Professor David Anderson discusses how genes, proteins, and the brain interact.
So, genes and proteins in the brain operate completely interdependently with one another, none of them is an isolated system, genes influence proteins, proteins influence the brain, the brain in turn feeds back on genes and influences their activity.
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1155. Genes Work in Networks
Professor David Anderson explains that individual genes do not exist in a vacuum. Rather, genes interact with one another as part of a network.
1156. Mushroom Bodies
Professor David Anderson explains that the mushroom body is a structure in the insect brain involved in learning and memory. It has been compared to the cerebral cortex in humans.
1157. Different Types of Stem Cells
Professor David Anderson describes the types and properties of different stem cells. The most well known, embryonic stem cells, are the most flexible.
15088. Gilbert's approach to synthesizing insulin, David Goeddel
David Goeddel talks about how another group was trying to make insulin.
1063. Drosophila as a Model System
Professor David Van Vactor discusses the properties that make the fruit fly (drosophila) a powerful model system.
1263. What are Model Systems? (2)
Professor David Van Vactor explains that model systems are simple organisms that allow us to study and manipulate gene function and development.
1258. Animal Models of Schizophrenia?
Professor David Lewis explains that although many symptoms of schizophrenia are not reproducible in animals, animal models can help understand the disorder.
1249. Gene Medicine
Professor David Porteous predicts that gene medicines such as gene therapy will improve the effectiveness of treating psychiatric disorders.
816. The schizophrenic Brain
Schizophrenia is underlined by subtle changes in multiple regions in the brain. Professor David Lewis discusses some of these changes.
15086. Synthesizing DNA, David Goeddel
David Goeddel talks about the strategy Genentech used in making synthetic insulin.