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Within this master I’m doing the Biodiversity and Sustainability specialization. I’m from India. My specialization in Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology. And I found out that Leiden University’s program is structured for someone like me who is keen to work in a lab, who is keen to work on research projects. The institute of Biology in

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DNA is considered the molecule of life and is now easily identified as a double helix. However, figuring out its structure and how DNA works was not an easy task. And just a little over 60 years ago, it was still a complete mystery. Then in 1953 came Watson and Crick who discovered how the

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Gil Toombes and I’m a researcher in Kevin Schwartz’s lab at the NIH. I grew up in Brisbane, Australia and when I was at school I made a promise to my mother that I’d study at university in Brisbane. So afterwards I wanted to go as far away as possible so I came to Cornell

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The human skeleton gives the body its shape and provides physical support for the systems contained within. It also forms part of the musculoskeletal system that enables us to move. The structure of bone is optimized so that it is strong but relatively lightweight. The interior of bone is composed of bone marrow. It is

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>>Sean Sanders: Thank you to the NIH Intramural Research Program for sponsoring today’s webinar. Now I would like to give the floor to our first speaker, and that is Dr. Sriram Subramaniam, who is Chief of the Biophysics Section in the Laboratory of Cell Biology at the Center for Cancer Research at NCI. He will

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[Upbeat music playing] The work that we are currently doing is to study the cervical vaginal fluids for goat, to study the fertility window for goats, to find out the right timings – the time we want to do the artificial insemination. The reason is cervical vaginal fluid it has a property, the glycoproteins, they

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From ancient Egyptian sarcophagi bathed in lapis lazuli to a synthetic pigment accidentally created in a lab that’s already being patented and marketed as ‘the bluest blue ever,’ blue is the rarest—and perhaps the most celebrated—color on earth. But why is it so hard to make and why are we are so enamored with it?

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MALE: You know we started this work about eight years ago and I didn’t know what collagen was. I thought it was in my Jell-O. Collagen first of all it’s the most abundant human protein by far. It’s about 30 percent by weight. And to understand the processes by which it’s remodeled and restructured are

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Welcome to BCMP. [MUSIC PLAYING] [LAUGHTER] BCMP stands for [INTERPOSING VOICES] BCMP stands for biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology. The overarching theme that brings our faculty together is how the machines of biology work and the tools that we use to shed light on these questions. Out hope is through our studies that we really

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