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 …

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. 44: Sex Differences in Alzheimer’s Disease with Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton and Connor Wander

Listen in to learn about sex differences in Alzheimer’s Disease and the biology that makes the female brain vulnerable to …

Ep. 42: Neuronal Apoptosis- The Cautious and the Willing with Dr. Mohanish Deshmukh and Connor Wander

This episode is all about neuronal apoptosis.  In Dr. Mohanish Deshmukh’s eyes, some cells are willing to undergo apoptosis, while …

Ep. 33: Brain Imaging of Chronic Pain with Anton Rogachov and Connor Wander

This week we talked with Anton Rogachov, a 5th year PhD student in Dr. Karen Davis’s Lab at the University …

Ep. 32: Search and Destroy in HIV Therapy Part II – with Aaron Devanathan and Connor Wander

In our second interview with Aaron Devanathan, a PhD student in the Kashuba Lab at UNC Pharmacy, we dive deeper …

The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: What, Why, and How to Maintain Gut and Brain Health

CLICK HERE FOR MOBILE VERSION (VERTICAL) This article focuses on a breakdown of a recently published review paper on the …