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*  The role of mental-modeling ability, content knowledge, and mental models in general chemistry students' understanding about...
The qualitative phase was guided by a theoretical framework of personal constructivism and a case study methodology. The ... This study explored general chemistry students' thinking processes about molecular polarity and related concepts. The study ... Findings of the quantitative study indicated results of inferential statistics and identified students' misconceptions ... and features of mental models while solving problems about molecular geometry and polarity. The major findings include that ...
  https://mospace.umsystem.edu/xmlui/handle/10355/4829
*  An Analog Macroscopic Technique for Studying Molecular Hydrodynamic Processes in Dense Gases and Liquids | Protocol
An experimentally accessible analog method for studying molecular hydrodynamic processes in dense fluids is presented. The ... The macroscopic experimental methods and theoretical models developed here can also be used to study various mass finishing ... or technically challenging molecular-scale particle scattering measurements. Furthermore, the theoretical framework developed ... macroscopic statistical mechanical and continuum flow models that were developed in this study allow consistent, quantitative ...
  https://www.jove.com/video/56632/an-analog-macroscopic-technique-for-studying-molecular-hydrodynamic
*  Princeton Center for Theoretical Physics | Not Even Wrong
In particular (again for me) it will be interesting to see whether good quantitative models in biophysics will fulfill the ... molecular biology and genomics - who are trained in theoretical physics," he said. "The purpose of the center is to create a ... framework in which these people can work together to expand the boundaries of theoretical science." ... Study of any real problem very quickly gets out hand from the theory standpoint. You can use physicist insights to explain ...
  http://www.math.columbia.edu/~woit/wordpress/?p=309
*  Shibire
In the models outlined in this study CFT-tubules would function to buffer the amount of available membrane that is accessible ... By exploring the predictions of a general theoretical framework including cluster fusion and fission events and recycling of E- ... This study used 3D superresolution quantitative microscopy in Drosophila embryos to characterize the size distribution of E- ... Likewise PDF, the only known sLNv output, is also not necessary for shits1 molecular effects. In pdf01 mutants, shits1 ...
  http://www.sdbonline.org/sites/fly/genebrief/shibire.htm
*  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Honours Neuroscience | 2013-2014 Programs, Courses and University Regulations - McGill University
Qualitative, quantitative and graphical techniques are used to analyze mathematical models and to compare theoretical ... An introduction to the theoretical framework, experimental techniques and analysis procedures available for the quantitative ... Linguistics : The neurobiological study of the human language faculty. Theoretical and experimental approaches to ... BIOC 212 Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Function (3 credits) Offered by: Biochemistry (Faculty of Science) ...
  https://www.mcgill.ca/study/2013-2014/faculties/science/undergraduate/programs/bachelor-science-bsc-honours-neuroscience
*  Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) (nsf16592) | NSF - National Science Foundation
Models should aim to be explanatory beyond the specific system under study and must be well-characterized and rigorously tested ... Projects must address quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics. Research in EEID is ... We have improved our ability to define the molecular identity and dynamics of pathogens, and have greatly increased our ... For the EEID program, the most competitive proposals are organized around an overarching conceptual framework that leads to ...
  https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2016/nsf16592/nsf16592.htm
*  Protocols and Video Articles Authored by Philip J. Murray (Translated to Chinese)
May, 2016 , Pubmed ID: 26606692 The aim of this study was to compare two different methods of quantitative assessment of tibial ... DNA Double-strand Break Repair: a Theoretical Framework and Its Application Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. Jan, 2016 ... altered molecular regulation can explain perturbed patterns in Wnt over-expression and BMP down-regulation mouse models. ... In some cases, discrete cell-level models can be coarse-grained, yielding continuum models whose analysis can lead to the ...
  https://www.jove.com/author/Philip+J._Murray?language=Chinese
*  Biology
... mathematical treatment of models, quantitative traits, and natural selection on phenotypic traits. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) ... Molecular Immunology. Prereq: BIOC 2001; or permission of the Department. This course explains the core molecular structures of ... Biology is the scientific study of living things: their form, their function, their origin and their behaviour. The study of ... altruism and communication will be discussed within a neo-Darwinian framework using optimality models and game theory. (Format ...
  https://www.mta.ca/academic_calendar/16-17c/Biology.html
*  THE EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT - Scheiner - 2009 - Evolution - Wiley Online Library
W. E. Zamer, S. M. Scheiner, A Conceptual Framework for Organismal Biology: Linking Theories, Models, and Data, Integrative and ... However, this would have required a change in focus from population and molecular genetics to quantitative genetics. It is ... The book's problems are exacerbated by a lack of a coherent theoretical framework, starting with a failure to provide a ... From that font of all wisdom, Wikipedia, we get: "Developmental biology is the study of the process by which organisms grow and ...
