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  1. Striped Bass: A Regulatory Success Story

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

    By J. Alexander McCrickard1, Angela Hanretty1, Amanda Thompson1

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    This module examines the Maryland striped bass moratorium (1985-1989) as a fisheries management success story. Maryland DNR striped bass young of the year data is utilized for least squares linear...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1347/?v=1

  2. Quantifying The Drivers and Impacts of Natural Disturbance Events – The 2013 Colorado Floods

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

    By Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo

    Alfred University

    This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1349/?v=1

  3. Regulación de expresión génica y adipogénesis por PPAR-γ

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

    By Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo

    University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras

    En ésta actividad de dibujo / coloreado los estudiantes aprenderán sobre los diferentes componentes involucrados en la regulación de la activación de PPAR-γ, un factor de transcripción que juega un...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1343/?v=1

  4. Cells of the Immune System

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

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial provides an overview of the immune system, concentrating on the roles played by B and T lymphocytes, and on the antigen-presentation system.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1340/?v=1

  5. Targeting Infected Cells for Immune Defense

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

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This animation shows how a cell infected by a virus signals cytotoxic T cells to destroy itself.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1339/?v=1

  6. The p53 Gene and Cancer

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

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial describes the structure and function of the p53 protein, how its activity is regulated in cells, and how mutant versions of p53 can lead to cancer.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1338/?v=1

  7. Cystic Fibrosis Mechanism and Treatment

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

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This animation shows how mutations in an ion channel protein lead to the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The animation also discusses how research on this protein has been used to develop...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1337/?v=1

  8. Conference-based Undergraduate Experiences: Lowering the Barrier for Learning about Computational Biology

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

    By Anna Ritz

    Reed College

    Presentation on how attending conferences can enhance computational biology training for undergraduates at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1334/?v=1

  9. Natural Selection in Humans

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

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This film explores the evolutionary connection between an infectious disease, malaria, and a genetic condition, sickle cell anemia.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1333/?v=1

  10. Electrical Activity of Neurons

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

    By HHMI BioInteractive

    This tutorial describes how neurons generate action potentials, and how scientists measure neuronal activity and record the firing of individual neurons.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1332/?v=1

  11. National Ecological Observatory Network: A Data Source For Your Classroom

    26 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Megan A. Jones

    National Ecological Observatory Network

    Abstract for a poster on NEON resources for use in research and education presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1327/?v=1

  12. Using Synthetic Biology to Teach Data Science

    26 Jun 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

    Abstract for poster 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=1

  13. Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE): Building standards and resources for using collections data in the classroom

    26 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Molly Phillips1, Debra Linton2, Libby Ellwood3, Natalie Douglas2, Lisa White4, Anna Monfils2

    1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. Central Michigan University 3. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 4. University of California Museum of Paleontology, UC Berkeley

    Abstract for poster on using collections data presented at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1324/?v=1

  14. Predator-Prey Interactions: Selective foraging by wolf spiders

    20 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cindy Bennington

    Stetson University

    This interactive case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) chapter entitled Predation, Herbivory and Parasitism.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1316/?v=1

  15. Leaping Lemur Life History

    20 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Cindy Bennington

    Stetson University

    This interrupted case study is intended for use in lower-division biology or ecology courses to complement the SimUText (SimBio) Life History chapter. Students practice calculating life history...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1320/?v=1

  16. Sequence Similarity in Developmental Biology - A Bioinformatics Exercise Using Myostatin

    19 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Barbara Murdoch

    Eastern Connecticut State University

    This exercise leads upper level biology majors in an inquiry-based excursion to determine how similar the signaling molecule, myostatin, is between humans and mice, using a basic set of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1317/?v=1

  17. BioSkills Guide

    13 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Alexa Clemmons1, Jerry Timbrook2, Jon Herron1, Alison Crowe1

    1. University of Washington 2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    The BioSkills Guide comprises program- and course-level learning outcomes that elaborate what general biology majors should be able to do by the time they graduate.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1305/?v=1

  18. Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE): Recent Activities

    11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By William Morgan

    The College of Wooster

    Presentation on NIBLSE at the 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1210/?v=1

  19. Mars Colony

    11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By James Burton Deemy

    College of Coastal Georgia

    In this exercise students work in groups to design an agroecosystem to feed a Mars Colony while accounting for space and energy transfer limitations.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1296/?v=1

  20. Island Frogs

    11 Jun 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By James Burton Deemy

    College of Coastal Georgia

    This is an exercise in island biogeography that allows students to reconstruct splits in the evolutionary history of several hypothetical frog species.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1295/?v=1