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00:34:00

Insight into the Laws of Nature for Biological Evolution

by Werner Arber
Insight into the Laws of Nature for Biological Evolution
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 856 views
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Both evolutionary biology and genetics have their roots 150 years ago in work with phenotypic variants of plants and animals. In contrast, microbial genetics originating as recently as the 1940s, rapidly revealed that filamentous DNA molecules are th....

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00:31:00

Finding Mutations that Affect Immunity

by Bruce Beutler
Finding Mutations that Affect Immunity
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 930 views
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Beginning with an exception to normal function caused by a genetic aberration, one may hope to find at least one protein with non-redundant function in a certain biological process. This approach permitted the identification of the receptor for bacte....

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00:35:00

Telomeres: Telling Tails

by Elizabeth Blackburn
Telomeres: Telling Tails
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 869 views
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Telomeres protect chromosome ends and help stabilize the genome. Throughout human life and in aging, telomeres often erode down, eventually causing cells to malfunction or die. The highly regulated cellular enzyme telomerase adds telomeric DNA to tel....

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00:27:00

A Crime against Humanity

by Richard Roberts
A Crime against Humanity
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1036 views
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When Monsanto first tried to introduce GMO seeds into Europe there was a backlash by the Green parties and their political allies, who feared that American agro-business was about to take over their food supply. Thus began a massive campaign not agai....

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00:29:00

From Proto-oncogenes to Precision Oncology

by Harold Varmus
From Proto-oncogenes to Precision Oncology
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 986 views
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The diagnosis, classification, and treatment of human cancers are being transformed by scientific discoveries that were strongly influenced by the discovery of the c-src proto-oncogene, as described in the lecture by Michael Bishop. The path to this ....

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00:31:00

Minimizing a Bacterial Genome by Global Design and Synthesis

by Hamilton Smith
Minimizing a Bacterial Genome by Global Design and Synthesis
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 957 views
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In 2010, we chemically synthesized the 1078 Kb Mycoplasma mycoides genome and transplanted it into a recipient cell cytoplasm to create a 'synthetic cell', JCVI-syn1.0 (Science, 329, 52-56, 2010). We identified several hundred non-essential genes by ....

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00:31:00

The Origins of Cellular Life

by Jack Szostak
The Origins of Cellular Life
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 843 views
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The complexity of modern biological life has long made it difficult to understand how life could emerge spontaneously from the chemistry of the early earth. We are attempting to synthesize simple artificial cells in order to discover plausible pathwa....

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00:06:00

Genetic Engineering

by Various Presenters
Genetic Engineering
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 0 views
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A discussion of the problems caused by genetic engineering.

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00:05:00

Helix – Episode 9 – Autism

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 9 – Autism
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 0 views
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This episode covers the symptoms and theorized causes of the Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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00:05:00

Helix – Episode 8 – Wilson Disease

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 8 – Wilson Disease
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 954 views
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This episode outlines details about Wilson disease, a rare disorder involving the amounts of copper in the body,  and the negative effects on vision and different organs.

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01:16:00

The End of Disease

by Roger Kornberg
The End of Disease
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1020 views
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The importance of transcription in cells and its effect on disease.

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01:12:00

A Worm’s Tale: Secrets of Inheritance and Immortality

by Craig Mello
A Worm’s Tale: Secrets of Inheritance and Immortality
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1116 views
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Intracellular synthesis is immensely fast and complex.

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00:57:00

Understanding the Cell cycle

by Paul Nurse
Understanding the Cell cycle
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 910 views
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How genes act to control the functioning of cells.

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01:09:00

Green Fluorescent Protein: Lighting up Life

by Martin Chalfie
Green Fluorescent Protein: Lighting up Life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 854 views
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The accidental discovery of this wonderful tool has changed the face of biology.

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00:05:00

Helix – Episode 7 – Hemophilia

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 7 – Hemophilia
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 859 views
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This episode covers the rare blood disorder, hemophilia.

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00:05:00

Helix – Episode 6 – Sickle Cell Disease

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 6 – Sickle Cell Disease
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 3007 views
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In this episode of Helix, Patricia Martin outlines the symptoms and causes of sickle cell disease (also referred to as sickle cell anemia), a hemoglobin-affecting disorder.

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00:05:00

Helix – Episode 5 – Down Syndrome

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 5 – Down Syndrome
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 943 views
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In this episode of Helix, Patricia Martin covers the very common and well-known chromosomal condition, Down syndrome.

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00:04:00

Helix – Episode 4 – Klinefelter Syndrome

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 4 – Klinefelter Syndrome
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 5153 views
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In this episode of Helix, Patricia Martin outlines the symptoms and complications associated with Klinefelter syndrome, which is related to Turner syndrome.

