An overview of embryonic development, the progressive differentiation of cells, and properties of embryonic stem cells.
Although tiny in size, the fruit fly has had a major impact on our understanding of circadian rhythms.
Dr. Rosbash discloses how scientists have persuaded Mother Nature to reveal the inner workings of the fruit fly's biological clock.
Dr. Takahashi describes the powerful strategies that he and others have harnessed for understanding biological clocks in mammals.
Learn about the different ways scientists are able to detect when genes are being expressed in various tissues.
DNA microarrays, or gene chips, are an important new technology for genomic research. Learn how researchers use computing to analyze and interpret the huge datasets generated by microarray experiments.
This guide correlates all the resources available on the Holiday Lectures on Science DVDs and throughout the BioInteractive.org website to specific Big Ideas, Enduring Understandings, and Essential Knowledge threads of the new AP® Biology Curriculum Framework.
Topics include: PCR, DNA Sequencing, Genetic Engineering, and Microarray. This guide includes multiple classroom-ready worksheets to accompany HHMI’s virtual labs.