COVID-19 and Other Viruses

Coronavirus and Basic Virology As many schools reopen this fall, we could all use a review of basic virology.  Connor …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Ep. 52- Maternal Diabetes and Placental Epigenetics with Laetitia Meyrueix and Connor Wander

  This weeks episode combines several topics you may have heard of, but never thought about in the same context!  …

Ep. 51 – New Cancer Therapies & Targeting Cancer Biology

With Lebaron Agostini and Connor Wander Join Lebaron (Lee) Agostini and Connor Wander in our FIRST video episode! This episode …

Ep.50 – Alzheimer’s disease FAQ

What is Alzheimer’s disease? Who can get Alzheimer’s, and how does the disease progress?  In this podcast episode,  Maya Gostyla …

Ep. 45: Applications and Limitations of GWAS with Dr. Liz Tunbridge

Listen in to hear Dr. Liz Tunbridge of Oxford University discuss the limitations of GWAS (Genome-wide association studies) and her …

Ep. 43: Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease with Dr. Elizabeth Head and Connor Wander

Listen in to learn about the connection between Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as research being done in …