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JoVE: Video Journal

This guide provides information about JoVE and the features available through Gumberg Library's subscription.

JoVE Video Journal videos show experimental techniques and include detailed text protocols.

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JoVE Behavior focuses on observational and experimental approaches that seek to understand human and animal behavior.

Topics include:

  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Cognition and Emotion
  • Learning and Memory
  • Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
  • Linguistics 
  • Addiction
  • Consciousness
  • Social Awareness and Interactions

JoVE Biochemistry features experimental approaches to investigate the structure, function, and interactions of biological molecules. 

Topics include:

  • Biomolecule Structure and Function
  • Cellular Metabolism
  • Lipid and Membrane Biochemistry
  • Protein Folding, Modification, and Enzymology
  • Bioseparation and Purification 

JoVE Bioengineering showcases the application of engineering tools in life sciences to study biological processes and develop new therapies and diagnostics. 

Topics include:

  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biosensors
  • Cell Topography
  • Therapeutic Materials
  • Microfluidics
  • Robotic Therapeutics

JoVE Biology publishes standard techniques and novel experimental approaches in the fields of cellular, molecular, and organismal biology aimed at understanding the functions of life and living organisms.

      Topics include:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Gene Sequencing 
  • Cellular and Molecular Imaging
  • Cellular and Genetic Therapeutics 
  • Protein Interactions and Kinetics 
  • In vivo and in vitro Models of Disease

JoVE Cancer Research covers experimental approaches in biomedical research and clinical practice focused on understanding, detecting, treating, and preventing cancer. 

Topics include:

  • Cancer Stem Cells
  • Cancer Biomarkers
  • Tumor Imaging 
  • Cancer Therapeutics and Surgical Oncology
  • Cancer Epigenetics, Genetics, and Genomics
  • Tumor Angiogenesis and Host-Tumor Interactions

JoVE Chemistry publishes fundamental and applied research in organic, inorganic, analytical, and physical chemistry.

Topics include:

  • Structural characterization
  • Electronic Spectroscopy 
  • Electrochemistry 
  • Molecular Kinetics
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Synthesis and Purification
  • Column Chromatography

JoVE Engineering is dedicated to research methods across different fields of engineering including mechanical, electrical, materials and chemical. 

Topics include:

  • Device Fabrication
  • Electronic Systems 
  • Optics and Photonics
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Materials Science
  • Advanced Manufacturing 

JoVE Environment is dedicated to studies that seek to better understand Earth's ecosystem and address environmental concerns.

Topics include:

  • Alternative Energy Sources
  • Biofuels
  • Green Chemistry
  • Environmental Engineering 
  • Ecology
  • Oceanography
  • Soil and Agricultural Sciences 
  • Forestry and Botany 
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Geoscience

JoVE Genetics publishes a wide array of experimental approaches used to investigate gene function, gene regulation, epigenetics, genetic disorders, population genetics and evolution. 

Topics include:

  • Gene Discovery and Genetic Screens
  • DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination
  • Chromosome Biology and Genome Organization
  • Epigenetics
  • Sequencing Technologies 
  • Medical Genetics and Gene Therapy

JoVE Immunology and Infection focuses on the immune system, mechanisms of infection, biological response to pathogens, as well as therapeutic agents and their efficacy in treating diseases. 

Topics include:

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Allergic Diseases
  • Immune Cell Development and Autoimmune Diseases
  • Pathogenic Bacteria, Fungi, Parasites, Viruses, and Infectious Prions
  • Global Health Studies Epidemiological Techniques 

JoVE Medicine connects biomedical research and clinical medicine using various types of experimental approaches.

Topics include:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Animal Models of Disease
  • Surgical Subspecialties 
  • Clinical Teaching Resources
  • Oncology
  • In vivo Imaging Techniques

JoVE Neuroscience is devoted to the study of the brain and nervous system; also featuring potential treatments for neurological diseases.

Topics include: 

  • Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
  • Development and Neural Plasticity
  • Electrophysiology
  • Neurogenesis and Neural Stem Cells
  • Spinal Cord Injury Models 
  • Neurosurgery and Neuroimaging



JoVE Developmental Biology includes research studies of biological development at

all levels, ranging from cellular to whole organisms.

Topics include:

  • Gametogenesis and Fertilization
  • Embryogenesis
  • Morphogenesis and Organogenesis
  • Regeneration and Repair
  • Mechanisms of Differentiation
  • Genetic and Epigenetic Control of Development
  • Aging and Senescene