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Episode 49: The Power of 3(M)

10/24/2018
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Dearest loyal listeners, we’re back with a brand new episode! We’re excited for a new batch of episodes and fantastic STEM ladies, including today’s guest, Dr. Jayshree Seth, Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate at 3M. Dr. Seth has a Ph.D in chemical engineering and spends her time at 3M promoting science. Join us as […] The post Episode 49: The Power of 3(M) appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:29:25

Episode 48: Something to Talk (Science) About

9/6/2018
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We’re back!!! We’ve had a crazy summer of travel, work, moving and all sort of other life events but we’ve finally gotten back into the groove of things. And that means new episodes! This week we’ve got a conversation with science writer Abby Olena. She talks about her Ph.D. in Developmental Biology, zebrafish and how, […] The post Episode 48: Something to Talk (Science) About appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:24:04

Episode 47: Designer (Add)genes

6/26/2018
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After a much-too-long break we are finally back with another episode. Thanks for being patient! This episode is a fun one. We talk to Dr. Joanne Kamens, the executive director of Addgene. Addgene is a non-profit repository that was created to help scientists share plasmids. When scientists publish research papers, they deposit their associated plasmids at Addgene. Then, […] The post Episode 47: Designer (Add)genes appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:34:55

Episode 46: (Broad) Band of Sisters

4/12/2018
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Today’s guest is a bit of a Jack (Jill?) of all trades. Claire L. Evans is a writer, musician, and life-long tech nerd. She’s the author of Broad Band, a book that talks about the women visionaries and technology experts who helped shape the internet. Join for a fascinating discussion on women, history, and computers. […] The post Episode 46: (Broad) Band of Sisters appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:34:50

Episode 45: Insta-cart(ilage)

3/14/2018
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It’s Pi Day! And what better way to celebrate than with a brand new episode. Today’s guest is Dr. Wendy Brown (@TheWendyRed), a Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Irvine studying tissue engineering. She got her Ph.D at UC Davis and, while working on her degree, Wendy was also a professional NFL cheerleader for the Atlanta Falcons […] The post Episode 45: Insta-cart(ilage) appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:34:29

Episode 44: Swimming with Sharks (and Rays, Skates, and Chimaeras)

2/15/2018
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Gather ’round, guys and gills! (See what I did there?) We have a brand new episode featuring shark researcher Melissa Cristina Marquez. Melissa is the founder of The Fins United Initiative, which is a shark, skate, ray and chimaera education and conservation program aiming to unite fin lovers worldwide. She’s also given a TedX talk […] The post Episode 44: Swimming with Sharks (and Rays, Skates, and Chimaeras) appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:29:19

Episode 43: Sink(hole) or Swim

1/25/2018
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Hi folks! Get ready for a fun new episode with Dr. Tracy Fanara (@inspectorplanet). Tracy has a Ph.D in Environmental Civil Engineering from the University of Florida and is an expert on hydrology, civil design and sustainable development. She manages the environmental health program at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, FL. So if you’ve ever […] The post Episode 43: Sink(hole) or Swim appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:42:29

Episode 42: The (Post)doc Is In

1/10/2018
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Happy New Year, loyal listeners! Farewell 2017, and good riddance. We’re starting off 2018 with Adriana Bankston an PhD who works on science policy. She is a member of the Board of Directors at Future of Research, an organization interested in improving the structure of academic science. Adriana has a PhD in biology from Emory and […] The post Episode 42: The (Post)doc Is In appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:21:00

Episode 41: Let There Be (UV) Light

12/19/2017
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Happy Tuesday, dearest listeners! We’ve got a brand new space-centric episode with Dr. Tracy Becker, a postdoctoral fellow at the Southwest Research Institute working in space science. Join us for a chat about UV light, the Cassini spacecraft, and the wonders of Europa. We should add, we talked to Tracy before Cassini said its final farewell. […] The post Episode 41: Let There Be (UV) Light appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:32:13

Episode 40: Between a Rock and a Hard (Water) Place

12/6/2017
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G’day mates! Today’s guest is Dr. Megan Sebben. She’s a project officer at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the Australian federal government agency for scientific research. But that’s a new gig for her. When we chatted with Megan, she was working as a hydrogeologist and groundwater modeller in Melbourne at the environmental […] The post Episode 40: Between a Rock and a Hard (Water) Place appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:32:10

