video_collector's videos (72)


2573
Mar 11, 2009
Apicomplexan Parasites, Pathogen Genome Informatics, and the Evolution of...

Antibiotics are effective because they kill bacteria without harming humans and other eukaryotes (organisms with...

2465
Nov 21, 2008
What Genomes Can Tell Us About the Past by Sydney Brenner - Part 1: (39:06)

By looking at the light from distant galaxies and having well-established calibration methods, astrophysics can make...

2456
Dec 27, 2008
Sex and Smell: Molecular Biology of Pheromone Perception by Catherine Dulac -...

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

2363
Mar 11, 2009
What Genomes Can Tell Us About the Past by Sydney Brenner - Part 2: (42:36)

In the second part of talk, I explore other clues that suggest that genomes are not at equilibrium. Some genes appear...

2254
Mar 11, 2009
Technical Issues Associated with Future Large-Scale Cellulosic Biofuels...

In the second segment, the potential for various types of biofuels are compared and some of the technical challenges...

2218
Sep 25, 2008
MacArthur Fellow 2008: Diane Meier, geriatrician

Diane Meier is a geriatrician transforming treatment for the seriously ill into more humane and effective care....

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Mar 11, 2009
Danger from the Wild: HIV, Can We Conquer It? Part 3: The Grand Challenge:...

In this last segment, I describe another gene therapy strategy for HIV in which we propose to develop antibody-like...

2131
Sep 25, 2008
MacArthur Fellow 2008: Wafaa El-Sadr, physician

Wafaa El-Sadr is an Infectious Disease Physician introducing multi-pronged treatment strategies for some of the...

2083
Sep 25, 2008
MacArthur Fellow 2008: Peter Pronovost, physician

Peter Pronovost is a critical care physician devising life-saving, clinical practices to improve patient safety in...

2049
Mar 11, 2009
Danger from the Wild: HIV, Can We Conquer It?": Part 2: Why Gene Therapy...

In part 2, I describe the growing health problem that is facing the world with the spread of HIV and the limitations...

2015
Mar 11, 2009
Malaria presented by Joseph DeRisi: Part 2 Research (16:52)

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

1951
Mar 11, 2009
Malaria presented by Joseph DeRisi Part 3: Drug Development (24:13)

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

1942
Sep 25, 2008
MacArthur Fellow 2008: Adam Riess, astronomer

Adam Riess of Johns Hopkins University is an astronomer designing experiments and devices to advance understanding of...

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Mar 11, 2009
Apicomplexan Parasites, Pathogen Genome Informatics, and the Evolution of...

With the emergence of genomic-scale datasets representing all of the genes in the genome, all of the proteins in a...