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1 The 100,000 Genomes Project Ms Jennifer Whitfield talks about the 100,000 Genomes Project, which aims to establish a new genomic medicine service through the NHS by sequencing the entire genomes of around 70,000 people with rare inherited diseases or cancer. Jennifer Whitfield 10 Apr 2017
2 Creative Commons Epigenetics: Environment, embodiment and equality Rebecca Richmond gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 13th October 2016. Rebecca Richmond 28 Feb 2017
3 Creative Commons Tracking infections Professor Derrick Crook from our Experimental Medicine division tells us about his research on tracking infections Derek Crook 10 Feb 2017
4 Creative Commons Tracking infections Professor Derrick Crook from our Experimental Medicine division tells us about his research on tracking infections Derrick Crook 08 Feb 2017
5 Method in the Motion A unique evening combining a scientific talk with inspirational dance. Irina Pulyakhina, Flux 14 Jul 2016
6 How can massive genetic studies help us prevent and treat diabetes? Any pair of individuals will share 99.9% of their DNA. But that 0.1% difference can tell us a huge amount about the causes of disease and how we can treat them. Find out more about the genetics that underpin type 2 diabetes. Mark McCarthy 11 Jul 2016
7 Modelling genes: the backwards and forwards of mathematical population genetics In this lecture Professor Alison Etheridge explores some of the simple mathematical caricatures that underpin our understanding of modern genetic data. Alison Etheridge 06 Jul 2016
8 Inflammaging and its role in ageing and age-related diseases Cristina Giuliani (Bologna) places inflammaging, and genetics, within an evolutionary perspective. A medical anthropology seminar given on 1 February 2016. Cristina Giuliani 08 Jun 2016
9 Governing Plastic Biology: Biopolitics in Epigenetic Times. Maurizio Meloni, University of Sheffield, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series. Maurizio Meloni 02 Jun 2016
10 Creative Commons Rare neurological disorders Chorea-Acanthocytosis: ChAc is a rare progressive neurological disorder caused by mutations in a very complex gene. Antonio Velayos-Baeza 04 Feb 2016
11 Rare neurological disorders Chorea-Acanthocytosis: ChAc is a rare progressive neurological disorder caused by mutations in a very complex gene. Antonio Velayos-Baeza 04 Feb 2016
12 Creative Commons Computation and genetics Resistance to drugs in bacteria can be aquired by swapping genes between individual bacteria. Computer programs developed by Dr Iqbal enable doctors to predict which antibiotics will be met with drug resistance, enabling the selection of the right drug. Zamin Iqbal 07 Jan 2016
13 Computation and genetics Resistance to drugs in bacteria can be aquired by swapping genes between individual bacteria. Computer programs developed by Dr Iqbal enable doctors to predict which antibiotics will be met with drug resistance, enabling the selection of the right drug. Zamin Iqbal 07 Jan 2016
14 Epigenetics: What Makes You "You"? Have you ever wondered why identical twins aren’t, well, actually identical? Do you want to blame your parents for something about you that is different from everyone else in the family? Then you need to find out about Epigenetics. Jane Mellor 11 Dec 2015
15 Creative Commons The Evolution of the Genome Computational and stastistical methods help us understand evolution as well as genetic disease. Gerton Lunter 02 Dec 2015
16 The Evolution of the Genome Computational and stastistical methods help us understand evolution as well as genetic disease. Gerton Lunter 02 Dec 2015
17 Creative Commons The Heart and the Head, Part 5 Daniel Bulte, from the Department of Oncology, speaks about what happens when they discover an ‘incidental finding’. Daniel Bulte 16 Nov 2015
18 Creative Commons The Heart and the Head, Part 4 Portia Westall, from the Donnelly group at the WTCHG, speaks about how she thinks about music when working on DNA sequences. Portia Westall 16 Nov 2015
19 Creative Commons The Heart and the Head, Part 3 Erwan Atcheson, from the Jenner Institute, speaks about his time studying parasitic worms, and the worries that come with it. Erwan Atcheson 16 Nov 2015
20 Creative Commons The Heart and the Head, Part 2 Anna Fowler, from the Lunter group at the WTCHG, speaks about how the patterns around a close-call in the desert makes her think about her work. Anna Fowler 16 Nov 2015
21 Creative Commons The Heart and the Head, Part 1 Irina Pulyakhina, from the Julian Knight group at the WTCHG, speaks about her time helping a Masters student through an important presentation. Irina Pulyakhina 16 Nov 2015
22 Creative Commons The Heart and the Head, the full evening of science, storytelling, and music An evening of storytelling and music where researchers from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, the Jenner Institute, and Cancer Research UK came together to tell stories about their lives as scientists, with live musical accompaniment. Erwan Atcheson, Daniel Bulte, Anna Fowler, Brian Mackenwells 16 Nov 2015
