video_collector's videos (72)


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Nov 22, 2008
Design and Testing of Protein Combinatorial Libraries - Part 1: Introduction...

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

3167
Nov 20, 2008
The Problem of Regeneration - Part 1: A Brief (Natural) History of...

Regeneration has fascinated philosophers and scientists since the beginning of history. The wide but uneven...

3058
Dec 12, 2008
Growth Control in Animal Development by Martin Raff- Part 1: Cell Size...

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

2890
Mar 11, 2009
The Problem of Regeneration: Part 3: Molecular Basis of Regeneration:...

In the third and last part of this lecture, I will introduce the model system we have developed to study animal...

2878
Dec 27, 2008
Developmental Biology of a Simple Organism by Richard Losick, April 2008 -...

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

2848
Nov 19, 2008
Danger from the Wild: HIV, Can We Conquer It? by David Baltimore, Feb. 2007 -...

In this set of lectures, I describe the threat facing the world from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and a...

2760
Sep 25, 2008
MacArthur Fellow 2008: Sally Temple, neuroscientist

Sally Temple is a neuroscientist tracing the natural interactions of differentiating neurons, bringing us closer to...

2747
Dec 10, 2008
Membrane Rafts by Satyajit 'Jitu' Mayor, May 2007 - Part 1: Historical...

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

2739
Mar 11, 2009
The Origin of Vertebrates - Part 3: How Chordates Got Their Chord (19:09)

In Part 3: How chordates got their chord, Marc Kirschner (Harvard Medical School) discusses how the overall body plan...

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Mar 11, 2009
The Problem of Regeneration: Part 2: Principles of Planarian Regeneration...

In this second part of the lecture, I will briefly review the rich history of planarian research, followed by a...

2661
Nov 20, 2008
Technical Issues Associated with Future Large-Scale Cellulosic Biofuels...

The first segment of this presentation describes the rationale for using plant biomass as a source of fuels and...

2661
Mar 11, 2009
The Dynamic Bacterial Cell: Part 2: Escalating Infectious Disease Threat (39:37)

Many antibiotics, which we have taken foregranted since the 1950's, are now becoming ineffective because bacteria...

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May 12, 2008
Break the Science Barrier - Richard Dawkins - Part 1 of 3

For more information see: http://richarddawkins.net/ Break the Science Barrier follows the Oxford Biologist Richard...

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Jan 6, 2009
The Surprising World of Prion Biology--A New Mechanism of Inheritance by...

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