video_collector's videos (72)


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Apr 3, 2008
Atoms to X-rays: How Do Proteins Fold? Theory Meets Experiments

The machinery of life depends on proteins--large organic molecules composed of tens, hundreds or even thousands of...

4042
Mar 11, 2009
Tuberculosis: A Persistent Threat to Global Health - Part 2: Tools for...

Tuberculosis remains one of the most important causes of human disease and death despite the introduction of...

4030
Dec 5, 2008
Apoptosis by Xiaodong Wang, June 2007 - Part 1: Introduction to Apoptosis...

Apoptosis a form of programmed cell death that plays important roles during animal development, immune response,...

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Nov 18, 2008
Apicomplexan Parasites, Pathogen Genome Informatics, and the Evolution of...

There are more than 5000 species of single-celled eukaryotes in the biological phylum known as the Apicomplexa,...

3949
Mar 11, 2009
Computational Protein Design Part 2: Designing Protein Libraries and an...

In this lecture, I discuss the challenges of designing new proteins that fold into a particular structure or perform...

3813
Dec 5, 2008
The Vertebrate Retina: Structure, Function, and Evolution by Jeremy Nathans,...

In this set of lectures, Jeremy Nathans explores the molecular mechanisms within the retina that mediate the first...

3700
Mar 11, 2009
Intracellular Parasitism by Trypanosoma cruzi and Leishmania": Part 3:...

In the third part of this lecture, I will discuss current work from our laboratory on mechanisms used by the...

3598
Mar 11, 2009
The Origin of Vertebrates - Part 2: Telling the Back from the Front or What...

In Part 2: Telling the back from the front or what the chordates invented, Marc Kirschner (Harvard Medical School)...

3568
Mar 11, 2009
Tuberculosis: A Persistent Threat to Global Health - Part 4: Targeting M....

All pathogens must acquire and assimilate nutrients from their hosts in order to grow and multiply -- our tissues are...

3531
Mar 11, 2009
Tuberculosis: A Persistent Threat to Global Health - Part 3: Phenotypic...

The principal obstacle to successful treatment of tuberculosis is the lengthy duration of current regimens, which...

3526
Nov 19, 2008
Malaria presented by Joseph DeRisi, June 2006 - Part 1: Malaria: Background &...

This brief set of three lectures gives a very general overview of malaria, the disease and Plasmodium falciparum, the...

3464
Dec 6, 2008
Conus Peptides by Baldomero "Toto" Olivera, May 2006 - Part 1: Historical...

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

3340
Apr 3, 2008
The Republican War on Science

Renowned science scholar Naomi Oreskes hosts Chris Mooney, author of the bestselling book "The Republican War on...

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Apr 3, 2008
Trudy Forte presents "Drugs for Brain Tumors"

Trudy Forte discusses her work developing nano-sized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particles that can be used as a...