1. Biology Grant Will Focus on Fish, Possible Key to Human Retinal Regeneration

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    Biology Professor Ann Morris' lab contains approximately 200 individual fish tanks, but only one type of fish. Having recently secured a $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Morris will continue investigating zebrafish and the insight they offer in regard to solutions for human retinal degeneration. The NIH grant, titled, “The role of insm1 in vertebrate photoreceptor differentiation,” will be funded over five years and focuses on zebrafish to better understand genetic pathways that control the development of the retina. "Mammals cannot regenerate photoreceptors, because the retina is part of the central nervous system, and like other neurons in the brain, when you damage them you can't replace them," Morris said. "So that means when people get genetic diseases where the neurons, particularly the photoreceptors, start to die or to degenerate, there's no way of replacing those cells, so eventually they go blind. While that's true for mammals, it's not true for fish. Fish can regenerate photoreceptors." Morris' study focuses on both the development of the retina and photoreceptor regeneration in fish, as she hopes to gain insight that could eventually be applied to the development of cell-based therapies for human retinal regeneration. Video courtesy of University of Kentucky Public Relations. http://uknow.uky.edu/multimedia/video

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    • I Will Survive

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      Music Production: Uncanny Valley Client: Network Ten Producer: Armand De Saint-Salvy

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      • HOPE 09-30-12 GAME PLAN message

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        We continue GAME PLAN, a 6-week message series with Week 4: "Traded". This morning's message includes a live interview with Doug Pederson, former Quarterback with the Miami Dolphins, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles, and current head Quarterback Coach with the Eagles. Colossians 3:24-25

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        • Will Golfing

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          Will hitting drive down fairway.

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          • Primetime Days: Jeff Williamson Interview

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            This is an interview shot and edited by myself for use On September 25th, 2012 Olivet Nazarene University Primetime Days.

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            • About Mike

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              A lot of the things that have made me who I am were the challenges that I went through but never gave up no matter how difficult it is. Challenges may be difficult while we are in them but when you get to the top of your mountain and see that view it is going to be worth climbing that mountain.

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              • Titulos de pelicula | "There Will Be Blood" | Gabriele 2

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                FADU-UBA | Carrera de Diseño Gráfico | Diseño Gráfico 2 | Cátedra Gabriele | Tp Animación | Alumno: Adrián Rey

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                  • Introducing Mr. and Mrs. Franklin

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                    Congratulations to Will and Brandi Franklin and thank you to everyone who helped make this day a very special one. Filmed on location in Tulsa, OK.

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