful data mining, analysis, and application to engineering novel biological constructs.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1326/?v=2

  15. NMDS to Study Dead Wood Fungi Communities in Parks of New Jersey

    30 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Maria Shumskaya1, Christopher Zambell1

    Kean University

    Students use dead wood (saproxylic) fungi occurrence data from New Jersey, USA collected by students and faculty of Kean University to learn the basics of community ecology. Simple NMDS ordination...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1367/?v=1

  16. Build-a-Phage Lab Manual

    25 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lisa Scheifele1, Eric Cooper2, Robert Newman3

    1. Loyola University Maryland 2. Hartwick College 3. North Carolina A&T University

    This is a lab manual for phage genome synthesis that includes both Building Block synthesis and Semi-synthetic assembly.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1250/?v=1

  17. Malawian Aquaculture Pond Ecosystem Challenge

    24 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    This case study challenges students to design a pond that will provide supplemental food security to a rural Malawian village. In the process they apply concepts of primary and secondary...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1365/?v=1

  18. Mosquito Invasion! A Lotka-Volterra Competition Case Study

    24 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jessica Coyle

    In this instructor-led interrupted case study, students practice interpreting Lotka-Volterra competition model parameters using data on an invasive and native mosquito species.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1364/?v=1

  19. Aquatic Nutrient Levels and Climate Change

    16 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Elli Bosch1, Kaycee Faunce1, Amanda Thompson

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    This learning module was designed to introduce students to the aquatic nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus, their roles in ecosystem function and nutrient pollution, and what impacts climate change...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1356/?v=1

  20. Optimal Foraging in Swirl

    15 Jul 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mary Elizabeth McWhirt1, Emily Weigel1

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    This lesson centers around the marginal value theorem (MVT, Charnov 1976), which describes how animals should forage in patches. It serves as a pre-lab to teach MVT basics, vectors, ANOVA, and...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1213/?v=1