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.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. 48- Are Herbal Supplements Effective? Using Modern Science to Investigate Ancient Medicines with Tayler Catherine

Tayler is a PhD candidate in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia. Her research …

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. 40: Roundtable on the Importance of Science Communication with Dan and Gabe from TheSciCommunity

Science Communication is very important! To honor our recent collaboration with TheSciCommunity, we sat down with the founders Dan and …

Ep. 39: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Part I with Drs. Diane Bovenkamp, Frank LaFerla, and Bruce Lamb

This week’s episode marks the 1st of a series focused on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research.  All episodes were recorded in …

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 …