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The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is a philanthropy that supports biomedical research and science education. As part of its mission to strengthen science education, the Institute presents the Holiday Lectures on Science, an annual series that brings the latest developments in a rapidly moving field of research into the classroom.
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🇬🇧 English
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2017-06-15 10:00
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
15.06.2017

2016 Ecology - Riverine Food Webs: How Flow Rates Affect Biomass

Ecologist Mary Power studies the Eel River in Northern California to figure out the connection between river flows and biodiversity.
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15.06.2017

2016 Ecology - Trophic Cascades in Salt Marsh Ecosystem

Ecologist Brian Silliman uses manipulative field experiments to reveal that salt marsh ecosystems are under top down control from consumers and predators.
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10.03.2016

2015 Ecology - Analyzing Patterns in the Savanna Landscape

Mathematician-turned biologist Dr. Corina Tarnita describes the importance of termite mounds in a savanna ecosystem.
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10.03.2016

2015 Ecology - Niche Partitioning and Species Coexistence

Professor Robert Pringle describes the cutting-edge method of DNA metabarcoding used to reveal how similar animals share resources.
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16.03.2015

2014 Biodiversity - Anthony Barnosky and Kaitlin Maguire

Scientists at WorkAnthony Barnosky and Kaitlin Maguire Measure Mammal Extinctions at the John Day Fossil Beds.
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16.03.2015

2014 Biodiversity - Liz Hadly

Scientists at WorkLiz Hadly Tracks the Impact of Climate Change in Yellowstone.
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16.03.2015

2014 Biodiversity - Steve Palumbi and Megan Morikawa

Scientists at WorkSteve Palumbi and Megan Morikawa Investigate Coral Bleaching in American Samoa.
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15.05.2014

2013 Genomics: Cancer and Autism - Interview with Charles Sawyers

Interview with Charles SawyersDr. Sawyers describes how he became interested in science during medical school, and offers advice to science students.
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15.05.2014

2013 Genomics: Cancer and Autism - Interview with Christopher Walsh

Interview with Christopher WalshDr. Walsh recalls his childhood as one of eight siblings, discovering science in college, and the role of genomics in studying autism.
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15.05.2014

2013 Genomics: Cancer and Autism - Interview with Minna Balbas

Interview with Minna BalbasMs. Balbas discusses her early interest in medicine, her path to becoming a researcher, and her best day in the lab.
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15.05.2014

2013 Genomics: Cancer and Autism - Interview with Madelen Diaz

Interview with Madelen DiazMs. Diaz discusses her family's emphasis on academics, how she discovered neuroscience, and describes a typical day in the lab.
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15.05.2014

2013 Genomics: Cancer and Autism - Interview with Jenny Yawei Yang

Interview with Jenny Yawei YangMs. Yang describes what it was like growing up in a family filled with medical doctors, discusses her MD-PhD program, and provides advice to high school students interested in science.
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15.05.2014

2013 Genomics: Cancer and Autism - Dante's Story: Genomics and Hemimegalencephaly

Dante's Story: Genomics and HemimegalencephalyDante is a 10-year-old boy born with hemimegalencephaly—an enlargement of half his brain. This short film describes the decision to remove the affected half of his brain, his progress since the surgery, and...
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29.04.2013

2012 Earth History/Climate Change - Interview with Andrew Knoll

Interview with Andrew KnollDr. Knoll describes his path to becoming a geologist, and explains the importance of collaboration in scientific research.
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29.04.2013

2012 Earth History/Climate Change - Interview with Naomi Oreskes

Interview with Naomi OreskesDr. Oreskes explains her switch from research science to science history, and what led her to write Merchants of Doubt.
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29.04.2013

2012 Earth History/Climate Change - Interview with Daniel Schrag

Interview with Daniel SchragDr. Schrag recalls his parallel interests in earth science and political science and how the two have merged over the years.
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29.04.2013

2012 Earth History/Climate Change - Interview with JC Creveling

Interview with JC CrevelingA graduate student in the Knoll lab, Ms. Creveling explains how she selects field sites, and what sparked her interest in geology.
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29.04.2013

2012 Earth History/Climate Change - Interview with Tom Laakso

Interview with Tom LaaksoA graduate student in the Schrag lab, Mr. Laakso uses computer modeling of Earth's atmosphere to help predict changes to come.
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29.04.2013

2012 Earth History/Climate Change - Interview with Tyler Lyson

Interview with Tyler LysonTyler Lyson, a researcher at the National Museum of Natural History, demonstrates how researchers identify the fossil remains of dinosaurs and other extinct creatures. Lyson, who started hunting fossils as a child growing up ...
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29.04.2013

2012 Earth History/Climate Change - Interview with Julie Shoemaker

Interview with Julie ShoemakerA postdoc in the Schrag Lab, Dr. Shoemaker works on the greenhouse gas methane, which has purposing natural and man-made sources.
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9.04.2012

2011 Human Evolution - Interview with John Shea

Interview with John SheaDr. Shea discusses his early interests in anthropology, how fieldwork has changed over the years, and his outside interests.
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9.04.2012

2011 Human Evolution - Interview with Sarah Tishkoff

Interview with Sarah TishkoffDr. Tishkoff explains how studying genetic diversity can shed light on modern-day diseases, such as diabetes and obesity.
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9.04.2012

2011 Human Evolution - Interview with Tim White

Interview with Tim WhiteDr. White talks about his passion both for his fieldwork and for educating the scientists of tomorrow.
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9.04.2012