23 Creative Commons The genetics of metabolic diseases A missing step in a metabolic pathway leads to the build-up of toxic compounds, and the lack of materials essential for normal function. Wyatt Yue 28 Jul 2015
24 Creative Commons The genetics of metabolic diseases A missing step in a metabolic pathway leads to the build-up of toxic compounds, and the lack of materials essential for normal function. Wyatt Yue 28 Jul 2015
25 Creative Commons Impact of genetics on neuropsychopharmacology Professor Paul Harrison discusses the genetics of mental health conditions Paul Harrison 24 Mar 2015
26 Creative Commons Personalised Medicine Dr Jenny Taylor is the Programme Director for the Genomic Medicine Theme, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics. Her research bridges the gap between genetics research and the use of its discoveries in diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions. Jenny Taylor 09 Feb 2015
27 Pharmacogenomics Dr Sebastian Nijman develops new approaches to study signalling networks in cancer cells and uncover specific weaknesses, particularly in breast and lung cancer. This can be used to develop more effective drugs and to better guide treatment decisions. Sebastian Nijman 09 Feb 2015
28 Personalised Medicine Dr Jenny Taylor is the Programme Director for the Genomic Medicine Theme, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics. Her research bridges the gap between genetics research and the use of its discoveries in diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions. Jenny Taylor 09 Feb 2015
29 Pharmacogenomics Dr Sebastian Nijman develops new approaches to study signalling networks in cancer cells and uncover specific weaknesses, particularly in breast and lung cancer. This can be used to develop more effective drugs and to better guide treatment decisions. Sebastian Nijman 09 Feb 2015
30 "There's no place like home" Part 2 - The People of the British Isles Bruce Winney describes the influx of humans to the British Isles, including the Romans, Anglo Saxons and Vikings. By comparing and contrasting the genetic make-up of patients, researchers can explore how genetics can influence disease. Bruce Winney 15 Dec 2014
31 The Genetic Epidemiology of Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Disorders: Multiple Levels, Interactions and Causal Loops The first of the 2014 Loebel Lectures in Philosophy and Psychiatry, by Professor Kenneth S Kendler Kenneth S Kendler 16 Oct 2014
32 "Origins" - Complete Episode The subject of origins is explored - from human fertilisation to the Big Bang. Includes parts 1, 2 and 3. Jo Dunkley, Alex Halliday, Suzannah Williams, Dagan Wells 09 Oct 2014
33 Welcome to the Wellcome Trust for Human Genetics Short film introducing the Wellcome Trust for Human Genetics Anjali Hinch, Emma Davenport, Paolo Piazza, Mohammad Bahar 25 Feb 2014
34 New immunoregulatory mechanisms Professor Mike Lenardo speaks about early links between the NIH (National Institute of Health, USA) and the University of Oxford, and their success in setting up the NIH-Oxford-Cambridge DPhil programme. Michael J Lenardo 28 Oct 2013
35 Creative Commons Darwin's Fish: Evolutionary controversies in the fossil record See how modern analyses of the fossil record, genetics and development provide a new understanding of flatfish evolution, and how this bears on both the great flatfish controversy and the rate and nature of evolutionary change more broadly. Matt Friedman 04 Oct 2013
36 Creative Commons Psychiatric genetics Professor Jonathan Flint talks about his research on psychiatric genetics. Jonathan Flint 21 May 2013
37 Creative Commons Psychiatric Genetics Every psychiatric disorder has a genetic contribution. Although anxiety and depression are very common diseases, current treatments are not very good. Jonathan Flint 21 May 2013
38 Another case of heart trouble Oxford Sparks presents a look at how a single change in DNA can cause the human heart to go wrong. Find out more and read about the science behind the animation at www.oxfordsparks.net/animations/heart. Hugh Watkins, Anna Michell 15 Apr 2013
39 Creative Commons Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry at Oxford: a guide for prospective undergraduate students This light-hearted talk gives you the chance to hear three admissions tutors discuss what you can expect from their courses, and what the tutors are looking for when they select students. Martin Speight, Mark Wormald, Nick Green 04 Mar 2013
40 Creative Commons The Role of Genes in Bipolar Disorder: Recent Findings and What They Mean. Monica Fooks Memorial Lecture Professor Paul Harrison, Head of Translational Neurobiology Research Group, Oxford, gives the 2012 Monica Fooks memorial lecture on recent findings in bipolar disorder. Paul Harrison 18 Feb 2013
