iBioseminars's videos (91)


The Surprising World of Prion Biology--A New Mechanism of Inheritance by...
Jan 7, 2009

What do "mad cows", people with neurodegenerative diseases and yeast cells growing happily on a deadly antibiotic...

Cell-Cell Communication in Bacteria by Bonnie Bassler, June 2008 - Part 1:...
Jan 7, 2009

Bacteria, primitive single-celled organisms, communicate with chemical languages that allow them to synchronize their...

Cell Organization & Cell Motility by Julie Theriot - Part 1: Cell Motility...
Jan 7, 2009

This lecture covers the biochemical basis of actin-based motility (focusing on the pathogen Listeria as a model...

Developmental Biology of a Simple Organism by Richard Losick, April 2008 -...
Dec 27, 2008

How do simple cells differentiate, assemble into communities, and cope with change? Losick's seminar addresses these...

Sex and Smell: Molecular Biology of Pheromone Perception by Catherine Dulac -...
Dec 27, 2008

Pheromones have evolved to signal the sex and the dominance status of animals and to promote social and mating...

Cytoskeletal Motor Proteins by Ron Vale, July 2007 - Part 1: Introduction to...
Dec 18, 2008

Molecular motor proteins are fascinating enzymes that power much of the movement performed by living organisms. In...

Protein Secretion and Vesicle Traffic by Randy Schekman - Part 1: Genetic...
Dec 12, 2008

Protein secretion is executed by a cellular pathway involving the delivery of membrane and soluble secretory proteins...

Growth Control in Animal Development by Martin Raff- Part 1: Cell Size...
Dec 12, 2008

The size of an organ or organism depends mainly on the sizes and numbers of the cells it contains. In the first...

Membrane Rafts by Satyajit 'Jitu' Mayor, May 2007 - Part 1: Historical...
Dec 10, 2008

The plasma membrane demarcates the inside of the living cell from the outside, serving both as the ultimate physical...

Conus Peptides by Baldomero "Toto" Olivera, May 2006 - Part 1: Historical...
Dec 6, 2008

Although snails are not the first animals that come to mind when venoms are mentioned, there are in fact a large...