3_26_08_AIDS - Clicker Question Given the sequencing data...

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Clicker Question Clicker Question Given the sequencing data on the right, the sequence of the template DNA is: A) CATCCGAAGTTCGA B) GTAGGCTTCAAGCT C) TCGAACTTCGGATG D) ACGTACGTACGTAC E) THECATINTHEHAT
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Amnesty International Cornell University Weekly General Body  Meetings March 26 Wednesday 5:30pm-6:30pm Rockefeller 185 Get involved, ACT NOW !!! Campaigns : •Darfur •Stop Torture •Free a Prisoner of Conscience! And More!! * Protesting  in NYC in April       - with Amnesty people from all              over the North-East Region *Get experience  planning events       -Human Rights Awareness Concert Tour *Write  letters and petitions  to  Ambassadors, Senators and other  influential political leaders
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Where are we? Where are we? Last time I talked about Traits, genes and DNA sequencing The Human Genome Project and the HapMap Project Gene therapy Biology and the meaning of life A trend in biology that can be characterized as going from research aimed at “knowing ourselves” to research aimed at “buying and selling ourselves” This time I will talk about AIDS ( A cquired I mmuno D eficiency S yndrome) Recognizing a new disease Discovering the cause Managing an epidemic Discovering a treatment Finding a cure
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A Poem George Plimpton Attributes to A Poem George Plimpton Attributes to Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali Me, We.
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AIDS: In the beginning… AIDS: In the beginning… “It began, like so many epidemics, with a few isolated cases, a whisper that caught the ear of only a few in medical research. Today, that whisper has become a roar heard around the world. AIDS— acquired immunodeficiency syndrome—is now the epidemic of our generation, invading our lives in ways we never imagined—testing our scientific knowledge, probing our private values , and sapping our strength. AIDS no longer attracts our attention-it commands it.” Antonia Coello Novello, 1992
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Recognizing a New Disease Recognizing a New Disease WHO-maps
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Gay Men in New York were Getting Gay Men in New York were Getting “Old People’s” Cancer “Old People’s” Cancer In 1981, doctors in New York were puzzled by eight young gay men who had purple lesions associated with an aggressive form of cancer known as Kaposi’s sarcoma . The doctors were puzzled because Kaposi’s sarcoma usually occurs in older Jewish and Italian people. NYT Timeline 1981-1987
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Gay Men in Los Angeles were Getting Pneumocystis jerovici Pneumocystis jerovici Pneumonia (PCP) Pneumonia (PCP) Doctors in Los Angeles were puzzled by the number of gay men getting P. jerovici (carinii) pneumonia, a yeast-like fungal pneumonia that goes deep into the lungs. Typically, only elderly
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