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Sakmann 00:04:00

Bert Sakmann

by Bert Sakmann
Bert Sakmann
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 743 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize 1991 in Physiology / Medicine 1991 together with Erwin Neher 'for their discoveries concerning the function of single ion channels in cells'

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Fischer 00:05:00

Edmond Fischer

by Edmond Fischer
Edmond Fischer
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Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 728 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize 1992 in Medicine / Physiology together with Edwin G. Krebs 'for their discoveries concerning reversible protein phosphorylation as a biological regulatory mechanism'

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Neher 00:07:00

Erwin Neher

by Erwin Neher
Erwin Neher
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 927 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine / Physiology 1991 together with Bert Sakmann 'for their discoveries concerning the function of single ion channels in cells'.

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Sanger 00:21:00

Fred Sanger – Father of Molecular Biology

by Fred Sanger
Fred Sanger – Father of Molecular Biology
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Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 3292 views
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Fred Sanger is often considered the father of modern molecular biology, and is one of the few people to have been awarded two Nobel prizes. Working in Cambridge he developed a new chromatographic method for determining amino-acid end-groups. His n....

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Blobel 00:09:00

Günter Blobel

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Günter Blobel
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 795 views
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Günter Blobel was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine/ Physiology 1999 'for the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell'. In this interview Blobel talks about the work that he did for t....

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Perutz 4 00:52:00

Max Perutz Interview – 2

by Max Perutz
Max Perutz Interview – 2
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Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 716 views
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The concluding part of an interview with the 1962 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.

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Crowther 01:05:00

Microscopy goes cold: secrets of frozen viruses

by Tony Crowther
Microscopy goes cold: secrets of frozen viruses
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 639 views
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Viruses are a major cause of death and disease. Too small to be seen by light microscopy, they were first visualised about 50 years ago by electron microscopy. Dr. Crowther describes his work on the development of the methods and illustrates how he h....

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Nagayama 00:58:00

Self-Assembly: Nature’s way to do it

by Kuniaki Nagayama
Self-Assembly: Nature’s way to do it
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 586 views
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Biology operates at two levels: the large scale which we can see and the underlying microscopic one. The amazing way in which intermolecular forces cause protein arrays to self-assemble, enabling Nature to fabricate the large scale components of livi....

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MacKinnon 00:29:00

Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Ion Channels

by Roderick MacKinnon
Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Ion Channels
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Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 942 views
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In this interview MacKinnon, Nobel Prizewinner in Chemistry, 2003, discusses Max Perutz and then his own research. He says his course into science was quite sequacious and he really didn't start science until he was about 30 as he had a strong intere....

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Nirenberg 00:39:00

The interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis

by Marshall Nirenberg
The interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 856 views
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This interview starts with Nirenberg (Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1968) giving his recollections of his school years. He remembers going down into some limestone caves in Florida at the age of 13-14. It was full of fossilized large animal bones. In fact....

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Maynard-Smith life 01:00:00

The Origin of Life

by John Maynard Smith
The Origin of Life
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Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 554 views
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In modern organisms, there is a division of labour between two kinds of molecule: DNA, which stores and transmits genetic information, and proteins, which do all the work. They are connected by the 'genetic code', whereby DNA specifies what kinds of ....

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Allwood 00:20:00

Using magnetics to repair nerve damage

by Dan Allwood
Using magnetics to repair nerve damage
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Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 550 views
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A novel method of guiding nerve growth after accidents and traumas. Microscopic magnetic beads can be used to give direction to nerve re-growth.

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