How Does Solid Stress from Brain Tumors Damage Healthy Tissue?
Video Jan 21, 2019 | Original Video from MassGeneralHospital via Youtube
Social insects such as ants and bees often have complex societies, but understanding the genetics behind their social interactions can be difficult due to their complex lifecycles. This lab in New York hopes to investigate the genetics of ant social behaviour by focussing on an unusual species: the Clonal Raider Ant.WATCH NOW
Ted Goldstein is a Silicon Valley tech executive turned cancer researcher. After a successful career and an instrumental role as top executive at Apple, Ted returned to College to obtained his Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and Biomolecular Engineering to study cancer and to approach the disease the way software engineers approach difficult problems.WATCH NOW
"Stress granules" belong in the cellular toolbox of survival strategies. Proteins and RNA huddle together into membrane-less blobs when the cell is threatened, a mechanism which is also critical for proper maternal mRNA storage, synaptic plasticity, tumor progression and neurodegeneration. These previously invisible basic genetic processes have been captured for the first time, using fluorescence microscopy.WATCH NOW