41 Creative Commons Weblearn: Improving Admin Dr Claire Aland, Director of Anatomy at University of Oxford, talks about how the WebLearn Sign Up tool has galvanised the organisation of anatomy demonstration at the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. Claire Aland 24 Aug 2012
42 Creative Commons Diabetes in Young Adults Dr Katharine Owen talks about the different types of Diabetes in young adults. Katherine Owen 17 Jul 2012
43 Creative Commons Diabetes in Young Adults Dr Katharine Owen talks about the different types of diabetes in young adults. Katherine Owen 17 Jul 2012
44 Creative Commons Diabetes and Genomics Professor Mark McCarthy tells us how genomics helps us understand diabetes. Mark McCarthy 03 Jul 2012
45 Creative Commons Diabetes and Genomics Professor Mark McCarthy tells us how genomics helps us understand diabetes. Mark McCarthy 03 Jul 2012
46 Reflections on geneticisation In this Medical Anthropology Research Seminar, Professor Paul Martin (University of Nottingham) examines 'social science and the making of biofutures'. 6 February 2012. Paul Martin 27 Jun 2012
47 Creative Commons Genetics and Diabetes Dr Anna Gloyn talks about her research on the genetics of diabetes. Anna Gloyn 20 Mar 2012
48 Creative Commons Genetics and Diabetes Dr Anna Gloyn talks about her research on the genetics of Diabetes. Anna Gloyn 20 Mar 2012
49 Creative Commons The treatment of severe malaria Prof. Arjen Dondorp tells us about his work on severe malaria and the development of new therapies. Arjen Dondorp 21 Feb 2012
50 Creative Commons The gene garden The spectacular variety of colour and growth form seen in our gardens is the result of the action of thousands of genes operating in pathways and networks. Hugh Dickinson 09 Jan 2012
51 Creative Commons Specific Language Impairment Dr Dianne Newbury talks about the contribution of genetics to specific language impairment. Dianne Newbury 14 Nov 2011
52 Creative Commons Specific Language Impairment Dr Dianne Newbury talks about the contribution of genetics to specific language impairment. Dianne Newbury 14 Nov 2011
53 Creative Commons Dyslexia and Genetics Dr Silvia Paracchini talks about the influence of genetics in dyslexia. Silvia Paracchini 27 Sep 2011
54 Creative Commons Dyslexia and Genetics Dr Silvia Paracchini talks about the influence of Genetics in Dyslexia. Silvia Paracchini 27 Sep 2011
55 Creative Commons Status Quo Bias Suppose a genetic engineering breakthrough made it simple, safe and cheap to increase people's intelligence. Nick Bostrom 01 Aug 2011
56 Oxford at Said Seminar: Drug Discovery In this seminar two academics explore experimental medicine in early-phase clinical trials and reforming intellectual property. Vincenzo Libri, Chas Bountra 04 Jul 2011
57 Obesity and Diabetes Professor Fredrik Karpe explores the links between obesity and diabetes. Fredrik Karpe 21 Jun 2011
58 Creative Commons Designer Babies The term 'designer baby' is usually used in a pejorative sense - to conjure up some dystopian Brave New World. There are already ways to affect what kind of children you have - most obviously by choosing the partner to have them with. Julian Savulescu 31 May 2011
59 Genetic Variation in Inflammation and Immunity Dr Julian Knight explains how genetic variants modulate gene expression and influence the susceptibility to commom diseases. Julian Knight 29 Nov 2010
60 Genetic Variation in Inflammation and Immunity Dr Julian Knight explains how new insights into genetic variants which modulate gene expression allow us to better understand why people develop these diseases, and allow us to target treatments more effectively. Julian Knight 29 Nov 2010
61 Race, kinship, genetics and the ambivalence of identity A paper presented at the University of Oxford School of Anthropology Departmental Seminar on Friday 15 October 2010 by Professor Peter Wade, University of Manchester. Peter Wade 27 Oct 2010
62 Creative Commons Therapy for muscular dystrophy in the new genetics era From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Duchene Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic muscle wasting disease that causes great suffering to those experiencing it. Dr Kay Davies talks about the advances in molecular genetics which could help treat DMD. Kay Davies 25 Oct 2010
63 Women's Health Dr Krina Zondervan talks about endometriosis, an incapacitating women's health condition. Krina Zondervan 30 Sep 2010
64 Women's Health Dr Krina Zondervan is interested is women's health conditions, particularly endometriosis. Dr Zondervan studies genetic, molecular and environmental factors influencing this complex disorder. Krina Zondervan 30 Sep 2010
65 Creative Commons The Science of Ethics: What Counts as Good Research? Mark Sheehan gives a talk on research ethics and asks what counts as good research. Part of the Oxford Bioethics Network series on Issues in Research Ethics. Mark Sheehan 27 May 2010
