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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

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

Lab Rat Chat - News Bite #1

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

13. Of Humanized Mice and COVID-19

9/15/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 13 with Dr. Joanne Turner and Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido from Texas Biomedical Research Institute 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 the pleasure of talking to two guests, another first for us, with Dr. Joanne Turner and Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido from Texas Biomedical Research Institute. We...

Duration:00:26:26

12. All About BRAD

8/27/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 12 with Dr. Logan France, board-certified laboratory animal veterinarian and Founder and Program Director of BRAD 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 chance to catch up with Dr. Logan France to talk all about Biomedical Research Awareness Day (BRAD), officially planned for September 17, 2020....

Duration:00:33:02

11. Misconceptions Surrounding Animal Research

8/10/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 11 with Dr. Dale Cooper, board-certified laboratory animal veterinarian 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, Dr. Dale Cooper, speaks to us about some of the common misconceptions surrounding the use of animals in research. We’ve all heard the argument that animals aren’t useful models for drug development, so take...

Duration:00:35:07

10. Enriching the Lives of Laboratory Animals

7/3/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 10 with Dr. Tara Martin, Director of the Refinement and Enrichment Laboratory at the University of Michigan 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, Dr. Tara Martin from the Refinement and Enrichment Laboratory at the University of Michigan joins us to chat about the use of enrichment to stimulate and improve the...

Duration:00:38:55

9. Animal Research in the European Union

5/29/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 09 with Dr. Javier Guillen from the European Animal Research Association Follow us on Twitter! Facebook! Instagram! https://twitter.com/thelabratchat https://www.facebook.com/labratchat https://www.instagram.com/thelabratchat In this ninth episode of Lab Rat Chat, Dr. Javier Guillen from the European Animal Research Association joins us all the way from Spain to chat about the similarities and differences in animal research regulations and laws in the European...

Duration:00:44:57

8. Coronavirus, Vaccines, and High Containment Labs

5/11/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 08 with Dr. Ricardo Carrion, Jr., Professor at Texas Biomedical Research Institute Follow us on Twitter! Facebook! Instagram! https://twitter.com/thelabratchat https://www.facebook.com/labratchat https://www.instagram.com/thelabratchat $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! Simply rate and review the podcast to be entered to win one of FIVE $100 Amazon gift cards! In this eighth episode of Lab Rat Chat, Dr. Ricardo Carrion, Jr., from Texas Biomedical Research...

Duration:00:31:28

7. Combating COVID-19

5/4/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 07 with Dr. Mark Slifka, Professor at Oregon Health and Science University Follow us on Twitter! Facebook! Instagram! https://twitter.com/thelabratchat https://www.facebook.com/labratchat https://www.instagram.com/thelabratchat $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! Simply rate and review the podcast to be entered to win one of FIVE $100 Amazon gift cards! In this seventh episode of Lab Rat Chat, Dr. Mark Slifka from Oregon Health and Science University talks to...

Duration:00:31:12

6. Monkey See, Monkey Do, Monkey Cure

3/15/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 06 with Dr. Rudolf Bohm, Associate Director and Chief Veterinary Medical Officer at the Tulane National Primate Research Center Follow us on Twitter! Facebook! Instagram! https://twitter.com/thelabratchat https://www.facebook.com/labratchat https://www.instagram.com/thelabratchat $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! Simply rate and review the podcast to be entered to win one of FIVE $100 Amazon gift cards! In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, Jeff and Danielle talk...

Duration:00:35:26

5. Seeing New Perspectives

2/13/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 05 with Dr. Rick Born, Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard University and member of Society for Neuroscience Follow us on Twitter! Facebook! Instagram! https://twitter.com/thelabratchat https://www.facebook.com/labratchat https://www.instagram.com/thelabratchat $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! Simply rate and review the podcast to be entered to win one of FIVE $100 Amazon gift cards! In this episode of Lab Rat Chat, Jeff and Danielle's conversation with Dr....

Duration:00:35:08

4. Going Above and Beyond the Standards

1/26/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 04 with Dr. Helen Diggs, Senior Director of AAALAC International Follow us on Twitter! Facebook! Instagram! https://twitter.com/thelabratchat https://www.facebook.com/labratchat https://www.instagram.com/thelabratchat $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! Simply rate and review the podcast to be entered to win one of FIVE $100 Amazon gift cards! In this fourth episode of Lab Rat Chat, Jeff and Danielle talk with Dr. Helen Diggs about why this organization has...

Duration:00:22:55

2. Veterinarians and Animal Research

1/15/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 02 with Dr. Steve Shipley, a laboratory animal veterinarian from UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine Follow us on Twitter! Facebook! Instagram! https://twitter.com/thelabratchat https://www.facebook.com/labratchat https://www.instagram.com/thelabratchat $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! Simply rate and review the podcast to be entered to win one of FIVE $100 Amazon gift cards! In this second episode of Lab Rat Chat, Jeff and Danielle speak with Dr. Shipley to...

Duration:00:25:37

3. Why Scientists Must Use Animals in Research

1/15/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 03 with Dr. Stephen Beebe, a cancer research scientist at Old Dominion University. Follow us on Twitter! Facebook! Instagram! https://twitter.com/thelabratchat https://www.facebook.com/labratchat https://www.instagram.com/thelabratchat $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! Simply rate and review the podcast to be entered to win one of FIVE $100 Amazon gift cards! In this third episode of Lab Rat Chat, Jeff and Danielle talk to a research scientist, Dr. Stephen, about...

Duration:00:26:22

1. An Introduction to the Reality of Animal Research

1/15/2020
Lab Rat Chat - Episode 01 with Danielle and Jeff providing an introduction into the world of animal research Follow us on Twitter! Facebook! Instagram! https://twitter.com/thelabratchat https://www.facebook.com/labratchat https://www.instagram.com/thelabratchat $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! Simply rate and review the podcast to be entered to win one of FIVE $100 Amazon gift cards! Welcome to the very first episode of Lab Rat Chat podcast with Jeff & Danielle! In this podcast series,...

Duration:00:26:11