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Freeley 00:08:00

Pharmaco-genomics

by Justis Freeley
Pharmaco-genomics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2745 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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Graves 00:08:00

Platypus Genome

by Jenny Graves
Platypus Genome
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1178 views
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The duck-billed platypus is a truly unique animal; a monotreme with almost no close relatives alive on earth. Scientists just had to take a look at that genome and here they discuss their findings.

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personality 00:29:00

Predicting Personality

by Various Presenters
Predicting Personality
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1511 views
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To what extent is our personality dictated by our genetic makeup? Groundbreaking new research in the fields of genetics and MRI Scanning are only now making it possible to tackle these questions, and the results are sometimes surprising. What makes u....

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Carroll 01:07:00

Remarkable Creatures – Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origin of Species

by Sean Carroll
Remarkable Creatures – Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origin of Species
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1216 views
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A lecture given as part of the Origins 09 series at Florida State University to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species'. Sean B. Carroll is a professor of molecular biology and genetics at the University of Wisconsin-M....

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Chin 01:02:00

Reprogramming the code of life

by Jason Chin
Reprogramming the code of life
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 950 views
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The information for synthesizing the molecules that allow organisms to survive and replicate is encoded in genomic DNA. In the cell, DNA is copied to messenger RNA, and triplet codons in the messenger RNA are decoded in the process of translation to ....

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Hunter 00:09:00

Smoking and lung cancer genes

by David Hunter
Smoking and lung cancer genes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 905 views
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Some of the strongest evidence that lung cancer risk variants are common in the general population appears in Nature and Nature Genetics, although the three papers differ on whether the association is direct or mediated through nicotine dependence. W....

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telomeres 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 | 794 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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The End of Disease 01:16:00

The End of Disease

by Roger Kornberg
The End of Disease
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 987 views
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The importance of transcription in cells and its effect on disease.

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The End of Evolution?

by Various Presenters
The End of Evolution?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 987 views
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Have advances in modern medicine put an end to evolution in humans? If not, how is the human race evolving?

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Noble 01:12:00

The Music of Life

by Denis Noble
The Music of Life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1461 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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the origins of cellular 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 | 767 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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RS Radick 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 | 6 years ago | 975 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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