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by rkoopma2
February 19th, 2012, 11:01 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Disease Detective B/C
Replies: 273
Views: 44265

Re: Disease Detective B/C

What kind of source are you using to study for this event? I recently bought "Epidemiology 4th e/d by Leon Gordis" textbook and had been studying it to prepare for the state-level test. I am wondering if reading whole epidemiology textbook is quite necessary to win? Also wiil you tell me any online...
by rkoopma2
February 18th, 2012, 6:10 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Anatomy B/C
Replies: 238
Views: 37672

Re: Anatomy B/C

Hypothetically, on a test, they ask a question such as "If someone loses their voice, what is the best treatment for them?" What would you answer that with? I doubt that they would ask that because losing one's voice isn't a direct result of any of the diseases we need to know (COPD, asthma, emphys...
by rkoopma2
February 14th, 2012, 5:49 am
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Microbe Mission B/C
Replies: 249
Views: 40420

Re: Microbe Mission B/C

You mean like endosymbiosis? Those questions aren't uncommon. Has anyone actually had to use microscopes? Yeah, I get such questions often. I've had to use actual microscopes twice: once at state last year and once at an invitational this year. At state, we had to answer questions about the type of...
by rkoopma2
February 13th, 2012, 12:59 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Disease Detective B/C
Replies: 273
Views: 44265

Re: Disease Detective B/C

[quote="eta150"]Just a question:

Would you say that hometown (not current town of residence) is a person or place factor?


Is that from one of the tests on the test exchange? I found a couple of other questionable answers on that test.
by rkoopma2
February 13th, 2012, 12:43 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Disease Detective B/C
Replies: 273
Views: 44265

Re: Disease Detective B/C

okay, a there were a couple of questions at my invitational that I didn't know and they are really bugging me.
1. fill in the blank: infectious disease epidemiology relies mostly on________ while chronic disease epidemiology relies mostly on________.

2. what is the biologic gradient?
by rkoopma2
February 11th, 2012, 3:14 pm
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Protein Modeling C
Replies: 405
Views: 67595

Re: Protein Modeling C

I would like to thank everybody who made the wiki for this event and have answered my questions. My partner and I got put into this event two weeks ago,and got our toobers 3 days ago and we got2nd at our ibvite today, which wouldn't have happened w/out the tips and pointers we got here!
by rkoopma2
February 8th, 2012, 11:06 am
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Protein Modeling C
Replies: 405
Views: 67595

Re: Protein Modeling C

So on Jmol if I do color structure, the alpha helices are pink and the beta sheets are yellow, correct?
by rkoopma2
February 2nd, 2012, 4:46 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Epidemiology Challenge C [Trial]
Replies: 9
Views: 3863

Re: Epidemiology Challenge C [Trial]

Is there a chance that this will become an actual event? because I would love this event.
by rkoopma2
February 2nd, 2012, 4:42 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Anatomy B/C
Replies: 238
Views: 37672

Re: Anatomy B/C

What is the significance of the peritoneum? (in terms of significance in the test) It covers most of the digestive organs, has two layers (parietal and Visceral; parietal surrounds entire cavity, visceral covers individual organs) and the slit between the membranes that contains serous fluid, some ...
by rkoopma2
February 1st, 2012, 11:14 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Disease Detective B/C
Replies: 273
Views: 44265

Re: Disease Detective B/C

The rules for Disease Detectives seem to be getting more and more vague every year, regarding the math part of the event, which is, in itself, the most important part of the competition. :/ You are essentially correct in which you said mathematics is an important part of Disease Detectives competit...

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