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  • Using p53 to Fight Cancer

    Using p53 to Fight Cancer

    Animation

    (1 min 2 sec) This animation demonstrates how cancerous cells could be destroyed using a modified virus.

  • Teacher Guide: Holiday Lectures on Science - 1999

    Teacher Guide: Holiday Lectures on Science - 1999

    Teacher Guide

    A guide written for teachers to accompany the 1999 Holiday Lectures on Science.

  • Test Your Knowledge of Microbes

    Test Your Knowledge of Microbes

    Click & Learn

    Take this quiz to see how well you understand some of the topics covered in the 1999 Holiday Lectures on infectious disease.

  • Emerging Infections: How Epidemics Arise

    Emerging Infections: How Epidemics Arise

    Lecture

    (59 min) Dr. Ganem analyses the complex causes of epidemics—how changes in the environment and in human social behavior can give rise to new infectious diseases.

  • Microbe Hunters: Tracking Infectious Agents

    Microbe Hunters: Tracking Infectious Agents

    Lecture

    (57 min 36 sec) Dr. Donald Ganem describes how epidemiologists, physicians, and microbiologists work together to identify and study pathogens.

  • 2000 and Beyond: Confronting the Microbe Menace

    2000 and Beyond: Confronting the Microbe Menace

    Lecture

    (57 min 36 sec) In four presentations, Donald E. Ganem, MD, and B. Brett Finlay, PhD, discuss the latest advances in understanding how pathogens invade the body and how this knowledge is leading to the development of new therapies. They also explain how new infectious diseases are recognized and how epidemics arise.

  • Size Analogies of Bacteria and Viruses

    Size Analogies of Bacteria and Viruses

    Clip

    (1 min 44 sec) Dr. Finlay and Dr. Richard Ganem use physical analogies to compare the size of bacteria and viruses relative to a standard mammalian cell.

  • Recombination of Viral Genome

    Recombination of Viral Genome

    Animation

    (3 min 5 sec) When two different strains of influenza infect a single cell, their genetic material can mix freely, resulting in a new third strain of influenza.

  • Viral Lifecycle

    Viral Lifecycle

    Animation

    (1 min 8 sec) Delivering a single virus to a cell allows the virus to infect the cell, replicate, and give rise to many progeny viruses. These viruses can then infect many neighboring cells. Also available in Spanish.

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