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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 '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'

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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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

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Play 'Epidemiology of Osteoporosis'
Epidemiology of Osteoporosis More info
Prof. Cyrus Cooper

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Overview of osteoporosis
  • Impact of osteoporosis related fractures
  • Prevalence and treatment of osteoporosis related fractures
  • Vertebral fractures and osteoporosis
  • Trends in incidence of hip fractures
  • Fracture risk factors in adulthood
  • Fracture risk factors in childhood and development
  • "Capture the Fracture" IOF campain
Play 'Interactome networks and human disease'
Interactome networks and human disease More info
Prof. Marc Vidal

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Linear genotype-phenotype relations
  • Genotype and phenotype of eye color
  • Complex genotype-to-phenotype relationships
  • Cells as complex wiring diagrams of interaction
  • Types and properties of interactome networks
  • Network properties required for biological functions
  • Interactome mapping
  • Edgotype
  • Why systematic maps of interactome networks are important
Play 'Gene therapy and virotherapy in the treatment of cancer'
Gene therapy and virotherapy in the treatment of cancer More info
Prof. Leonard Seymour

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS TALK

  • Mutations and microenvironment in cancer
  • The challenge of cancer gene therapy
  • Cancer gene therapy strategies: p53 and TNF
  • Virotherapy against tumour cells
  • Virotherapy studies with wild-type vs. genetically-engineered viruses (Adenovirus, Vaccinia & Herpes)
  • Future of cancer virotherapy

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Prof. David Givol
Weizmann Institute, Israel

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