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Lab Rat Chat

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A podcast dedicated to providing an accurate and alternate narrative to the public regarding the necessity of humane and ethical animal research. Lab Rat Chat was made possible through the Michael D. Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach, which is sponsored by the biomedical research advocacy group Americans for Medical Progress.

A podcast dedicated to providing an accurate and alternate narrative to the public regarding the necessity of humane and ethical animal research. Lab Rat Chat was made possible through the Michael D. Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach, which is sponsored by the biomedical research advocacy group Americans for Medical Progress.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast dedicated to providing an accurate and alternate narrative to the public regarding the necessity of humane and ethical animal research. Lab Rat Chat was made possible through the Michael D. Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach, which is sponsored by the biomedical research advocacy group Americans for Medical Progress.

Language:

English


Episodes

News Bite - September 2021

9/30/2021
News Bites are monthly episodes where Danielle and Jeff break down important topics surrounding the field of biomedical research (and some unrelated topics). Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support the podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this News Bite edition, Jeff and Danielle discuss: Links to all these stories can be found below Sign up for the Lab Rat Chat newsletter! https://www.amprogress.org/raising-voices/lab-rat-chat/ Follow us on...

Duration:00:35:54

24. Dare 2 Care with J. Preston Van Hooser

8/31/2021
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 24 with J. Preston Van Hooser Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support our podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, Logan and Jeff chat with Preston Van Hooser, who is a Review Scientist and Compliance Manager at the University of Washington (UW) who has worked to protect the integrity and excellence of vertebrate animal research and teaching. Preston has developed and implemented UW’s first compassion...

Duration:00:54:57

23. Getting Real with Cindy Buckmaster

7/31/2021
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 23 with Dr. Cindy Buckmaster Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support our podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, Logan and Jeff chat with Cindy Buckmaster, who has been involved in the field of laboratory animal science for over 25 years. She is involved in educational and public outreach organizations while frequently speaking to the media because of her in-depth knowledge and passion for research...

Duration:00:40:27

News Bite - July 2021

7/31/2021
News Bites are monthly episodes where Danielle and Jeff break down important topics surrounding the field of biomedical research (and some unrelated topics). Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support the podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this News Bite edition, Jeff and Danielle discuss: Links to all these stories can be found below Sign up for the Lab Rat Chat newsletter! https://www.amprogress.org/raising-voices/lab-rat-chat/ Follow us on...

Duration:00:23:57

News Bite - June 2021

6/29/2021
News Bites are monthly episodes where Danielle and Jeff break down important topics surrounding the field of biomedical research (and some unrelated topics). Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support the podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this News Bite edition, Jeff and Danielle discuss: Links to all these stories can be found below Sign up for the Lab Rat Chat newsletter! https://www.amprogress.org/raising-voices/lab-rat-chat/ Follow us on...

Duration:00:22:16

22. Rat Tickling?!

6/22/2021
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 22 with Dr. Megan LaFollette, an animal behavior & welfare scientist, researcher, & project manager Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support our podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, we have a special co-host, Dr. Logan France, who will fill in for Danielle for a few episodes, tune in to the episode for more details. In this episode, Logan and Jeff chat with Megan Lafollette, an animal behavior and...

Duration:00:47:46

News Bite - May 2021

5/18/2021
News Bites are monthly episodes where Danielle and Jeff break down important topics surrounding the field of biomedical research (and some unrelated topics). Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support the podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this News Bite edition, Jeff and Danielle discuss: Links to all these stories can be found below Sign up for the Lab Rat Chat newsletter! https://www.amprogress.org/raising-voices/lab-rat-chat/ Follow us on...

Duration:00:23:07

21. Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

5/4/2021
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 21 with Rebecca Welch and Kody Jernigan Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support our podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month! In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, Danielle and Jeff chat with Rebecca Welch, a lab animal vet at West Virginia University and Kody Jernigan, her husband, who is living with cystic fibrosis. The two of them provide a really unique perspective on the role of animals in...

Duration:00:46:29

News Bite - April 2021

4/30/2021
News Bites are monthly episodes where Danielle and Jeff break down important topics surrounding the field of biomedical research (and some unrelated topics). Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support the podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this News Bite edition, Jeff and Danielle discuss: Links to all these stories can be found below Sign up for the Lab Rat Chat newsletter! https://www.amprogress.org/raising-voices/lab-rat-chat/ Follow us on...

