Angiotherapy and Gene therapy
The resource is a series of Powerpoint slides (and a list of further reading) on the rationale behind the design of drugs targetting proteins involved in the growth and spread of transformed cancer cells. It outlines the rationale behind anti-angiogenic therapy (with information on drugs currently available or undergoing clinical trials). It also gives a critical overview of the design of vectors used in delivery of therapeutic molecules to the target (ex-vivo and in-vivo strategies) and some ex
Otis MFA Writing Guest Lecture: Brooks Hansen
Graduate Programs present novelist Brooks Hansen, who will read from his most recent book, JOHN THE BAPTIZER. Hansen is a novelist, screenwriter, essayist, and illustrator best known for his 1995 book The Chess Garden. Last year marked the release of his first memoir, THE BROTHERHOOD OF JOSEPH. His novels -- THE MONSTERS OF ST. HELENA, PERLMAN'S ORDEAL, THE CHESS GARDEN, and BOONE (co-authored with Nick Davis) were all New York Times Notable Books. THE CHESS GARDEN was also selected as a PW Best
Despite its 14-year lead, many don't know that Jamestown was settled before Plymouth. James Axtell's article, "Historical Rivalry," explores the reasons why.
The town is rendered in gingerbread once a year at Colonial Williamsburg. Executive Pastry Chef Joe Sciegaj oversees the construction.
Zooarchaeologist Joanne Bowen decodes 400-year-old leftovers.
Summer at CSUN
Cal State Northridge doesn't hibernate for the summer. Each year, nearly 1,000 community children participate in youth camps and K-12 academic enrichment programs on campus. Here's a peak at what goes on over a summer at CSUN. For more news on the campus community from the @CSUN online newspaper, visit: http://blogs.csun.edu/atcsun directed, shot, and edited by Krishna Narayanamurti produced by Carmen Ramos Chandler and Shante Morgan executive producers: Vance Peterson, Ligeia Polidora, and R
19 - The Romanovs and the Russian Revolution
The period between the Russian Revolution of February 1917, which resulted in the overthrow of the autocracy and the establishment of a provisional government, and the Bolshevik Revolution in October of that same year, offers an instructive example of revolutionary processes at work. During this interval, the fate of Nicholas II and his wife, Alexandra, was bound up in the struggle for power amongst competing political factions in Russia. Until his death, Nicholas was convinced that the Russian
11 - Why no Revolution in 1848 in Britain
Revolutions occur when a critical mass of people come together to make specific demands upon their government. They invariably involve an increase in popular involvement in the political process. One of the central questions concerning 1848, a year in which almost every major European nation faced a revolutionary upsurge, is why England did not have its own revolution despite the existence of social tensions. Two principal reasons account for this fact: first, the success of reformist political
Hip Replacement In Young Patients
19 year old Jessica Nelson has a condition called avascular necrosis- a disease that causes damage to bone tissue. She needed hip replacement surgery as a young teenager Dr. Del Schutte discusses hip replacement in young patients, and how the MUSC Musculoskeletal Center is helping patients of all ages with their bone and joint issues. This video courtesy of the Medical University of South Carolina.
NYIT: We're Out There: Highlights From 2009-2010
Highlights of the NYIT academic year 2009-2010, played at 2010 Convocation. New York Institute of Technology.
Texas Tech's String Project Strikes Chord With Aspiring Young Musicians
The Texas Tech String Project was founded in 2001 with the help of the National String Project Consortium and the American String Teachers' Association. The program was originally funded by a three-year grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education and matched by money from Texas Tech. The university, student instruction fees and other grants now fund the program. More information: http://today.ttu.edu/2009/11/project-strikes-cord-with-aspiring-young-musicians/ More inform
Prendismo Collection (formerly eClips from Cornell)
The e-Clips collection was created by Dr. Deborah Streeter and contains thousands of video clips that were created from in-depth video interviews or presentations by entrepreneurs and other experts involved with supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses. Interviewees include startup and experienced entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors, and employees of startup companies.Note that the e-clips have now been inclu
Seventeen Moments in Soviet History
Begins with the Bolshevik seizure of power in 1917 & ends with the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. It includes the Kronstadt uprising (1921), the death of Lenin (1924), the liquidation of the Kulaks as a class (1929), the year of the Stakhanovite (1936), the end of rationing (1947), the virgin lands campaign (1954), Khrushchev's secret speech (1956), the first cosmonaut (1961), the intervention in Czechoslovakia (1968), & Chernobyl (1986). (NEH)
Arts Education K-6 Lesson Plans
This searchable database of 100+ K-6 arts lessons (dance, drama/theatre, music, and visual art) has been developed by Dr. Cris Guenter and student teachers at California State University, Chico. New lessons are added each semester.Other information at this site includes how the site is used in teacher education, a lesson plan template, how the database was constructed, how student teacher lesson plans are selected, a rubric for assessing the lesson plans, how to cite online sources, reflections,
Texas Language Technology Center Project (COERLL)
Interactive multimedia projects including many less-commonly taught languages including Arabic, Chinese, Farsi and Portuguese. Some projects have already received five-star peer reviews in MERLOT (Le Francais interactif, Tex's French Grammar and Ta Falado;others are newer and under construction but employ the same user-friendly, engaging design.The Center for Open Educational Resources & Language Learning (COERLL) is one of 15 national foreign language resource centers funded by the US Depar
A Half-hour to Tragedy
"The CSB's final written report on the tragedy, which killed two emergency responders and two propane technicians, was approved at a public meeting in Beckley, West Virginia, on September 25. 'This video shows how a number of factors - a tank placed too close to the building, a lack of necessary training for propane technicians, and a lack of awareness among technicians and responders to order an immediate evacuation - combined to take the lives of four people," said John Bresland, CSB chairman
Getting into Television - Jim Sayer, Maverick TV
Maverick’s MD Jim Sayer, appointed just last year, is the latest name to accept the invite to come and converse in Coventry. He spoke to Philip Draycott about the challenges of independent production and ways in to TV for young people and others. Jim’s credits as Executive Producer for Maverick include The Property Chain and Taboogie for Channel 4, Selling Yourself for Five and Who’ll Age Worst for UKTV. Prior to coming to Maverick, he was responsible for include the highly acclaimed seri
Jon Snow - Channel 4 Day - Coventry University
Jon Snow presents Channel 4’s award winning ‘Channel Four News’. In April 1989 he was made the lead presenter shortly after joining. Jon was named Journalist of the Year at the Royal Television Society Awards in 2006 for his coverage of America’s New Orleans disaster, Pakistan and Africa. Jon has also anchored Nelson Mandela’s walk to freedom in 1990 and the Berlin Wall collapse in 1989.
Why are you so good? - Jeremy Paxman
Jeremy Paxman – the best broadcast interviewer of his generation - comes to the Coventry Conversations live via video link from Television Centre in London. His style, which some see as aggressive, usually gets results whoever the interviewee. Jeremy has just again won the Royal Television Society Presenter of the Year Award. In this Coventry Conversation Jeremy talks about what makes him so good at what he does.
Writing ‘Manchester UTD: The Biography’ - Jim White
Jim White is sports columnist for the Daily Telegraph as well as an author and broadcaster. Jim was a founding member of The Independent in 1986 and worked there for a decade before moving to The Guardian. He won sports columnist of the year during his time there and established himself as one of the most well-respected sports journalists. Jim now writes for the Daily Telegraph as a regular columnist and arts critic and recently released his eighth book, 'Manchester United: The Biography' wh