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Heads and tales: Stories of dogs and their breathing

‘Heads and Tales: Stories of Dogs and Their Breathing Disorders’ Richard Mellanby and Jeff Schoenebeck, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary StudiesDogs with flattened faces…

From  Peter Crooks on October 25th, 2019 0 likes 12 plays 0  

How Does RNA Fold?

How Does RNA Fold? Dr. Grzegorz Kudla, Principal Investigator, MRC Human Genetics UnitRecorded on 14th October, 2019 The Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship (XDF) Programme partners the School of…

From  Stephen Cass on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship (XDF) Tutorial: Cracking The Genetic Code - What Are Proteins And How They Are Made

Cracking The Genetic Code - What Are Proteins And How They Are Made Dr. Carolina Uggenti, Post-doctoral Research Associate, Centre for Genomic & Experimental Medicine. Recorded on 7th…

From  Stephen Cass on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 20 plays 0  

BioPOD April 2019: Chicken Bioreactor

In this podcast episode, we interview Dr Lissa Herron from the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh on her research. Quote: "In chickens you can make human proteins that are of a…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on October 3rd, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

MRC Festival of Medical Research event - Shining a light on Genetic Disorders

MRC Festival - Shining a Light on Genetic Disorders. Tuesday 18th June 2019 IGMM

From  Stephen Cass on June 27th, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Prof Agustin Fuentes - How do we believe_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - How do we believe

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From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human

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From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 0 likes 53 plays 0  

Prof. Agustin Fuentes - Who are we_ Belief, evolution, and our place in the world

Prof. Agustin Fuentes - Who are we_ Belief, evolution, and our place in the world

From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Know your enemy: unlocking the secrets of the tumour genome

Charlie Gourley: Nicola Murray Centre for Ovarian Cancer Research & Colin Semple: Institute of Genetics and Molecular MedicineIt has long been known that as cancer cells grow and evolve they…

From  Peter Crooks on March 25th, 2019 0 likes 65 plays 0  

Professor Geoff Simm: Inaugural lecture: Thought for Food - Food for Thought?

Inaugural lecture by Professor Geoff Simm, Professor of Global Agriculture and Food SecurityRecorded 3/12/2018 at the Roslin Auditorium. Abstract:Feeding the world's growing population well -…

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From  Peter Crooks on December 5th, 2018 0 likes 129 plays 0  

Born in a microbial cloud: gatekeepers of a healthy life. Prof Debby Bogaert

Born in a microbial cloud: gatekeepers of a healthy life. Prof Debby Bogaert Part of the College's inaugural lecture series.Recorded 12 November 2018.Abstract: It was only 350 years ago that the…

From  Peter Crooks on November 13th, 2018 0 likes 82 plays 0  

Elsevier Scopus Awards 2018: profile of awardee Dr Sarah McGlasson

Video interview with Sarah McGlasson, winner of the Elsevier / US-UK Fulbright Commission 2018 UK Early Career Researcher Award in Medicine. #ECRAwards2018…

From  Rebecca Devon on October 9th, 2018 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Inaugural lecture: Marvellous Melanocytes - How our skin and hair is coloured

Inaugural lecture of Professor Ian Jackson given at the IGMM on Monday 25 June 2018. Melanocytes, the cells that make the melanin pigment in our skin and hair, are remarkable. They begin life as part…

From  Deirdre Davison on June 28th, 2018 0 likes 114 plays

MRC Award of £53M to MRC Human Genetics Unit at The University of Edinburgh

The MRC Human Genetics Unit has secured an MRC funding award for 5 years. This award comprises £53M for 17 scientific programmes, including training for 24 PhD students. Hear from Professor…

From  Jenny Durkin on May 31st, 2018 0 likes 56 plays 0  

Learning Technology Showcase March 2018, Part 2

Lecture Technology Showcase (run by the Learning Teaching and Web division of Information Services, University of Edinburgh) of 29th March 2018 on the subject of lecture recording. Part 2. Speakers:…

From  Brendan Hill on April 20th, 2018 0 likes 55 plays 0  

Liver cancer: the impending epidemic

The number of people diagnosed with liver cancer in the UK is 10 times higher now than it was at the end of the 1970s. It continues to be seen as a cancer caused by alcoholism and a high risk…

From  Peter Crooks on March 26th, 2018 0 likes 63 plays 0