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Britt Glaunsinger (UCB, HHMI) 1: Viruses Reveal the Secrets of Biology

Hello. I’m Britt Glaunsinger. I’m a Professor of Virology at the University of California, Berkeley and an Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. And over the next couple of lectures, I’m gonna be sharing with you why it is that viruses have been invaluable teachers of biology. Now, when most people think about viruses, […]

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Join us at the JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting!

Nigel Mouncey: Welcome everybody to the 12th Annual Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute Genomics of Energy and Environment Meeting. [music] Michael Beman: One of the most interesting things to me is that it’s very interdisciplinary and there’s lots of people working on very different systems but using some of the same technologies and techniques, […]

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Micro-Biology: Crash Course History of Science #24

What makes beer? Single-celled organisms. What makes us cough and feel like sleeping for twelve straight hours Straight? Single-celled organisms. AKA microbes, germs, the tiny machines that allow us to digest—and can kill us. “What is life?” Turns out, life is relentless, everywhere on earth! [Intro Music Plays] Microbes are invisible: they’re single cells. So […]

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