Stem Cells and Ethical Considerations
What are stem cells? What are the types of stem cells? Where do stem cells come from? What different methods can be used to generate stem cells? Why is the study of stem cells of particular interest in
Molecular Studies on Complex Biological Systems:
Sources for Transcriptome and Proteome Complexity
October 17, 2007
Dr. Stefan Maas, BioS Lehigh U.
What's the molecular difference ?
INTRODUCTION TO HIV: 1. Equilibrium vs. Nonequilibrium Viruses 2. Structure of the retrovirus, HIV 3. Revisit the "central dogma" 4. HIV life cycle 5. Infection statistics and health outcomes
CENTRAL DOGMA o
Sexual Diff S l Differentiation ti ti
Fall 2007 Bios 90/95
Jennifer Swann, PhD Dept Biol Sci, Lehigh University Sci
Why have sexes?
What determines sex?
Environment Genetics Hormones
What causes these differences?
The true story of J O H N /J O
DIET, AGING, and MIND
Neal G. Simon, Ph. D. , Dept. of Biological Sciences Lehigh University
Outline: Diet, Aging, and Mind
1. Review 2. Brain Changes in Aging 2 B i Ch i A i 3. Dementias 4. 4 Dietary Interventions: DHEA and Soy 5. DHEA 6. Soy 7. S
Neurobiology of Aggression and Violence: gy gg Systems, Intervention, and Impact
Neal G. Simon, Ph. D. Professor Dept. of Biological Sciences Lehigh University
1. Overview 1 O i 2. Regulatory Systems a. hormones b. neurotransmitters
Biosciences in the 21st century
Lecture 1: Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling
Dr. Michael Burger
Outline: 1. Why neuroscience? 2. The neuron 3. Action potentials 4. Synapses 5. Organization of the nervous system 6. Clinical approaches of today and tom
Bioscience in the 21st C t Bi i i th 21 Century
What biologicallyrelevant problems y confront society? What are the strategies for studying these p problems? What are the prospects for solutions to p these problems?
Tools from different discipl
STEM CELL WRAPUP
Review Part 1 of Dr. Fuchs' lecture, using study and viewing guide Review Part 2 of Dr. Fuchs' lecture through the discussion about applications of stem cell research to burn therapy, using study and viewing guide TODAY: Goal is t
Background for Stem Cells Part 2
Continuation of lecture by Dr. Elaine Fuchs through www.ascb.org (iBioSeminar series)
Skin is the largest organ in the body, providing protection against the environment, protecting against dehydration, and servi
POINT OF CARE TESTING
By Ned D. Heindel Professor of Chemistry [email protected]
READING & BACKGROUND [do this before class]
1) Point-of-Care Testing: An Introduction (2007)
Sheryl L Gutierres, PharmD, University of Oklahoma Timothy E Welty, PharmD, S
Fluorescence Bioimaging in Translational Research
Mark Clymer Bio-Business Development Group Olympus America Inc.
Overview of fluorescence in translational research
Challenges Options Opportunities
Images What lies ahead?
HPV Herpes Zoster Rotavirus H5N1 Influenza ? HIV ? Others ?
J. A. Sands, 26 November 2007, Lehigh University
Successful 20'th century vaccination campaigns
Summary of the Adaptive Immune Response
("in 80 words or less")
Point of Care Testing
Ned D. Heindel Chemistry [email protected]
What do these have in common?
And this? (thermometer)
And even this?
& this, THE Most Popular!
THESE ARE ALL POINT-OF-CARE (POC) ASSAY KITS
Influenza, HIV, and Beyond
J. A. Sands, November 19, 2007 Lehigh University
Electron Micrographs of Viruses
A. Bacteriophage T4 B. Potato virus X C. Adenovirus D. Influenza virus
What are the human pandemic potentials of these viruses?
How do vir
Contagious Others: The Egyptian Ophthalmia in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Elizabeth A. Dolan
From Seeing Suffering in Women's Literature of the Romantic Period, Ashgate Press (2008)
Embedded narration Robert Walton (se
Genome Sequencing Technologies
Jutta Marzillier, Ph.D.
Lehigh University Department of Biological Sciences Iacocca Hall
Jutta Marzillier, 2007
Sciences start with Observation
Jutta Marzillier, 2007
Sciences start with Observation and flourish wit
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Associate Professor Office PL 404B [email protected]
Introduction to Bioinformatics Lopresti BioS 95 October 2007 Slide 1
"Biology easily has 500 years of exciting problems to work on." Donald
Cell Division & the Cell Cycle
684,931 684 931
Cell divisions in your body
-every cell from a cellBone marrow stem cells B t ll Skin t Ski stem cells ll Intestinal stem cells Muscle satellite cells Liver cells
>1,000,000 divisions per
Bios 90 study questions: Sexual differentiation. Lecture 9/12/07 These topics have been covered in my lecture. Some or all may appear on the test 1. What are the biological factors that contribute to the development of gender? 2. What is CAH? How doe
iBioSeminars at www.ascb.org
Cytoskeletal Motor Proteins
by Dr. Ronald Vale, University of California, San Francisco
General questions to consider:
What are cytoskeletal motor proteins? Why is there an interest in studying cytoskeletal motor prot
Molecular and Biophysical Mechanisms of Lung Cell Injury
Samir N. Ghadiali, PhD, Respiratory Biomechanics Laboratory
Frank Hook Assistant Professor of Bioengineering Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Lehigh University
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Cardiovascular disease, studies at the cellular and molecular level
Linda LoweKrentz Bioscience in the 21st Century November 14
High blood pressure (above 120/80 mm Hg) Serum cholesterol [aim for below 100 mg/dL LDL cholesterol and
Cancer and Oncogenes Bioscience in the 21st Century
Just a Few Numbers Becoming Cancer Genetic Defects Drugs
Our friends and family
180 160 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 to to to to to to to 5 15 30 45 60 75 90
Incidence of cance
Professor Robin S. Dillon Department of Philosophy Lehigh University
A Framework for Moral Reasoning and Decision-Making in Bioethics 1
I. Morality Morality is a universally valid and applicable, impartial, rationally justified system for making dec
Jennifer Swann PhD Lehigh university g y Bios 90/95
The following have a common link in circadian rhythms.
Three mile island, Exon Valdez, Chernobyl Jet lag Anesthetics
What is rhythm?
Circadian rhythms are a subset of biolog
Genomes: What we know . and what we don't know
Complete draft sequence 2001
October 15, 2007
Dr. Stefan Maas, BioS Lehigh U. SMaas 2007
What we know
Raw genome data
The range of genome sizes in the animal & plant kingdoms
! No cor
Biophysics of contractile ring assembly
Dimitrios Vavylonis Department of Physics, Lehigh University
October 1, 2007
"Physical biology of the cell"
Physical processes in cell organization and function:
Transport of biomolecules e.g. transport of c
Principles and Ethics of Clinical Research
John Glod, M.D., Ph.D. Departments of Pediatrics and Pharmacology Robert Wood Johnson Medical School The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Goals of clinical research
New therapies Improving outcomes Reducin