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Hi folks! Ever thought about genetic testing? Curious about your family tree? Well, look no further. In our latest episode we chat with Dr. Jamaica Perry, Senior Product Scientist and Manager of the Clinical Health Team at 23andMe. Join us as we talk about those genetic reports you get, the future of genetics for the […] The post Episode 52: Catch …
 
Guess what? We’ve got another great episode to share with you all, our loyal listeners. Today’s guest is Dr. Joy Wolfram, who heads the Nanomedicine and Extracellular Vesicles Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Her work uses nanotechnoloy and nanomedicine to develop new strategies for the treatment of disease. Join us as we […]…
 
Loyal listeners, we’ve reached 50 episodes! It’s been a long and fun journey over these last few years, and we’re not done yet. We’ve got a ton of interviews coming up with some amazing women, and we’re kicking off our 50th interview with Dr. Christie Canaria, the National Cancer Institute’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) […] The post Ep…
 
Dearest loyal listeners, we’re back with a brand new episode! We’re excited for a new batch of episodes and fantastic STEM ladies, including today’s guest, Dr. Jayshree Seth, Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate at 3M. Dr. Seth has a Ph.D in chemical engineering and spends her time at 3M promoting science. Join us as […] The post Episode …
 
We’re back!!! We’ve had a crazy summer of travel, work, moving and all sort of other life events but we’ve finally gotten back into the groove of things. And that means new episodes! This week we’ve got a conversation with science writer Abby Olena. She talks about her Ph.D. in Developmental Biology, zebrafish and how, […] The post Episode 48: Some…
 
After a much-too-long break we are finally back with another episode. Thanks for being patient! This episode is a fun one. We talk to Dr. Joanne Kamens, the executive director of Addgene. Addgene is a non-profit repository that was created to help scientists share plasmids. When scientists publish research papers, they deposit their associated plas…
 
Today’s guest is a bit of a Jack (Jill?) of all trades. Claire L. Evans is a writer, musician, and life-long tech nerd. She’s the author of Broad Band, a book that talks about the women visionaries and technology experts who helped shape the internet. Join for a fascinating discussion on women, history, and computers. […] The post Episode 46: (Broa…
 
It’s Pi Day! And what better way to celebrate than with a brand new episode. Today’s guest is Dr. Wendy Brown (@TheWendyRed), a Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Irvine studying tissue engineering. She got her Ph.D at UC Davis and, while working on her degree, Wendy was also a professional NFL cheerleader for the Atlanta Falcons […] The post Episode 45: In…
 
Gather ’round, guys and gills! (See what I did there?) We have a brand new episode featuring shark researcher Melissa Cristina Marquez. Melissa is the founder of The Fins United Initiative, which is a shark, skate, ray and chimaera education and conservation program aiming to unite fin lovers worldwide. She’s also given a TedX talk […] The post Epi…
 
Hi folks! Get ready for a fun new episode with Dr. Tracy Fanara (@inspectorplanet). Tracy has a Ph.D in Environmental Civil Engineering from the University of Florida and is an expert on hydrology, civil design and sustainable development. She manages the environmental health program at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, FL. So if you’ve ever […] …
 
Happy New Year, loyal listeners! Farewell 2017, and good riddance. We’re starting off 2018 with Adriana Bankston an PhD who works on science policy. She is a member of the Board of Directors at Future of Research, an organization interested in improving the structure of academic science. Adriana has a PhD in biology from Emory and […] The post Epis…
 
Happy Tuesday, dearest listeners! We’ve got a brand new space-centric episode with Dr. Tracy Becker, a postdoctoral fellow at the Southwest Research Institute working in space science. Join us for a chat about UV light, the Cassini spacecraft, and the wonders of Europa. We should add, we talked to Tracy before Cassini said its final farewell. […] T…
 
G’day mates! Today’s guest is Dr. Megan Sebben. She’s a project officer at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the Australian federal government agency for scientific research. But that’s a new gig for her. When we chatted with Megan, she was working as a hydrogeologist and groundwater modeller in Melbourne at …
 