2011 Human Evolution - Interview with Josh Carlson

Interview with Josh CarlsonMr. Carlson outlines the path that he took to becoming a graduate student in the White lab, including his experience as a chef.
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9.04.2012

2011 Human Evolution - Interview with Jennifer Everhart

Interview with Jennifer EverhartMs. Everhart recounts her fieldwork experiences as a member of the Shea lab and the results of her first flintknapping attempt.
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9.04.2012

2011 Human Evolution - Interview with Felicia Gomez

Interview with Felicia GomezMs. Gomez explains her research in the Tishkoff lab and how it may help understanding malaria resistance.
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9.04.2012

2011 Human Evolution - Interview with Kristen Pepe

Interview with Kristen PepeMs. Pepe talks about her experiences doing field research with the Shea lab as an undergraduate at Stony Brook University.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - Interview with Joe DeRisi

Interview with Joe DeRisiAn interview with Joe DeRisi.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - Interview with Eva Harris

Interview with Eva HarrisAn interview with Eva Harris.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - Interview with Katherine Sorber

Interview with Katherine SorberKatherine Sorber, a graduate student in the DeRisi lab, describes her research on malaria.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - Interview with Kate Williams

Interview with Kate WilliamsKate Williams, a graduate student in the Harris lab, describes her epidemiological research linking antibodies and severe dengue in Nicaragua.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - Interview with Nathan Yozwiak

Interview with Nathan YozwiakNathan Yozwiak, a graduate student in the Harris/DeRisi labs, discusses working in Nicaragua to discover a new virus infecting children.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - Dengue Virus Life Cycle

Dengue Virus Life CycleDengue virus has sophisticated mechanisms for entering a cell, for replicating its RNA genome, and for transcribing proteins.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - Nicaragua and Sustainable Science

Nicaragua and Sustainable ScienceThrough the efforts of the Sustainable Sciences Institute, Nicaragua’s research capacity and disease-monitoring tools have improved dramatically.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - U.S. Students in Nicaragua

U.S. Students in NicaraguaFour U.S. students discuss the challenges and benefits of working on research projects in Nicaragua.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - Barrios Battling Dengue

Barrios Battling DengueThe fight against dengue fever, and the mosquitoes that carry the virus, is being carried out by "brigadistas" in Managua's neighborhoods. Spanish with English subtitles.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - Bee Colony Collapse Disorder

Bee Colony Collapse DisorderCharles Runckel, a graduate student in the DeRisi lab, uses the Virochip to examine the mystery of bee colony collapse disorder.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - Leading-Edge Bioinformatics

Leading-Edge BioinformaticsPeter Skewes-Cox, and Dr. Graham Ruby, both in the DeRisi lab, explain state-of-the-art DNA sequencing and bioinformatic technologies.
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1.04.2011

2010 Infectious Diseases - The Central Dogma Song

The Central Dogma Song“The Assemblers” (Peter Skewes-Cox and Dr. Graham Ruby) sing about DNA and proteins.
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1.04.2010

2009 Biodiversity - Interview with Bonnie Bassler

Interview with Bonnie BasslerAn interview with Dr. Bassler.
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1.04.2010

2009 Biodiversity - Interview with Toto Olivera

Interview with Toto OliveraAn interview with Dr. Olivera.
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1.04.2010

2009 Biodiversity - Interview with Lee Swem

Interview with Lee SwemAn interview with Dr. Lee Swem, a post-doctoral fellow in Bonnie Bassler's lab.
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1.04.2010

2009 Biodiversity - Interview with Audra Pompeani

Interview with Audra PompeaniAn interview with Dr. Audra Pompeani, a graduate student in Bonnie Bassler's lab.
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1.04.2010

2009 Biodiversity - Interview with Michael McIntosh

Interview with Michael McIntoshAn interview with Dr. Michael McIntosh, who discovered the drug Prialt while working as an undergraduate in Dr. Olivera's lab.
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1.04.2010

2009 Biodiversity - Cone Snails: Versatile Hunters

Cone Snails: Versatile HuntersDr. Jason Biggs of the University of Guam Marine Laboratory discusses the anatomy of cone snails and introduces us to a variety of cone snail species with different tactics to hunt and capture their prey.
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1.04.2010

2009 Biodiversity - Surrounded by the Ocean: Philippine Maritime Culture, Biodiversity, and Research

Surrounded by the Ocean: Philippine Maritime Culture, Biodiversity, and ResearchA mini-documentary illustrating the importance of the ocean to the Filipino way of life, and how that close connection helps biodiversity research.
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1.04.2009

2008 Neuroscience - Interview with Dr. Thomas Jessell

Interview with Dr. Thomas JessellAn interview with Dr. Jessell.
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1.04.2009

2008 Neuroscience - Interview with Dr. Eric Kandel

Interview with Dr. Eric KandelAn interview with Dr. Kandel.
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1.04.2009

2008 Neuroscience - Interview with Dr. Adam Hantman

Interview with Dr. Adam HantmanAn interview with Dr. Adam Hantman, a post-doctoral student in Thomas Jessell's lab.
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1.04.2009

2008 Neuroscience - Interview with Tessa Hirschfeld-Stoler

Interview with Tessa Hirschfeld-StolerAn interview with Tessa Hirschfeld-Stoler, a lab technician in Eric Kandel's lab.
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