HoS virus lecture 2nd semester 2010_student version

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Advanced technologies and the future of science Professor Walter Thomas Head, School of Biomedcial Sciences (SBMS) Skerman Building Room 309, 33653034 w.thomas@uq.edu.au viruses as research tools and in gene therapy UQ Advantage Two great opportunities!
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A new science career Occupational Health and Safety is a science-based career with the following features: High employability High commencing wages ($70 000) Numerous opportunities to earn substantial wages ($200k+), particularly when working in remote locations Opportunities to work overseas Spend your days out in the field rather than in an office or laboratory
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Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science If you have Chem1030, Chem1020, Biol1020, Biol1040, Stat1201 you will be able to enter straight into the 2 nd year of the 4 year degree a transition process can be identified for students who have completed other courses There are 19 scholarships on offer (valued from $2500 to $40 000) To find out more: Check your uq email Find us on Facebook – “OHS – Better take a look” Join us for morning tea on Friday 29 th October, 10am at the Chemistry Podium
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Advanced technologies Stem Cells (adult v embryonic) Nanotechnology Human Genome Project , Next Gen (deep) Sequencing Whole Genome expression and knockdown Artificial Genomes (http://www.syntheticgenomics.com/) Virus-based delivery
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Human Genome Project - History and Personalities http://www.nature.com Fred Sanger 1970’s DNA Sequencing Charles DeLisi 1985 Department of Energy James Watson 1988 National Center for Human Genome Research (NCHGR) Cohen/Weissenbach early 1990’s Sequencing still very slow “Map first - Sequence later” Francis Collins 1992 Craig Venter 1992 The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR)
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History and Personalities http://www.nature.com Bermuda 1996 Formalised data access - 24h release to public databases “Bermuda Principles” Craig Venter/Celera 1998 “Sequence genome in 3 years” Whole Genome Shotgun approach Public Project 1999 Waterston/Sulston/ Hawkins/Branscomb 1999 Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research (Cambridge, Massachusetts) The Sanger Centre (Cambridge, UK) Baylor College of Medicine (Houston) Washington University (St Louis) DoE's Joint Genome Institute (JGI, California)
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History and Personalities Chromosome 22/21 1999-2000 Genome Draft Announced Feb 2001 Joint Public/Celera Announcement at White House June 2000 http://www.nature.com www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/291/5507/1182a www.sciencemag.org/feature/plus/sfg/human/timeline.shtm Feb 2002, Venter resigns as President of Celera
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Some facts about Human Genome Project 15 year Plan 1990-2005 Draft 2000, Final 2003 Seq ~ 30 billion bp (3.2 billion genome; 2,998,606,194 bp ) 60% produced Jan. to June 2000 (1,000bp/sec)
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course BIOL 1040 taught by Professor Assocproflesleylluka during the Two '10 term at Queensland.

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