Ep. 30: Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Pain and Addiction with Waylin Yu

Connor Wander talked to Waylin Yu about his research in the overlap of pain, negative emotion, and addiction.  Waylin studies …

Ep. 27 – Free and Open Science: Reworking peer review and null results with Sander van Bree

 Science isn’t perfect and one of it’s biggest problems revolves around the publishing process, by which scientists share their …

Episode 24: Search and Destroy in HIV Therapy with Aaron Devanathan

Our final ComSciCon interview is with Aaron Devanathan.  Aaron studies HIV infection and elimination in the Department of Pharmacy at …

Episode 23: The Role of Apoptosis with Georgia Smith

We had the chance to talk with Georgia Atkin-Smith about Apoptosis and different types of cell death, autoimmune disorders, and …

Episode 22: Nanotechnology with Claudia Alarcón López

I had the opportunity to speak with Claudia Alarcón López, better known as @the.nanotechgirl.  She is a Mexican INCQ (Ingeniero En …

Episode 20: Biomedical Engineering and Science Education with Stephanie Teeter

Our second ComSciCon Triangle interview was with Stephanie Teeter from NC State.  Stephanie is a technician for two biomedical engineering …

Episode 13: Amyloid Beta: Villain, or Hero in Alzheimer’s Disease?

Just Released! – Maya published a great review on Amyloid Beta’s antimicrobial properties in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease!    Free download …

Episode 6: Inflammation Roundtable- Practical Strategies

What is inflammation?  Is it all bad? Why is it linked to virtually all chronic diseases?  Answers and practical strategies …

The Epigenetics of Cuddling

How Personal Contact Could Alter the Genome A study by the McGill Program for the Study of Behavior looked at the …

Improving Science Literacy: How to Read Scientific Papers

Science literacy is the ability to read English words in a new language- the language of science.  You might measure …