Episode 18: Science Policy and Activism with Dr. Frances Colón

Straight from a Scientist headed south for Spring Break and got a chance to speak with Dr. Frances Colón.  Dr. Colón served …

Episode 17: Addiction and Sex differences in the Brain with Jean Rivera

————————————————————————————————— Jean completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Puerto Rico (UPRM) majoring in Chemistry, with minors in Psychology …

Episode 16: Marine Biology and Climate Change with Dr. Jordan Grigor

Last week, I got the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Jordan Grigor, a postdoc working at the School for …

Episode 15: Promising New Treatments for Parkinson Disease with Irene Gonzalez

  Today we sit down and talk with Irene Gonzalez about Parkinson Disease. Irene is a Master student who is …

Episode 14: The Immune System and Fat Metabolism with Ricky Barrett

This week we talk with Ricky Barrett, a PhD candidate at the University of Central Florida (UCF).  Ricky researches the …

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 12: The Neuroscience of Consciousness & Free Will with Daniel Toker

 Today we spoke with Neuroscientist Daniel Toker about theories of consciousness and how mathematical models can be used to …

Episode 11: Maya Gosztyla -Alzheimers, Axons, Fruit Flies, and Free Time

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

Episode 10: How does food affect our brain? Nutritional Neuroscience with Miguel Mateas

Today we interview Miguel Mateas about the intriguing field of nutritional neuroscience: how does the food we eat affect our …

Episode 9: Should I be worried about Zika? Flaviviruses with Mafalda

This interview stars Mafalda Farelo, a cellular biologist currently doing her PhD on flaviviruses, specifically the Zika virus. We talk …