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. 

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.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. 41: Alzheimer’s Disease Research roundtable with Drs. Cynthia Lemere, Charles Glabe, and Lea T. Grinberg

  This week’s episode marks the 2nd of a series focused on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research.  All episodes were recorded …

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 …

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. 38: Wood Thrushes and Canadian Wildlife Ecology with Alex Israel

For Part Two in our wildlife ecology series, we talked with Alexandra Israel, a Master’s student at York University about …

Ep. 37: Conservation and Rainforest Ecology with Stephanie Martin

This week we kick off part one of a two part series on conservation and ecology.  We talked to Stephanie …