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MIT researchers have invented a new imaging system that allowed them to create this three-dimensional rendering of the cartilage that forms the skull of a five-day-old zebrafish larva.
Guoping Feng, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, studies the development and function of synapses and their disruption in brain disorders. He uses molecular genetics combined with behavioral and electrophysiological methods to ...
Teachers: Rabih Talhouk, PhD and Elia El-Habre, MSc. of the American University of Beirut in LebanonSummary: How is it that all cells in our body have the same genes, yet cells in different tissues express different genes? A basic notion in biology that most high ...
This video profiles the Jacks Laboratory's work to understand the genetic pathways that enable the deadly spread of cancer. It is currently featured in the Koch Institute Public Galleries at MIT. See more educational exhibits from the Galleries at http://ki-galleries.mit.edu/.
MIT's Robert Horvitz has devoted much of his career to studying the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans.
Richard Young, Whitehead Institute, MIT, delivers remarks at the Koch Institute's 11th Annual Oncology Research Symposium
Laurie Boyer, MIT, delivers remarks at the Koch Institute's 11th Annual Oncology Research Symposium
Tyler Jacks and Jacqueline Lees of the Koch Institute deliver remarks at the Koch Institute's 11th Annual Oncology Research Symposium
Jacqueline Lees, Kock Institute at MIT, delivers remarks at the Koch Institute's 11th Annual Oncology Research Symposium
Stephen Baylin, John Hopkins University, delivers remarks at the Koch Institute's 11th Annual Oncology Research Symposium
Tyler Jacks delivers closing remarks at the Koch Institute's 11th Annual Oncology Research Symposium
Scott Armstrong, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, delivers remarks at the Koch Institute's 11th Annual Oncology Research Symposium
John Dick, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, delivers remarks at the Koch Institute's 11th Annual Oncology Research Symposium
Profile of Dr. Stephen Quake, winner of the 2012 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for his revolutionary work in drug discovery, genome analysis and personalized medicine.
Whitehead Institute Director David Page appears on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report to engage in a little lively banter about the future of the human Y chromosome.
Biology and chemistry professor presents the 40th Annual James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award Lecture, titled "Radicals: Your Life Is In Their Hands."
This video demonstrates how to do a kit check for the DNA/RNA kits. This video corresponds to DNA/RNA Booklet 1, page 2. NOTE: This video has no sound.
This video demonstrates the decoding activity for the LEGO channel protein genes. The activity helps to clarify the triplet code prior to teaching transcription and translation. If transcription and translation are not appropriate for your group of students, this decoding of a gene can be the ...
This video is an introduction to proteins using the LEGO DNA Learning Center Set. Teachers should perform this demonstration in front of the class. Students will learn that the proteins in our bodies are made from the protein we eat. Different proteins can be created ...