The Motor Cortex: Brain Kick

The Motor Cortex: Brain Kick What would we do without our motor cortex?  Not a whole lot!  Running, jumping, dancing, …

Rachel Cherney

  Rachel is a graduate student in the Genetics and Molecular Biology Program at UNC. She studies lncRNAs and their …

Ep 56- Unlocking Genetic Regulation with Rachel Cherney and Connor Wander

How did you get so put together?  DNA is the blueprint, but it doesn’t determine everything.  DNA gets turned into RNA, and then finally into proteins that help build your body and brain.  But there are SO many steps in that process that affect the final product- you.   The sum of these steps is a process called genetic regulation. 

Ep 55: Fetal Vulnerability to Cannabis and Alcohol with Dr. Scott Parnell and Connor Wander

  Marijuana and other cannabis products are becoming increasingly available across the country, and while compounds like CBD have been …

Dr. Scott Parnell – UNC Chapel Hill

  Dr. Scott Parnell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at UNC Chapel Hill.  …

Ep54 – Supermassive Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies with Mugdha Polimera and Connor Wander

Full video episode on Youtube! This week’s episode is about the big things in life- specifically, supermassive black holes in …

Mugdha Polimera, UNC

I am an electronics engineer pursuing my PhD in Astrophysics and Astrostatistics at UNC Chapel Hill. My main interest lies …

Genius Lab Gear

  After many years of working on futuristic technologies in laboratory spaces built and outfitted decades ago, we decided the …

Ep53- How Bacteria Survive the Immune System with Jenna Beam and Connor Wander

This episode is all about bad bugs.  Specifically, a flesh-eating bacteria strain called Staphylococcus aureus (S.aureus).  S. aureus is a …

Jenna Beam – UNC

Jenna Beam is a PhD candidate in microbiology and immunology at UNC Chapel Hill in Brian Conlon’s lab (https://theconlonlab.com/).  The Conlon …