Duration:00:23:14

20. Chatting with Dr. Sally Thompson-Iritani

4/7/2021
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 20 with Dr. Sally Thompson-Iritani, Director (Interim) Washington National Primate Research Center Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support our podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, Danielle and Jeff chat with Dr. Sally Thompson-Iritani. Sally has worked in the animal welfare, compliance and research field for over 30 years. She offers a great perspective on the field and on life in general with a...

Duration:00:38:34

News Bite - March 2021

3/25/2021
News Bites are monthly episodes where Danielle and Jeff break down important topics surrounding the field of biomedical research (and maybe some unrelated topics as well). Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support the podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this edition of News Bites, Jeff and Danielle discuss: (links to all these stories can be found below) Sign up for the Lab Rat Chat...

Duration:00:28:50

19. Creepy Crawlers - Fleas and Ticks

3/24/2021
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 19 with Dr. Brian Herrin, Assistant Professor and Veterinary Parasitologist at Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support our podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this special episode of Lab Rat Chat, Dr. Brian Herrin joined us by video to record an episode for the 2021 Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) Symposium, hosted by Kansas State College of Veterinary...

Duration:00:43:52

News Bite - February 2021

3/7/2021
News Bites are monthly episodes where Danielle and Jeff break down important topics surrounding the field of biomedical research (and maybe some unrelated topics as well). Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support the podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this edition of News Bites, Jeff and Danielle discuss: Sign up for the Lab Rat Chat newsletter! https://www.amprogress.org/raising-voices/lab-rat-chat/ Follow us on Twitter! Facebook!...

Duration:00:23:28

News Bite - January 2021

1/22/2021
News Bites are monthly episodes where Danielle and Jeff break down important topics surrounding the field of biomedical research. Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support the podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this edition of News Bites, Jeff and Danielle discuss: Sign up for the Lab Rat Chat newsletter! https://www.amprogress.org/raising-voices/lab-rat-chat/ Follow us on Twitter! Facebook!...

Duration:00:29:15

18. Toxoplasmosis - From Cats to Mice

1/19/2021
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 18 with Dr. Laura Knoll, Professor of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support our podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, Dr. Laura Knoll joined the show to talk about her super important and interesting research involving parasites, including Toxoplasma gondii. This parasite cause toxoplasmosis and it can have devastating...

Duration:00:42:22

News Bite - December 2021

12/24/2020
First installment of Lab Rat Chat News Bites where Danielle and Jeff break down important topics. Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support our podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this new series of episodes to complement the usual interview style episodes you've grown accustomed to on Lab Rat Chat, Danielle and Jeff break down and inform their listeners of recent news, trends, and events going on related to biomedical research and the use of animals...

Duration:00:24:10

17. Advancing Organ Transplantations

12/11/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 17 with Dr. Sherrie Clark, Professor and Clinician at Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support our podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, Dr. Sherrie Clark, a veterinarian and one of Jeff’s professors at Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine joined the show to talk about the important role that pigs (and other species) play in developing...

Duration:00:29:22

16. The Frontline Heroes within Animal Research

11/25/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 16 with Lisa Roberts from the University of Connecticut Purchase Lab Rat Chat merch and help support our podcast and biomedical research! https://labratchat.myteespring.co/ In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, Danielle and I talked with Lisa Roberts, RLATg, a veterinary technician at the University of Connecticut. We had a very interesting conversation about the day-to-day operations and what life is like for those working within an animal research facility. Lisa...

Duration:00:19:28

15. Chat with Legal Drugs Podcast

11/6/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 15 with Angela Stoyanovitch, Founding Partner and Host of Legal Drugs Podcast. Follow us on Twitter! Facebook! Instagram! https://twitter.com/thelabratchat https://www.facebook.com/labratchat https://www.instagram.com/thelabratchat In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, Danielle and I had a chat with Angela Stoyanovitch, B.A., LATG, who is the Founding Partner and host of Legal Drugs Podcast, a production of Legal Drugs Agency, LLC. Legal Drugs Agency is a...

Duration:00:42:59

14. Squirrel Monkeys and Hepatitis B

10/9/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 14 with Dr. Christopher Chen from Texas Biomedical Research Institute Help us out by leaving us a rating or review on iTunes | Stitcher - we might even read your review on our next episode! In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, Danielle and I talked with Dr. Christopher Chen, Southwest National Primate Research Center Assistant Director for Research Support at Texas Biomedical Research Institute. We had an interesting conversation about his lab’s recent development of a...

Duration:00:19:30