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2009-2010 Lectures
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Lecture No.
Topic
Lecturer
Additional Material (movies and reading)
1. What is life?
(Last update: 21.10.09)
Dr. Benny Aroeti Sea creatures
Transport
Phagocytosis
Chemotaxis
Slime mold
The search for life's origins
Curiosity creates cures
Characteristics of science
Darwin
The origin of life on Earth
Genes; certainly not everything
"The fathers have eaten sour grapes-
and the children's teeth are set on edge"
2.The elements of life
(Last update: 21.10.09)
Dr. Benny Aroeti 
3.Biomolecules 1- Proteins
(Last update: 27.10.09)
Dr. Benny Aroetialpha-helix
alpha-helix with side chains
beta-sheet
Lysozyme
4.Biomolecules 2- Sugars and DNADr. Benny AroetiDNA structure 
5.DNA ReplicationDr. Benny AroetiChromosome coiling
DNA replication
Replication fork
Telomere replication 
6.RNA transcription and translationDr. Benny AroetiTranscription
mRNA processing 
7.Protein synthesis and processingDr. Benny AroetiTranslation I
Translation II
Polyribosome
8.Cells are tiny and transparentDr. Benny Aroeti 
9.RNA interference
(Last update: 19.11.09)
Dr. Benny Aroeti 
10.Energy to fuel the cell and
Enzymes for speeding up reactions
(Last update: 19.11.09)
Dr. Benny AroetiHow enzymes work
11.The plasma membrane- the edge of lifeDr. Benny AroetiLipids
Laser tweezers
Membrane fluidity
12.Cell recognition and Ion transportDr. Benny AroetiNa/K pump
Contact inhibition
13.CytoskeletonDr. Benny AroetiMicrotubules
Microtubule instability
Kinesin
Actin dynamics
Actin polymerization
Cell motility
Keratinocytes
14.Cells can eat and secreteDr. Benny AroetiMicrotubule assembly
Kinesin transport protein
Cell transport
Phagocytosis
Chromatophores
Chemotaxis
Grinstein eating beads
15.Introduction, the cell and body planProf. Eduardo MitraniTyler ch. 9
Tyler ch. 10
16.Introduction and basic concepts of development
(Last update: 5.1.10)
Prof. Eduardo Mitrani 
17.Body plan- typical vertebrate, segmentation
(Last update: 5.1.10)
Prof. Eduardo Mitrani 
18.Body plan- neural tube formation
(Last update: 5.1.10)
Prof. Eduardo Mitrani 
19.Body plan- Molecules determining anterio-posterio
and dorso-ventral identity

(Last update: 5.1.10)
Prof. Eduardo Mitrani 
20.Tissues
(Last update: 5.1.10)
Prof. Eduardo MitraniMuscles 1
Muscles 2
21.Plasticity and Cloning
(Last update: 5.1.10)
Prof. Eduardo Mitrani 
22.Tissue regeneration
(Last update: 10.1.10)
Prof. Eduardo MitraniAntlers (LQ)
Antlers (HQ)
23.Stem CellsProf. Eduardo MitraniBone repair
Cartilage
Stem cells and the end of aging
24.Plant DevelopmentDr. Rachel GreenHelp page
25.Plant hormonesDr. Rachel GreenHelp page
26.IntroductionProf. Rachel Nechushtai 
27.PhotosynthesisProf. Rachel Nechushtai 


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2008 - 2009 Lectures
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Lecture No.
Topic
Lecturer
Related Movies
1. 
  Introduction 1  
Dr. Aroeti 
 Early Life
 Chemotaxis
2. Biology is a science Dr. Aroeti    
3. Biomolecules-1 Dr. Aroeti video
4. Biomolecules-2 Dr. Aroeti video
Alpha helix with side chains
Alpha helix without side chains
Beta pleated sheet
   
