About This Show
RadioBio is a podcast where UC Merced biology graduate students talk with seminar speakers for 30-45 minutes. Topics in biology will range widely, from molecules to ecosystems. Our target audience is anyone interested in science and biological research.
Most Recent Episode
RadioBio Interviews Dr. Heinrich Jasper
Dr. Heinrich Jasper shows us new tools using Stem Cells that can help with both our longevity as well as degenerative disease. The Jasper lab is focused on regulatory mechanisms that control stress tolerance, metabolism and aging with the help of fruit flies. In particular, Dr. Jasper has been recognized for making seminal discoveries about the effects of aging on stem cell behavior, and about the role of stress in regulating stem cell function. Current projects in his lab focus on the control of tissue regeneration, metabolic homeostasis, and cell death by insulin and stress signaling pathways. Here we learn how science moves from a bench in a lab at a school into an industrial clinical setting.