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Human Immune System

In this lecture, Dr Matthew Ivory (Cardiff University) introduces the human immune system, and some of the tools the body has at its disposal to fight off infections. To begin, we: (i) discuss the passive barriers and innate immune system; before...

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0:40:05

Dr Matthew Ivory

Cardiff University

Biology

Virology

In this course, Dr Sarah Gretton (University of Leicester) talks about viruses. To do so, this series of mini-lectures expands on: (i) the impact of viral epidemics and pandemics throughout history, as well as understanding some key aspects of...

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0:55:34

Dr Sarah Gretton

Leicester University

Biology

Drug Discovery and Development

In this course, Dr Matthew Ivory (Cardiff University) discusses the entire process of drug development and discovery. How do scientists go through this journey? We begin by: (i) discussing lead compounds, molecules with some desired biological...

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0:43:41

Dr Matthew Ivory

Cardiff University

Biology

Communicable Disease

In this course, Dr Matthew Ivory (Cardiff University) talks about communicable disease. There are various different types of organisms that can cause disease that are transferred between individuals. We begin by looking at: (i) the definition of...

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0:53:41

Dr Matthew Ivory

Cardiff University

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