History of TB

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A video describing the hisotry of Tuberculosis.

Ruth Ley at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Ruth Ley of Cornell University on "Relating Host Genetic Variation to the Microbiome" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Jim Bristow at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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DOE JGI Deputy Director Jim Bristow on the Community Sequencing Program at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy and Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Peer Bork at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Peer Bork of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory on "Comparative Metagenomics of Gut and Ocean: Identification of Microbial Marker Genes for Complex Environmental Properties" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Elementary Classroom Management Techniques

submitted by: KidsJudgePartnership

Tips for scientists, from a fourth grade teacher, on how to gain and keep the attention of students in an elementary school classroom. Mrs. Thai shares her insights on classroom management with biomedical science students from Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science before they start mentoring kids at an elementary school in the neighborhood.

JGI Science @ the Lesher: "The Future of Fuel"

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The kickoff event of the "JGI Science at the Lesher" series featured a panel consisting of Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) CEO Jay Keasling, DOE Joint Genome Institute Deputy Director Jim Bristow, and DOE JGI Staff Scientist Susannah Tringe, who are developing ways to convert the solar energy stored in plants into liquid transportation fuels. The panel was moderated by KTVU Channel 2 Health and Science Editor John Fowler moderated a panel consisting of The event took place at the Lesher...

Intestinal microbiota and human health

submitted by: COMED2010
The central objective of the MetaHit project is to establish associations between the genes of the human intestinal microbiota and human health and disease. The research work is focused on two disorders of increasing importance in Europe, Inflamatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and obesity. First, we need to establish an extensive reference catalog of microbial genes and genomes present in the human intestine. The second challenge is to develop tools to determine which genes and genomes of the...

What is TB? (not TV)

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In this BCCDC produced video children from John Filed Elementary School use posters to explain what they have learned about Tuberculosis (TB) infection and disease and how it can be cured. Gitxsan elders discuss their experience with Tuberculosis in the days of the Sanatoria.

Genetically Programmable Pathogen Sense and Destroy

submitted by: saurabh gupta

The video describes my invention of Engineered cells which can act as a live vaccine. These cells are programmed to intelligently detect a particular gut pathogen and then specifically and completely kill it without affecting the normal gut microbial flora. This automated approach thus prevents from horrible side effects of current antibiotics and growing resistance against them.

Joseph Noel at 2010 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Joseph Noel from the Salk Institute on "Metabolic Noise, Vestigial Metabolites or the Raw Material of Ecological Adaptation? Enzymes, Catalytic Promiscuity and the Evolution of Chemodiversity in Nature" on March 26, 2010 at the 5th Annual DOE JGI User Meeting.