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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 '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
Play 'Future directions for vaccine discovery - part 1 of 2'

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
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Play 'Low back pain: a composite of interacting systems?'
Low back pain: a composite of interacting systems? More info
Prof. Alison McGregor

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

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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
Play 'AMPA-receptors and fast synaptic transmission in the brain'
AMPA-receptors and fast synaptic transmission in the brain More info
Prof. Stuart Cull-Candy

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • The fast component of excitatory synaptic transmission in the brain mediated by AMPARs
  • Functionally distinct AMPAR subtypes are involved in transmission (importance of topology)
  • How AMPAR diversity shapes transmission (implications of differential distribution and plasticity)
  • How AMPAR structure affects its behaviour and properties
  • Role of auxiliary AMPAR proteins (stargazin) in controlling AMPAR properties and diversity

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"The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection is an outstanding contribution to our academic endeavours and a very sensible investment by the university. Well done indeed."
Prof. Herb Sewell, Pro Vice Chancellor
University of Nottingham

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