66 Creative Commons Procardis Study; Genome wide associations with Disease Paula Boddington gives a talk on the Procardis study as part of the Oxford Bioethics Network series on Issues in Research Ethics. Paula Boddington 27 May 2010
67 Creative Commons Genomics Research: Individuals and Families Paula Boddington gives a talk on the ethics of individuals and families as part of the Oxford Bioethics Network series on Issues in Research Ethics. Paula Boddington 27 May 2010
68 Creative Commons Altruism and Reciprocity in the Governance of Human Genetic Databases Nadja Kanellopoulou gives a talk as part of the Oxford Bioethics Network series on Issues in research Ethics. Nadja Kanellopoulou 27 May 2010
69 Creative Commons Ethics and Genomic Research Paula Boddington gives a talk on ethical issues within genomics research as part of the Oxford Bioethics Network series on Issues in Research Ethics. Paula Boddington 27 May 2010
70 Genetics of obesity, and the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children Nicholas Timpson, of the Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, gives a talk on Genetics of obesity, and the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children on the 9th November 2009. Nicholas Timpson 12 Feb 2010
71 'Fly Genetics': What can fruit flies tell us about our immune system? Colloquium - Week 5 MT09 (Senior Speaker). Petros Ligoxygakis 11 Nov 2009
72 Creative Commons Language disorders in children: What can they tell us about genes and brains? Recent studies have shown that genes are strongly implicated in determining if children will develop language disorders. In this talk, Professor Bishop examines the role genetics play in language development and language disorders. Dorothy Bishop 28 Oct 2009
73 Creative Commons Languages disorders in children: What can they tell us about genes and brains? Recent studies have shown that genes are strongly implicated in determining if children will develop language disorders. In this talk, Professor Bishop examines the role genetics play in language development and language disorders. Dorothy Bishop 28 Oct 2009
74 The Early Universe and Alzheimer's Pedro discusses the Big Bang and the early Universe, and Jonathan details Oxford's groundbreaking research of the genetics of Alzheimer's. Marcus du Sautoy, Frances Ashcroft, John Wood, Pedro Ferreira 03 Sep 2009
75 The Early Universe and Alzheimer's Pedro discusses the Big Bang and the early Universe, and Jonathan details Oxford's groundbreaking research of the genetics of Alzheimer's. Marcus du Sautoy, Frances Ashcroft, John Wood, Pedro Ferreira 03 Sep 2009
76 Genetics of Common Human Diseases Peter Donnelly, one of the UK's leading statisticians and geneticists, discusses his involvement in recent projects aimed at understanding the genetics of common human diseases. Peter Donnelly 29 Apr 2009
77 Genetics of Common Human Diseases Peter Donnelly, one of the UK's leading statisticians and geneticists, discusses his involvement in recent projects aimed at understanding the genetics of common human diseases. Peter Donnelly 29 Apr 2009
78 Synaesthesia and Citizen Science Part one. The team examines the neurological condition synaesthesia and the recent Oxford study which sheds light on its genetic basis. Also explored is Galaxy Zoo, an innovative Oxford project which asks the public to help classify galaxies. Marcus du Sautoy, Irene Tracey, Chris Lintott, Pedro Ferreira 02 Mar 2009
79 Genetics with Kay Davies Kay Davies discusses her research of genetic diseases such as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, problems which limit the development of therapy and the need for effective treatment and screening processes. Kay Davies, Oliver Lewis 09 Feb 2009
80 Gero Miesenboeck on Fruit Flies and Neuroscience In this podcast, Professor Gero Miesenboeck begins with a discussion of DNA and neuroscience, and then talks about his experiments on the brain of the fruit fly. Gero Miesenboeck, Oliver Lewis 13 Sep 2008
81 Gero Miesenboeck on Fruit Flies and Neuroscience In this podcast, Professor Gero Miesenboeck begins with a discussion of DNA and neuroscience, and then talks about his experiments on the brain of the fruit fly. Gero Miesenboeck, Oliver Lewis 13 Sep 2008
82 Craig Venter on Genomics In the second of the Distinguished Public Lecture Series run by the James Martin 21st Century School, Dr Craig Venter discusses his work at the J. Craig Venter Institute and its implications for the future of our culture, society and science. J Craig Venter 12 Sep 2008
83 Craig Venter on Genomics: From humans to the environment In the second of the Distinguished Public Lecture Series run by the James Martin 21st Century School, Dr Craig Venter will discuss his work at the J Craig Venter Institute and its implications for the future of our culture, society and science. J Craig Venter 14 Apr 2008