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Viral outbreak : the science of emerging disease / a presentation of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute ; Astronaut 3 Media Group, Inc. ; Sutherland Media Productions, Inc., Skehan Communications, LLC ; producer, Ann DeStefano Sutherland ; director, Wally Ashby.

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Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola DVD INFO (Text) 33118000176688 Adult: DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM.
  • Edition: Version 1.2.
  • Publisher: Chevy Chase, Md. : Howard Hughes Medical Institute, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note: "2010"--Container spine.
Lectures originally produced in 2010.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1, Lectures: Dengue fever : breaking epidemic cycles / Eva Harris ; Virus hunter's toolkit / Joseph L. DeRisi ; Fighting viruses in the lab and beyond / Eva Harris ; Solving SARS and other viral mysteries / Joseph L. DeRisi -- Disc 2, Short videos: Nicaragua and sustainable science ; U.S. students in Nicaragua ; Barrios battling dengue ; Bee colony collapse disorder ; Leading-edge bioinformatics ; Central dogma song -- Disc 2, Click and learn: Stopping mosquito-borne disease -- Disc 2, Students ask the experts: Biology of the mosquito vector -- Disc 3, Chimera molecular visualization CD-ROM.
Participant or Performer Note: Lectures presented by Dr. Joseph L. DeRisi and Dr. Eva Harris.
Summary, etc.: "Why is dengue fever becoming a worldwide health threat? What other epidemics are on the horizon? How can we detect and counter emerging infectious diseases? In four presentations, Dr. Joseph L. DeRisi and Dr. Eva Harris explain how they use both simple and sophisticated technologies to detect and fight infectious agents"--Publisher's web site. Includes: four full-length presentations with detailed chapter stops ; direct access to animations and video to illustrate a topic ; special interactive features and dengue intervention and virochip microarrays ; discussion of the life cycle of mosquitoes.
System Details Note: DVD.
System requirements for CD-ROM, Windows: Pentium IV or AMD Athlon processor; 1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended); 600 MB disk space; open GL driver (not available for Intel GMA 500) (ATI or NVIDIA graphics recommended); 800x600 display resolution.
System requirements for CD-ROM, Macintosh: Apple MAC: PPC or Intel processor; 1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended); 400 MB disk space; Mac OS X 10.5.8, 10.6.5 or newer; 800x600 display resolution (ATI or NVIDIA graphics recommended).
Language Note: Menus and summaries available in English or Spanish ; lectures in English with Spanish subtitles and portions in Spanish with English subtitles.
Subject: Communicable diseases > Research.
Virology > Research.
Dengue > Research.
Genre: Science films.
Filmed lectures.

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