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00:30:00

Inheritance from Teratomas

by Martin Evans
Inheritance from Teratomas
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 729 views
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The techniques and concepts that have resulted in the identification and isolation of embryonic stem cells have come from studies with mouse teratocarcinomas. Embryonic stem cells isolated from normal mouse embryos may be grown in tissue culture and....

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00:45:00

On the Genetic Basis of Morphological Evolution

by Christiane Nusslein-Volhard
On the Genetic Basis of Morphological Evolution
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 656 views
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Darwin's theory of evolution states that variation of the shape and pattern of the adults rather than the embryos are the basis for natural selection. In order to understand how morphological variation arises, it is important to identify the genes th....

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00:31:00

Biological Evolution in the Context of Cosmic Evolution and of Cultural Evolution

by Werner Arber
Biological Evolution in the Context of Cosmic Evolution and of Cultural Evolution
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 972 views
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After reconsidering the very long time periods in cosmic evolution, we will focus our attention to the evolutionary development of living organisms on our planet Earth. The genetic variants (mutations), which are occasionally produced, are alteratio....

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00:42:00

Natural Selection and the Future of Life

by Christian de DuvŽ
Natural Selection and the Future of Life
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1067 views
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In his lecture Professor Christian Rene de DuvŽ gives a rough overview on the history of life starting about 3.5 billion years ago with the first cells up to the appearance of the first primates 70 million years ago, and he states that all organisms....

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00:31:00

Genes and Proteins that Control Secretion and Autophagy

by Randy Schekman
Genes and Proteins that Control Secretion and Autophagy
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 2371 views
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The broad outlines of the secretory pathway were established by pioneering EM and cell fractionation experiments conducted by George Palade in the 1960s. Beginning in the mid 1970s and early 80s, my laboratory isolated a series of conditionally leth....

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00:35:00

GFP and After

by Martin Chalfie
GFP and After
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1053 views
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Since its introduction as a biological marker, the Aequorea victoria Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) has had a strong impact in biology, being used in an ever-increasing variety of ways. I will review a bit of the history of GFP and show how having ....

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00:38:00

Cultural Values of Scientific Knowledge

by Werner Arber
Cultural Values of Scientific Knowledge
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 879 views
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The acquisition of scientific knowledge largely depends on the availability of appropriate research approaches and methodologies.  Novel scientific knowledge represents cultural values.  On the one hand, it enriches our world-view with impacts on o....

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00:03:00

Helix – Episode 3 – Turner Syndrome

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 3 – Turner Syndrome
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 10165 views
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In this episode of Helix, Patricia Martin covers the chromosomal condition Turner syndrome.  Patricia gives a quick lesson on the symptoms and treatments associated with this congenital disorder.  

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00:06:00

Helix – Episode 2 – Tay-Sachs Disease

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 2 – Tay-Sachs Disease
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 4180 views
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In this episode of Helix, Patricia Martin outlines the symptoms and complications associated with the terminal illness Tay-Sachs disease.

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00:07:00

Helix – Episode 1 – Genetics

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 1 – Genetics
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1620 views
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Helix is an educational series covering genetic disorders, brought to you by Patricia Martin and powered by GEOSET Studios. In this first episode, Patricia primes young learners on modern genetic theory before diving into the exciting field of geneti....

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00:54:00

Francis Crick: anti-vitalist activist

by Christine Aicardi
Francis Crick: anti-vitalist activist
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 675 views
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In the course of his scientific career, Francis Crick changed research fields several times. In almost 30 years at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, he worked on protein crystallography, molecular genetics, developmental cell biol....

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00:07:00

Optogenetics

by Richard Rogers
Optogenetics
for All ages,
Undergraduate presentations | All ages | 6 years ago | 1339 views
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Richard Rogers, undergraduate at Florida State University, explains some of the exciting and novel research he has taken part in.

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00:50:00

Epigenetics, Diet and Cancer Prevention

by Roderick Dashwood
Epigenetics, Diet and Cancer Prevention
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1002 views
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How genes can be switched on and off by environmental effects and how this affects the development of cancers.

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01:01:00

Genetic fingerprinting: past, present and future

by Alec Jeffreys
Genetic fingerprinting: past, present and future
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 5807 views
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Alec Jeffreys presents the origins of DNA fingerprinting through to the latest developments and their social impact

 

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01:17:00

Genetics, epigenetics and disease

by Adrian Bird
Genetics, epigenetics and disease
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1271 views
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The human genome sequence has been available for more than a decade, but its significance is still not fully understood. While most human genes have been identified, there is much to learn about the DNA signals that control them. This lecture describ....

