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High Definition ~ January 2009

HIV Imaging and Electron Microscopy:

  • Footage of Electron Microscope
  • HIV images created using electron microscopy
  • An interview with Dr. Sriram Subramaniam, Chief of Biophysics at NCI

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HIV Imaging and Electron Microscopy

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High Definition ~ March 2009

Cancer Vaccine Research:

  • A cancer vaccine lab
  • A mock patient getting a vaccine

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Vaccine Research

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Standard Definition ~ August 1995


  • Pathology Lab
  • Pathology consultation
  • Pathologists viewing breast cancer tumor cells

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Pathology Lab

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Standard Definition ~ May 1996

Natural Products Research:

  • NCI Natural Products Laboratory
  • Natural Products Extraction
  • Natural Products Storage

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Extraction | Storage

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High Definition ~ August 2008

Genome Wide Association Studies:

NCI’s Core Genotyping Facility in Gaithersburg, MD, which conducts Genome Wide Association Studies. Footage shows equipment used in the GWAS labs.

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High Definition ~ May 2012

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research,
Advanced Technology Research Facility:

  • An LTQ Orbitap Velos Mass Spectrometer in use at the Laboratory of Proteomic and Analytical Technologies;
  • A two-photon scanning microscope in use in the Optical Microscopy and Analysis Lab;
  • A nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer in use at the Laboratory of Proteomic and Analytical Technologies;
  • A 1000 Liter bioreactor in use at the Biopharmaceutical Development Program;
  • A multi-touch table for a prototype of visual imaging collaboration environment at the Advanced Biomedical Computing Center; and
  • A 200 kV transmission electron microscope in use at the Electron Microscopy Lab

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Video Specifications

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