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Transcript: Thank You ! In the base composition of DNA, the quantity of adenine equales the quantity of thymine; the quantity of guanine equales the quantity of cytosine Erwin Chargaff Most Known: Occupation: Birthday: On Traveller's Gift 11 August 1905 His Researches Includes... Bio Blue The basic rules of DNA DNA’s base composition the ratio of purines to pyrimidines DNA function and structure Chargaff's Rules Chargaff's findings, along with those of Rosalind Franklin's X-ray diffraction studies of DNA, strongly suggested that base-pairing existed within DNA between A and T, and between G and C. Two years later, he explained these findings to James Watson and Francis Crick, who were then able quickly to elucidate the double-helix structure of DNA. Not much luck... 1905-2002 Chernivtsi- Turning Point in His Life A city in Austria-Hungary In my opinion, the eighth decision would be: Travel ten thousand miles. It means you should travel and see things throughout the world. In this way, you can have more experience, and you can stay calm in all situations. Also, you can get in touch with more people, which helps you consummate your ideas. Erwin Chargaff The Eighth Decision: After being in Paris for a little while, Chargaff found a research position at Columbia University’s Department of Medicine He remained there for the rest of his career 1940: He became a U.S. citizen Austrian-American Nationality: 1933: He was about to receive Habilitationschrift, a formal condition for becoming a university professor; Due to the rise of Nazi's power, he was considered from a a family of Austrian Empire Jews He left Berlin Chargaff's Rule (By 1950) Chargaff's Rules About Erwin Chargaff 1928: received a doctorate-- Vienna University of Technology (analytical chemistry) 1928~1930: postdoctoral research--Yale University (bacterial chemistry) 1930~1933: a privatdozent, or occupant of the first ladder in a professorial career--University of Berlin’s Department of Public Health Chargaff was invited to work at the Pasteur Institute in Paris Albert Calmette used Chargaff to help himself out of the responsibility of contaminating the Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccines (Calmette was the inventor of the vaccine) After 2 years, he left again with the flow of the refugees from the Germans Settling in America Birth Place: Biochemist Education Background Time period: Casie Jin 19 April 2012

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Transcript: Different kinds of Alcohol: On the yellow sheet write down everything you already know about the different kinds of alcohol available. You could include information on - Different types Different brands Different strengths Different stockists The effects of Alcohol: On the green sheet write down everything you already know about the effects that alcohol can have. You could include information on - The effect on your body The effect on your brain The effect on your emotions The effect on your behavior The effect on your relationships Different kinds of Drugs: On the pink sheet write down everything you already know about the different kinds of drugs available. You could include information on - Different types Different names for them Different methods of taking them The effects of Drugs: On the blue sheet write down everything you already know about the effects that drugs can have. You could include information on - The effect on your body The effect on your brain The effect on your emotions The effect on your behavior The effect on your relationships Drugs and Alcohol What are the messages found in the media about alcohol? There are three different theories: Studies have shown: teens abuse prescription drugs because they think that taking one more pill will make them better but what they don't know is that it makes them addicted. Teens smoke marijuana about 20 times per month. People that smoke regularly often do other drugs Over 50% of teens who smoke marijuana regularly claim they have used illicit drugs such as cocaine or Ecstasy Don't be another statistic. Decide to be different. Choose to make your life matter. Sources: Prescription drugs are not as bad as illegal street drugs Its OK to take prescription drugs and use them for "non-medical" purposes What are not so common messages in the media about alcohol? What are prescription drugs? Younger people are expecting positive consequences from alcohol use Expectations the advertisements are designed to encourage A drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist FACT: The aim of a corporation is to use positive advertising to recruit and maintain consumers. If ads didn't lead to consumption then businesses wouldn't use them Since it is "approved" by doctors it is "safer" than street drugs What are the "not-so-obvious" messages? What are the most common messages? Illegal Street Drugs Alcohol & Drugs WRONG! Prescription drugs can do as much as or more harm than street drugs. - Television, radio, film, and popular music are often identified as the most common sources influencing young people thinking and learning. Then why are people still taking them? Case Study= Overstreet (2000) Abuse of Prescription & Over-the-Counter Medicines. Advertising Educational Foundation, n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2013. <>. Drug Facts: High School and Youth Trends. National Institute on Drug Abuse, n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2013. <>. Move to Middle School Tied to Youth Drug Use. Chicago Tribune, n.d. Web. 30 Sept. 2013. <>. Seven Case Studies. CNN production, n.d. Web. 1 Oct. 2013. <>. Teen Drug Rehab. Inspirations: Changing Teen Lives Forever, n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2013. <>. Teen Drug Use: More Teenagers Smoking Marihuana. Huffington Post, n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2013. <>. Law, Alan; Halikiopoulos, Christos; Bryan-Zaykov, Christian "Psychology: Developed Specifically for the IB Diploma." Pearson Education. Print. 2010. {Psychology Textbook} What do we know about... 1. Alcoholism runs in the family. What does the media say about prescription drugs? Prescription Drugs Most government sponsored ads show the negative consequences of alcohol such as: Unwanted sexual relationships Accidents People looking sick Aggressive behavior Fake fun Not all drugs are "bad" If you compare marijuana and heroin, marijuana is better because heroin can cause faster psychological & physiological addiction and harm your body 100% of high school students know someone who drinks, smokes or does drugs 50% know who sells the drugs 65% believe that doing drugs, smoking, or drinking alcohol is easy to get away with 91% claim marijuana is sold on campus 80% claim prescription drugs are sold on campus 19% said cocaine was sold on campus 17% said Ecstasy was sold on campus Have an increased risk for: alcoholism high blood pressure obesity stroke breast cancer What is the most common message of prescription drugs? What seems to be the most common message? FACT: You are 6x more likely to abuse alcohol if one or more parent did 50% more likely to become clinically depressed at some point in their lives Car Accidents 1 drink: 5x more

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Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. 2. 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week

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Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity

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