  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00666.x/full
*  British Library EThOS: Quantitative semantics and graph theory as a framework for complex systems modeling
... combines such induced knowledge network with a graph theoretical framework utilising a number of graph theory tools to study ... we are able to construct comprehensive models describing emerging characteristics and properties of complex phenomena ... random-walk measure and finds new ones by meaningfully selecting and aggregating contributions from known bio-molecular ... Quantitative semantics and graph theory as a framework for complex systems modeling ...
  http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.684418
*  Optimally designed nanolayered metal-dielectric particles as probes for massively multiplexed and ultrasensitive molecular...
In turn, this limits our capability to design assays in terms of both multiplexing and sensitivity based on theoretical models ... A study reports evidence of water ice on the moon's surface, discerned via a signature in the near-infrared reflectance spectra ... SERS-based probes (2, 3) are exceptionally attractive as they offer quantitative enhancement of signal with facile readout (4, ... a rational framework to design generalized SERS probes for a desired enhancement level, spectral selectivity, and size is ...
  http://www.pnas.org/content/107/31/13620
*  Physiological modes of action across species and toxicants: the key to predictive ecotoxicology - Environmental Science:...
What we have are tools to study toxicity at the cellular and molecular level,20,21 but no general theory or generic models to ... The AOP framework has not yet resulted in quantitative models that are general enough to test the above hypothesis. ... There is a gap in our understanding and theoretical frameworks. ... Models are simply tools to deduce quantitative conclusions from ... It is good to remember that most ecotoxicity models fall into the category of 'phenomenological' models,47 although DEB models ...
  https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2018/em/c7em00328e
*  Block Award | SPSP
A professor of psychology at UC-Berkeley, Jack Block was a pioneer in the theoretical and empirical study of personality. The ... The long-term goal of his work is to develop comprehensive taxonomic models that integrate normal-range and pathological ... With his colleague Paul T. Costa, Jr., McCrae developed an especially persuasive framework for conceptualizing the broad ... the integration of quantitative and qualitative methods, and an unparalleled ability to draw not only from various areas within ...
  http://spsp.org/awards/annualawards/seniorcareer/block-award
*  Frontiers | Crop epigenetics and the molecular hardware of genotype × environment interactions | Plant Science
Information is drawn from theoretical molecular in vitro studies as well as model and crop plants and incorporates recent ... A preliminary speculative framework is outlined, based on the evidence of what appears a cohesive set of interactions at ... A preliminary speculative framework is outlined, based on the evidence of what appears a cohesive set of interactions at ... Whilst tentative, this framework provides scope to develop experimental approaches to understand in greater detail the internal ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpls.2015.00968/full
*  Physical organic chemistry - Wikipedia
... tools of physical chemistry to the study of the structure of organic molecules and provides a theoretical framework that ... tests of quantitative models". The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 50 (8): 1216-1224. doi:10.1021/jo00208a014. [non-primary ... Because wavefunctions provide the total energy of a given molecular state, guessed molecular geometries can be optimized to ... The study of chemical kinetics is used to determine the rate law for a reaction. The rate law provides a quantitative ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physical_organic_chemistry
*  Research at the Department of Biology
... study on histories of languages families) and microevolutionary framework on dialectology (quantitative study of dialects). ... Elena L. Zvereva - The study aims at testing the theoretical prediction that natural selection can influence population cycles ... The work spans from molecular to ecosystem level. We investigate the molecular mechanisms of environmental adaptation, and how ... Satu Ramula - We use long-term population and climate data coupled with demographic models to investigate the responses and ...
  http://www.utu.fi/en/units/sci/units/biology/research/Pages/home.aspx
*  ERC FUNDED PROJECTS | ERC: European Research Council
... and will study how this emergent active behaviour is influenced by molecular mechanisms. We will study the cell cortex in the ... We will develop and employ novel theoretical approaches to describe the cell scale mechanical behaviour in terms of an active ... Project The quantitative Bcl-2 interactome in apoptosis: decoding how cancer cells escape death ... AngioBone will provide a first conceptual framework for normal and deregulated function of the bone sinusoidal vasculature. It ...
