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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (6): 369–373.
Published: 01 August 2022
... a hands-on bioinformatics activity, using the free bioinformatics program, RasMol. This module was designed to help students understand the relationships of a protein to a specific disease, and in this paper, we have chosen to discuss apolipoprotein E (APOE) relationships to Alzheimer’s disease since some...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (1): 28–32.
Published: 01 January 2022
... sequences from PCR products using the freely available bioinformatics suite UGENE and in doing so are introduced to core bioinformatics skills. The entire project is framed around the axiom that if the yellow gene controls phenotypic differences in body color between wild-type and yellow-bodied flies...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (7): 464–471.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., and classes were severely hampered by a lack of hands-on investigations involving critical thinking and problem-solving skills. In response to a need for online experimentation, bioinformatics lessons centered around SARS-CoV-2 were developed. This article presents a multipart bioinformatics lesson...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... This learning module is designed to engage students in the process of science, provide them with active learning experiences using online bioinformatics tools, and foster their appreciation for the evolutionary connections across the tree of life. * Erin L. McCullough and Lauren Verdeflor are joint first...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 577–581.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Jo Marie Bacusmo; Julie Bokor; Kathy Savage; Valérie de Crécy-Lagard Bioinformatics, the study of biological data using various computational techniques, is a very important aspect of biology, and its integration would greatly benefit current high school curricula. However, because most...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (8): 619–624.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Ana Martins; Maria João Fonseca; Fernando Tavares Adapting research-driven routines to the classroom context can promote innovative and motivational learning environments. Using a case-study approach, we propose a set of bioinformatics-based activities supported by a tutorial video aiming...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (6): 386–394.
Published: 01 August 2014
... scenario, we created a 90-minute activity for high school or undergraduate students to use online bioinformatics tools to detect single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) between a wild-type and a variant Mycobacterium tuberculosis gene that could confer resistance to a commonly used TB antibiotic, rifampin...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (8): 572–577.
Published: 01 October 2013
... the assembly graph, especially in de Bruijn assemblers ( http://gcat.davidson.edu/phast/debruijn.html ), by introducing new subsequences. Genome assembly bioinformatics computational biology teaching tool Genome-scale DNA sequencing has transformed biological research. Scientists can sequence...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (5): 318–322.
Published: 01 May 2012
... promotes the development of a scientifically literate population. Because typical college introductory biology laboratories do not include experiences of this type, we present a bioinformatics module that can easily be included in a 90-minute session of a biology course for both majors and non-majors...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (4): 250–255.
Published: 01 April 2012
... their functions and three-dimensional structures. This activity is suitable for use in units exploring protein structure and function, metabolism, or bioinformatics. © 2012 by National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Request permission to photocopy or reproduce article content...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (7): 422–426.
Published: 01 September 2010
...-mail: sherry.herron@usm.edu 4 e-mail: john.parr@usm.edu 5 e-mail: bridgette.l.davis@usm.edu 6 e-mail: parker.nelson@hpsd.k12.ms.us © 2010 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2010 Theme-based instruction sickle cell disease guided inquiry bioinformatics physiology stem cells...