5. Biomolecules-3 Dr. Aroeti  
6. Biomolecules-4
(Last update: November 20th)
Dr. Aroeti double helix animation
DNA Polymerization
DNA Replication- Overview
DNA Replication (1)
DNA Replication (2)
DNA packing
Leading strand
Lagging strand
Okazaki fragments
Origin of replication
Replication in chromosomes
7. Biomolecules-5
(Last update: November 30th)
Dr. Aroeti Introduction to transcription
Transcription in detail
mRNA processing
Telomers
PCR
8. Biomolecules-6 Dr. Aroeti Introduction to translation
Translation in detail
Transcription and translation
Protein degredation
Protein processing
Nirenberg-Matthaei
Poly-ribosom
Protein synthesis
Translation II
9. Energy that fules cells Dr. Aroeti How enzymes work
Energy concepts
10. Cells are tiny and transparent
(Last update: December 8th)
Dr. Aroeti Calcium wave in egg
Cells
Communication between astrocytes
CTL
Macrophage walk
Nuclear dnvelope dynamics
Reporter Constructs
Streaming cytoplasm- chlroplasts
Streaming cytoplasm- nucleus
11. Cellular organization Dr. Aroeti Sea urchin fertilization
Nuclear envelope dynamics
Reporter constructs
12. Plasma membrane Dr. Aroeti Membrane fluidity
Lysosome formation
FRAP
13. Plasma membrane
(Last update: December 24th)
Dr. Aroeti Calcium signaling
Desmosomes
Gap junctions
Tight junctions
Laser tweezers
Membrane fluidity
Contact inhibition
Lipid bilayer dynamics
14. Cytoskeleton
(Last update: December 24th)
Dr. Aroeti Chromatophores
Kinesin transport protein
Kinesin
Microtubule assembly
Microtubules
Actin polymerization
Actin dynamics
Chemotaxis
Keratinocyte
Cell
Osmosis
Diffusion
Membrane selectivity
Active transport
Excocytosis and endocytosis
Receptor mediated endocytosis
Phagocytosis A
Phagocytosis B
Pinocytosis
MT instability
K/Na pump
Grinstein eating beads
Tour of an animal cell- the movie
Tour of an animal cell- PPT
15. Introduction and basic terminology:
Taxonomy and evolution in the fossil record
Dr. Tchernov  
16.

Introduction and basic terms in evolutionary biology:

Introduction and basic terms in phylogeny biology:

The environmental context of evolution

 

Dr. Tchernov  
17. The environmental context of evolution2 Dr. Tchernov  
18. body forms Dr. Tchernov  
19. invertebrates (130109) Dr. Tchernov  
20. ecology (140109) Dr. Tchernov  
21. vertebrata (30209) Dr. Tchernov  
       
       
       



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2007-2008 Lectures
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Lecture No.
Topic
Lecturer
Related Movies
1
 Introduction 1
 Dr. Aroeti
Early Life
2
Biology is a science
 Dr. Aroeti  
3
Biomolecules-1
 Dr. Aroeti  
4
Biomolecules-2
  Dr. Eden  
5
Biomolecules-3
Dr. Aroeti  
6
Biomolecules-4
Dr. Aroeti  
7
Energy and Cells
Dr. Aroeti How Enzymes Work

Energy Concepts

8 Prokaryotes Dr. Aroeti
  1. SalmonellaFlagella 
  2. Bacteria 
  3. Antibiotics 
  4. Tasty Bacteria 
  5. video
9 Cells are tiny and transparent Dr. Aroeti
  1. Macrophage walk 
  2. Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte killing target 
  3. Nuclear Envelope Dynamics 
  4. Reporter Constructs 
  5. Cytoplasm 
  6. video 
  7. SEM 
  8. video 
10 Cellular Organization Dr. Aroeti .
11 Plasma Membrane I Dr. Aroeti .
12 Plasma Membrane II Dr. Aroeti
13
Cytoskeleton
Dr. Aroeti
    The Inner Life of the Cell- Harvard University
  1. video 
  2. video 
  3. video 
  4. video 
  5. video 
       
 1 & 2 The history of life on hearth
Dr. Tchernov
 
3 & 4 The Protists Dr. Tchernov  
5 & 6 The rise of the invertebrates animal origins.  Dr. Tchernov  
7 & 8 Ecdysozoans the molting animals Dr. Tchernov  
9 & 10 Deuterostomate Animals Dr. Tchernov  
11 & 12 Animal physiology, Homeostasis and temperature regulation. Dr. Tchernov  
13 contemporary climate change effect on corals Dr. Tchernov  
       
