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This collection of specially prepared animated audio visual presentations with synchronized narration is regularly updated and growing with over 1,500 talks.

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Play 'Low back pain: a composite of interacting systems?'

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Skeletal system: segmental joint motion of the spine
  • Muscular system: creating motion in body segments
  • Control system (CNS): co-ordination of muscles and body segments to produce function
  • Management and surgical care: surveys of practice, clinical studies and optimal post-operative management
Play 'Genetic variation in gene regulation'
Genetic variation in gene regulation More info
Prof. Jonathan Pritchard

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Expression Quantitative Trait Loci: linking genetic variation to changes in gene regulation
  • How do SNPs impact gene regulation
  • HapMap cell lines as a model system for studying expression variation
  • eQTL analysis
  • dsQTL
  • Histone marks
  • Protein-specific QTLs

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Tissue in Research
Safe storage, use, transfer, ethics and regulation
Vaccines
Principles, recent developments and future directions
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Play 'Legal and ethical issues in uses of stored tissue in human subjects research'
Legal and ethical issues in uses of stored tissue in human subjects research More info
Ms. Gail Javitt

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Human specimens and their increasing importance in scientific research
  • Rights, expectations, and obligations of tissue contributors, researchers and institutions
  • Legal cases and highly-publicized controversies
  • Policies to address ethical/legal concerns

POPULAR TALKS

Play 'Future directions for vaccine discovery - part 1 of 2'
Future directions for vaccine discovery - part 1 of 2 More info
Dr. Chris Wilson

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Vaccine R&D: too slow, high failure rate
  • HIV vaccine goal: induce broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAb)
  • Mimicking nature to create bNAb
  • Rules for inducing primary response with memory B cell breadth
Play 'Teixobactin kills pathogens without detectable resistance'
Teixobactin kills pathogens without detectable resistance More info
Prof. Kim Lewis

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • The high-tech & Waksman platforms
  • How to grow unculturable bacteria
  • Diffusion chamber, Petri dish and iChip comparison
  • The sand biofilm
  • Siderophores of neighbouring bacteria
  • Teixobactin: mechanism and efficacy
Play 'Gene transfer and gene therapy'
Gene transfer and gene therapy More info
Dr. David A. Williams

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Definition of gene therapy
  • Requirements for successful gene therapy
  • Vector systems with application for blood diseases
  • Experience in clinical trials
  • Insertional mutagenesis
  • Prospects and new approaches

TESTIMONIALS

"The quality of The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection is second to none in my experience of the biomedical field for nearly four decades!! Well done indeed."
Prof. Herb Sewell, Pro Vice Chancellor
University of Nottingham

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