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Genes as Medicine

This film describes the scientific principles and the research efforts involved in the development of a gene therapy for a congenital form of blindness, and how a young patient benefited from this medical breakthrough.

Mutations in Cancer

This video provides an overview of the types of genes that, when mutated, can lead to the development of cancer.

Fruit Fly Courtship

This video shows real footage of courtship behavior of fruit flies with wing spots.

How Tumors Grow

This animation shows how a tumor forms, recruits blood vessels, and enters metastasis.

Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction

This video provides a demonstration of differences between sexual reproduction, which involves recombination through meiosis, and asexual reproduction, which does not.

Meiosis

This animation shows how meiosis, the form of cell division unique to egg and sperm production, can give rise to sperm that carry either an X or a Y chromosome.