       
 


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2006-2007 Lectures
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Lecture No.
Topic
Lecturer
Related Movies
1
 Introduction
Dr. Aroeti
Early Life
2
 Biomolecules-1
 Dr. Aroeti
 
3
 Biomolecules-2
 Dr. Aroeti
 video
4
Biomolecules-3
 Dr. Aroeti
 
5
Biomolecules-4
Dr. Aroeti
 
6
Biomolecules-5
Dr. Aroeti
 
7
Energy and Cells
Dr. Aroeti
 
8
Prokaryotes
 Dr. Aroeti
  1. Bacteria 
  2. Antibiotics 
  3. Tasty Bacteria 
9
Cells are tiny and transparent
Dr. Aroeti
  1.  Macrophage walk 
  2. Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte killing target 
  3. Nuclear Envelope Dynamics 
  4. Reporter Constructs 
  5. Cytoplasm 
  6. video 
  7. SEM 
  8. video 
10
Cellular organization
Dr. Aroeti
 
11
Plasma Membrane A
Plasma Membrane B
Plasma Membrane C
Dr. Aroeti
  1. Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte killing target 
  2. video 
  3. video 
  4. video 
  5. video 
  6. video  
  7. video 
12
Plasma Membrane
Dr. Aroeti
 
13
Cytoskeleton
Dr. Aroeti
    The Inner Life of the Cell- Harvard University
  1. video 
  2. video 
  3. video 
  4. video 
  5. video 
14
cell reproduction and cancer
Dr. Aroeti

 

Date
Topic
Lecturer
 10.12.06
 
Prof. J. Heller
14.12.06
Chordates: defining characters
Prof. J. Heller
21.12.06
Vertebrate evolution - fish
Prof. J. Heller
24.12.06
Vertebrate evolution - amphibia and reptiles 
Prof. J. Heller
28.12.06 
Feather
Prof. J. Heller
31.12.06
Hair
Prof. J. Heller
4.1.07 
Respiration
Prof. J. Heller
11.1.07 
Digestive system
Respiration (corrected)
Prof. J. Heller
14.1.07
Basic histology
Prof. J. Heller
18.1.07
Kidney, Genitalia
Prof. J. Heller
21.1.07
Ear
Prof. J. Heller

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2005-2006 Lectures
Lecture No.
Topic
Lecturer
Related Movies
1
 Introduction
Dr. Aroeti 
 
2
 Biology is a science
Dr. Aroeti
 
3
Biomolecules
Dr. Aroeti
 
4
Biomolecules 2
Dr. Aroeti
 
5
Biomolecules 3
Dr. Aroeti
 
6
Prokaryoes and Eukarytes
Dr. Aroeti
  1. Slime mold (Physarum polycephalum) 
  2. Streaming Cytoplasm 1 
  3. Streaming Cytoplasm 2 
7
Methods1
Dr. Aroeti
  1. Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte killing target 
  2. Macrophage walk 
8
Methods2
Dr. Aroeti
  1. Immunoblotting 
  2. Nuclear Envelope Dynamics 
  3. Reporter Constructs 
  4. SDS Gel Electrophoresis 
  5. SEM 
9
Plasma Membrane
Dr. Aroeti
 
10
Plasma Membrane II
Dr. Aroeti
11
Plasma Membrane III
Dr. Aroeti
  • 1 
12
Plasma Membrane IV
12A , 12 B
Dr. Aroeti
  1. Actin Dynamics 
  2. Chemotaxis 
  3. Actin Polymerization 
  4. Keratinocyte 
  5. Cytoplasm 
13
Endocytosis and Exocytosis
Dr. Aroeti
  1. Phagocytosis 
  2. Cell 
  3. ER-Golgi-VSVG 
  4. Golgi 
  5. Johnson hiv 
  6. Penocytosis 
14
The Cytoskeleton
Dr. Aroeti

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