Niranjan Nagarajan on "Towards the $1000 genome"

submitted by: JGI

Niranjan Nagarajan from the University of Maryland discusses the impact of new technologies on finishing at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM on May 28, 2009.

Assembling Short and error-Prone DNA Reads

submitted by: dougramsey

Assembling Short and error-Prone DNA Reads presented by Pavel Pevzner, University of California, San Diego

Protein Synthesis

submitted by: jmath

A demosntration of Protein synthesis expressed through dance. The film was directed in 1971 by Robert Alan Weiss for the Department of Chemistry of Stanford University and narrated by Paul Berg, a 1980 Nobel Prize winner for Chemistry. It is imprinted with the "free love" aura of the period, and continues to be shown in biology classes today. It has inspired a series of similar funny attempts at vulgarizing protein synthesis.