  https://erc.europa.eu/projects-figures/erc-funded-projects/results?retain-filters=1&destination=projects-figures/erc-funded-projects/Mainz&f%5B0%5D=country%3AGreece&f%5B1%5D=country%3ASweden&f%5B2%5D=tid%253Aparents_all%3A74&f%5B3%5D=country%3AGermany
*  Estimating Polygenic Effects Using Markers of the Entire Genome | Genetics
1993 Theoretical basis for separation of multiple linked gene effects in mapping quantitative trait loci. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci ... investigated this problem also from the marker-assisted selection point of view under the framework of association study at the ... Molecular markers have been used to map quantitative trait loci. However, they are rarely used to evaluate effects of ... Models that include multiple QTL have been developed (Sillanpaa and Arjas 1998; Kaoet al. 1999). With these models, the ...
  http://www.genetics.org/content/163/2/789?ijkey=f3097d089bc502653a2a0b790ed323bd013b3c94&keytype2=tf_ipsecsha
*  A Molecular Selection Index Method Based on Eigenanalysis | Genetics
This article develops the theoretical framework of MESIM. Simulation results show that the genotypic means and the expected ... This study proposes an MSI based on an eigenanalysis method (molecular eigen selection index method, MESIM), where the first ... The coefficient of regression of the molecular marker is the MQTL effect. Statistical models and methods for mapping QTL and ... MARKER-ASSISTED selection (MAS) is an important breeding tool in which molecular marker alleles linked to quantitative trait ...
  http://www.genetics.org/content/180/1/547
*  Data Models and Statistical Analysis sub-cluster 93
The embryonic mouse hindbrain provides an excellent model to study the molecular and cellular ... ... Quantitative assessment of computational models for retinotopic map formation. Hjorth J J Johannes JJ Cambridge Computational ... and study how these can be suitably encapsulated within a mathematical framework utilising a limited number of ... ... A theoretical model of avian flight is developed which simulates wing motion through a class of methods known as predictive ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/cluster/3/Data-Models-and-Statistical-Analysis/sub-93.html
*  Courses » Academics | Boston University
... the focus will be on the theoretical developments and basic foundations of fluid mechanics using the mathematical framework of ... ENG BE 451: Directed Study in Biomedical Engineering. Individual study of a topic in biomedical engineering not covered in a ... Introduction to the molecular, physical and computational principles of cell function in the context of cutting-edge ... Topics include methods and kinetics of material synthesis, formation assembly, and phase behavior; models of polymer mechanical ...
  http://www.bu.edu/academics/eng/courses/?wantsMobile=true
*  Concerted control of Escherichia coli cell division | PNAS
Our approach defines a quantitative framework with general applicability in the field of cell division control, from bacterial ... presented is sufficiently general to be widely applicable and opens the way for rigorous tests of molecular cell-cycle models. ... A study uncovers genetic evidence of early colonization of Jamaica by primates and suggests that adaptation can shape species ... See SI Appendix for a discussion of the model calculations and the details of the theoretical procedure used to define the ...
  https://www.pnas.org/content/111/9/3431
*  David Haussler - Wikipedia
He is credited with pioneering the use of hidden Markov models (HMMs), stochastic context-free grammars, and the discriminative ... While pursuing his doctorate in theoretical computer science at the University of Colorado, Haussler became interested in the ... He develops new statistical and algorithmic methods to explore the molecular function and evolution of the human genome, ... With Blumer, Ehrenfeucht, and Warmuth he introduced the Vapnik-Chervonenkis framework to computational learning theory, solving ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Haussler
*  Courses » Academics | Boston University
Theoretical approaches to treat the models, (e.g., the Monte Carlo method) are covered. Special emphasis is placed on DNA ... The quantitative physiological aspects of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems are studied. Classical models of these ... ENG BE 505: Molecular Bioengineering I. Undergraduate Prerequisites: ENG EK424 or equivalent.. Provides engineering ... The physical principles of the major experimental methods to study DNA are explained, among them: X-ray analysis, NMR, optical ...
  https://www.bu.edu/academics/eng/courses/2/
*  Free-energy landscape of ion-channel voltage-sensor-domain activation | PNAS
... gating currents have been investigated extensively within the theoretical framework of so-called discrete-state Markov models ( ... and culminated in recent years with high-resolution molecular models resulting from ingenious experiments such as double mutant ... A study finds that individuals with major depressive disorder had lower blood levels of acetyl-L-carnitine (LAC) than healthy ... Whereas this top-down approach is firmly rooted in a quantitative analysis of experimental observables, it hinges on two strong ...
  http://www.pnas.org/content/112/1/124.full