Aviation fans, rejoice! In today’s episode, we enter Mumu’s wheelhouse (propeller-house?) with a chat with The Drone Girl, Sally French. Actually, it’s Lindsay’s wheelhouse too. Sally is a journalist, blogger and all-around drone fanatic. We dig in to the latest FAA rules for pilots and flying, how drone tech has changed over the years and […] The …
 
Hi friends! We have a fun new episode today with guest Amy Strauss, a PhD student in organismic and evolutionary biology at UMass Amherst. Amy studies bird songs in sparrows. Listen in as we discuss acoustics, Darwin’s finches, and tone-deaf birdies. The post Episode 38: For the Birds (Song) appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.…
 
Dearest friends, we’re back with another episode! (Did you miss us?) With all the crazy weather going on these days, we thought we’d talk to someone who knows all about the atmosphere. Radar systems engineer Felisha Lawrence joins us for a chat about her job (well… what she’s allowed to say) at Northrop Grumman. We […] The post Episode 37: On the (…
 
Deer-ly beloved, we are gathered here today to listen to the wonderful Christina Prokopenko, a PhD student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. From the computer screen in the lab to tromping through the forests, Christina studies wolf-ungulate predator-prey dynamics. Join us for a discussion on wolves, elk, and math! The post Episode 36: The Gi…
 
Summer doldrums got you down? Power up with a quick (micro)bio from Stephanie Sheppard, a transmission planning engineer at PECO Energy. It’s short and sweet (much like myself). We should also give a shout out to Stephanie for inviting us to present at PECO’s Engineer’s Day last month. The post (Micro)bio – Meet Stephanie Sheppard appeared first on…
 
Get ready for another out of this world episode! Dr. Adrienn Luspay-Kuti is a research scientist at the Southwest Research Institute. She joins us for a discussion about Saturn’s moons, simulation chambers, and the outer planets. Don’t forget the part where she built a simulator of the atmosphere of Titan in her lab. P.S. If […] The post Episode 35…
 
It’s sweltering here on the east coast, and we could really gopher a lemonade. Get it? Gopher? … Animal lovers, this episode’s for you. Today’s guest is Dr. Jennifer Hausmann. Jen is an Associate Veterinarian at the Denver Zoo, and has so many fluffy, adorable stories to share. Join us for a chat about working […] The post Episode 34: If I Could Ta…
 
Birds do it, bees do it, and fish…. Fish definitely do it. Today’s episode features marine biologist Dr. Marah Hardt (@Marahh2o). Marah is the research director at Future of Fish, a nonprofit incubator working to create business solutions to ocean challenges. She is also the author of Sex in the Sea, an awesome book about the […] The post Episode 3…
 
Once, upon this same earth, beneath this same sun, long before you, before the ape and the elephant as well, before the wolf, the bison, the whale, before the mammoth and the mastodon… was the time of the dinosaurs. – The Land Before Time, aka best movie ever. We’re back for another round of science-y […] The post Episode 32: Bureau of Land (Before…
 
Did you know that we’re looking for water on the moon? This week’s episode features Kathy Mandt, a senior research scientist at Southwest Research Institute and an adjoint professor at University of Texas – San Antonio. We talk about frost on the moon, planetary science and measuring photons with ultraviolet light. And the ever-present fight betwee…
 
Order in the court! (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.) We’ve got a special episode today for all you STEM/legal nerds. Our guest is Rachel Sachs, an Associate Professor at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. Rachel works at the intersection of patent law and health law. Listen as we discuss EpiPens, genetic testing, and […] The post Epis…
 
Space lovers, we have a fun new episode for you today! If you’ve been following NASA’s recent announcement about seven earth-sized planets around a single star, you might recognize the name Sara Seager. Dr. Seager is a professor of astronomy at MIT and expert in exoplanets. We recorded this podcast two days before the discovery made headlines, […] …
 
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