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  1. 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

  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. 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

  4. 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

  5. Exploring how climate will impact plant-insect distributions and interactions using open data and informatics

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

    By Wendy Clement1, Kathleen Prudic2, Jeffrey Oliver3

    1. The College of New Jersey 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Arizona Libraries

    This teaching module provides an entry point for students to learn about data science, open data repositories (e.g., citizen science data), and species distribution modeling to study the effects of...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1286/?v=1

  6. Processes that Regulate Patterns of Species and Genetic Diversity

    29 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jillian K. Decker

    State University of New York - Rockland Community College

    This activity was developed for an undergraduate upper level ecology course for Environmental or Biological Science majors. Classes of ~20 students work best for the activity.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1245/?v=1

  7. Population Demography in Swirl

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

    By Emily Weigel

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    The students will learn to generate, test, and graphically represent basic hypotheses on data distributions using large datasets.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1214/?v=1

  8. Species Range Over Space and Time

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

    By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Libby Ellwood2, Molly Phillips3

    1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

    In this module, students use data from natural history collections to look at range shifts related to climate variables over different time periods.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1106/?v=1

  9. Developing Quantitative Skills Using HHMI BioInteractive Resources

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

    By Robin Bulleri1, Kristine Grayson2, Melissa Csikari3

    1. Carrboro High School 2. University of Richmond 3. Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    A workshop on using HHMI BioInteractive data activities to teach science content and quantitative skills

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1090/?v=1

  10. Antibody Binding

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

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Scatchard equation in the context of understanding antigen binding and the properties of antigens. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1040/?v=1

  11. An Investigation of Island Biogeography using Data from Online Natural History Collections

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

    By Debra Linton1, Anna Monfils1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3, Joseph Cook4

    1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio 4. University of New Mexico

    Module on coevolution in which students utilize natural history collections. Initial module by AIM-UP was modified by BLUE

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/278/?v=1

  12. Regulation of Gene Expression and Adipogenesis by PPAR-γ

    07 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Gary Laverty1, Thomas John Peters2, Juan Sebastián Ramírez-Lugo3, Denise Levin Signorelli4, Saumya Ramanathan

    1. University of Delaware 2. University of Pittsburgh 3. University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras 4. College of Southern Nevada

    Students learn about transcriptional regulation of PPAR-γ, an important controller of adipose tissue stores and energy metabolism through a drawing/coloring activity of the different components...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1010/?v=1

  13. Mutation and Selection: An Exploration of Antibiotic Resistance in Serratia Marcescens

    25 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laurel Hester1, Mark Sarvary2, Corey Ptak

    1. Keuka College 2. Cornell University

    This laboratory module gives students hands-on experience with mutation and selection in bacteria.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/875/?v=1

  14. Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)

    23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials

    An online journal focusing upon generally-applicable studies of cell biology.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/851/?v=1

  15. BioNumbers-the database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology

    19 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Ron Milo1, Paul Jorgensen2, Michael Springer3

    1. Weizmann Institute of Science 2. Harvard Medical School 3. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    BioNumbers is a database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology—the quantitative properties of biological systems of interest to computational, systems and molecular cell biologists

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/821/?v=1

  16. Assessment of Science Inquiry

    17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sabra Lee, George Hein

    Resource from the 2015 BioQUEST Summer Workshop

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/313/?v=1

  17. Q4B: Questions For Biology

    08 Dec 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Gulnur Birol, Greg Bole, Sunita Chowrira, Bridgette Clarkston, Thomas Deane, Malin Hansen, Erica Jeffery, Pam Kalas, Kathy Nomme, Rosemary Oh-McGinnis, Angie O’Neill, Carol Pollock, Joan Sharp, Karen Smith, Michelle Tseng

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/908The Questions For Biology (Q4B) team aims to create validated concept inventories for use in diagnosing student misconceptions, informing teaching practices and tracking...

  18. QUBES: Supporting faculty in the teaching of mathematical biology

    21 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Carrie Diaz Eaton, Sam S Donovan, Tom Gower, Kristin Jenkins, Drew LaMar, DorothyBelle Poli, Bob Sheehy, Jeremy M Wojdak

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/218Faculty are working hard to meet the career needs of students in mathematical biology at institutions across the country and the world. This may be by creating mathematical biology courses or...

  19. SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations

    20 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations  is about teaching differential equations using modeling and technology upfront and throughout the learning process. You can learn more at our dynamic website, www.simiode.org, where we...

  20. BioNumbers—the database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology

    03 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ron Milo, Paul Jorgensen, Uri Moran, Griffin Weber, Michael Springer

    This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/821BioNumbers (http://www.bionumbers.hms.harvard.edu) is a database of key numbers in molecular and cell biology—the quantitative properties of biological systems of...