Episode 39: Game of Drones

11/8/2017
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Aviation fans, rejoice! In today’s episode, we enter Mumu’s wheelhouse (propeller-house?) with a chat with The Drone Girl, Sally French. Actually, it’s Lindsay’s wheelhouse too. Sally is a journalist, blogger and all-around drone fanatic. We dig in to the latest FAA rules for pilots and flying, how drone tech has changed over the years and […] The post Episode 39: Game of Drones appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:31:39

Episode 38: For the Birds (Song)

10/10/2017
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Hi friends! We have a fun new episode today with guest Amy Strauss, a PhD student in organismic and evolutionary biology at UMass Amherst. Amy studies bird songs in sparrows. Listen in as we discuss acoustics, Darwin’s finches, and tone-deaf birdies. The post Episode 38: For the Birds (Song) appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:36:58

Episode 37: On the (Spaceborne) Radar

9/20/2017
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Dearest friends, we’re back with another episode! (Did you miss us?) With all the crazy weather going on these days, we thought we’d talk to someone who knows all about the atmosphere. Radar systems engineer Felisha Lawrence joins us for a chat about her job (well… what she’s allowed to say) at Northrop Grumman. We […] The post Episode 37: On the (Spaceborne) Radar appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:23:18

Episode 36: The Girl Who Cried Wolf (and Elk)

8/1/2017
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Deer-ly beloved, we are gathered here today to listen to the wonderful Christina Prokopenko, a PhD student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. From the computer screen in the lab to tromping through the forests, Christina studies wolf-ungulate predator-prey dynamics. Join us for a discussion on wolves, elk, and math! The post Episode 36: The Girl Who Cried Wolf (and Elk) appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:25:53

(Micro)bio – Meet Stephanie Sheppard

7/12/2017
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Summer doldrums got you down? Power up with a quick (micro)bio from Stephanie Sheppard, a transmission planning engineer at PECO Energy. It’s short and sweet (much like myself). We should also give a shout out to Stephanie for inviting us to present at PECO’s Engineer’s Day last month. The post (Micro)bio – Meet Stephanie Sheppard appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:01:51

Episode 35: The Outer (Space) Limits

6/28/2017
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Get ready for another out of this world episode! Dr. Adrienn Luspay-Kuti is a research scientist at the Southwest Research Institute. She joins us for a discussion about Saturn’s moons, simulation chambers, and the outer planets. Don’t forget the part where she built a simulator of the atmosphere of Titan in her lab. P.S. If […] The post Episode 35: The Outer (Space) Limits appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:26:52

Episode 34: If I Could Talk to the (Zoo) Animals

6/14/2017
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It’s sweltering here on the east coast, and we could really gopher a lemonade. Get it? Gopher? … Animal lovers, this episode’s for you. Today’s guest is Dr. Jennifer Hausmann. Jen is an Associate Veterinarian at the Denver Zoo, and has so many fluffy, adorable stories to share. Join us for a chat about working […] The post Episode 34: If I Could Talk to the (Zoo) Animals appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:44:36

Episode 33: Under the (Sexy) Sea

5/9/2017
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Birds do it, bees do it, and fish…. Fish definitely do it. Today’s episode features marine biologist Dr. Marah Hardt (@Marahh2o). Marah is the research director at Future of Fish, a nonprofit incubator working to create business solutions to ocean challenges. She is also the author of Sex in the Sea, an awesome book about the […] The post Episode 33: Under the (Sexy) Sea appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:46:37

Episode 32: Bureau of Land (Before Time) Management

4/26/2017
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Once, upon this same earth, beneath this same sun, long before you, before the ape and the elephant as well, before the wolf, the bison, the whale, before the mammoth and the mastodon… was the time of the dinosaurs. – The Land Before Time, aka best movie ever. We’re back for another round of science-y […] The post Episode 32: Bureau of Land (Before Time) Management appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:35:42

Episode 31: Moon River (and Water)

4/11/2017
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Did you know that we’re looking for water on the moon? This week’s episode features Kathy Mandt, a senior research scientist at Southwest Research Institute and an adjoint professor at University of Texas – San Antonio. We talk about frost on the moon, planetary science and measuring photons with ultraviolet light. And the ever-present fight between […] The post Episode 31: Moon River (and Water) appeared first on Beyond the Microscope.

Duration:00:34:49