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00:29:00

Cloning

by Various Presenters
Cloning
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 11930 views
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Why is cloning such hot science? What are the potential benefits? And are there other ways of achieving them? What are stem cells, and why do many scientists say that embryonic cells are required for this work?

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00:06:00

Inbreeding in an isolated population of animals

by Jennifer Goldsby
Inbreeding in an isolated population of animals
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 9645 views
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Jennifer talks about recent research detailing the effects of inbreeding on an isolated animal population and shows how this affects our ideas about breeding domestic animals.

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01:08:00

Nobel Lives

by Sidney Brenner
Nobel Lives
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 2434 views
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An audience with Nobel prize winners John Sulston FRS and Sydney Brenner FRS, who talk to Sarah Montague of BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, about their lives in science and their visions for the future.

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01:04:00

The Role of the Royal Society in the Battle over Mendelism

by Gregory Radick
The Role of the Royal Society in the Battle over Mendelism
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1866 views
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The early years of the twentieth century saw one of the most ferocious controversies in the whole history of biology, over Gregor Mendel's experiments in pea hybridization and their significance for the scientific study of inheritance. On one side, t....

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01:06:00

Our genomes, our history

by Gilean McVean
Our genomes, our history
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1020 views
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Genetic differences between humans reflect the fundamental processes, such as mutation, recombination and natural selection, which have influenced our evolutionary history. Now that we can chart the genomes of many individuals, we are finding many su....

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00:10:00

Origin of Life on Earth: Abiogenesis

by Yangguang Ou
Origin of Life on Earth: Abiogenesis
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 3629 views
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This presentation portrays a general overview of the theory of abiogenesis and its conceptual history. From the theory of spontaneous generation to biogenesis to the modern-day abiogenesis, the changing perception of the origin of life is discussed.....

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00:06:00

The Science of Love

by Maeghan Gibson
The Science of Love
for All ages,
Undergraduate presentations | All ages | 10 years ago | 1145 views
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A brief look into the physical, biological, chemical and behavioral attributes that humanity shares with other members of the animal kingdom focusing on studies done on Jamaican dancers, Belding's ground squirrels, human MHC and others.

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00:08:00

Pharmaco-genomics

by Justis Freeley
Pharmaco-genomics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2766 views
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This is a brief presentation discussing the emerging field of pharmaco-genomics. It explains how understanding the human genome can lead to better drug therapy in the future including tailor-made drugs for individuals.

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01:07:00

Genetic fingerprinting and beyond

by Alec Jeffreys
Genetic fingerprinting and beyond
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1236 views
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Professor Jeffreys will describe how DNA typing can be used to solve casework and will review the latest developments, including the creation of major national DNA databases that are proving extraordinarily effective in the fight against crime.

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01:12:00

The Music of Life

by Denis Noble
The Music of Life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1502 views
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This event at Sheffield University formed part of a series on Arts-Science Encounters. Stories from The Music of Life related by Denis Noble are interwoven with performances of relevant pieces of classical guitar music by the world-class performer, C....

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00:11:00

Mitochondrial DNA Testing

by Jessica Moore
Mitochondrial DNA Testing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1176 views
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How the testing of mitochondrial DNA has revolutionised genetic tracing

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01:30:00

Behaving badly

by Uta Frith
Behaving badly
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 960 views
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Are environment, or genetics, more to blame when a human being turns to a life of crime? What does it mean to be criminally insane? And how effectively can a criminal tendency be treated with drugs? What different lights can literature and science sh....

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01:05:00

Genes, worms and the new genetics

by Julie Ahringer
Genes, worms and the new genetics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1046 views
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A surprising finding over the past 20 years is that all animals have many of the same genes and that they use them in similar ways to grow and develop. These similarities mean that much of what is learned about what genes do in simple animals such as....

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01:08:00

Engineered zinc finger proteins and gene expression

by Aaron Klug
Engineered zinc finger proteins and gene expression
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1241 views
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It has long been the goal of molecular biologists to design DNA binding proteins for the specific control of gene expression. The zinc finger design, discovered by Sir Aaron Klug 20 years ago, is ideally suited for such purposes, discriminating betwe....

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01:19:00

Beyond the human genome project

by Eric Lander
Beyond the human genome project
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1235 views
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Dr Lander and his colleagues have developed many of the key tools and generated many of the key information resources for modern mammalian genomics. Their work includes mapping and sequencing of the human, mouse, and other genomes. He was elected a m....

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