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46 minutes | 2 years ago
Dr. Tyler Jacks - Cancer Research Pioneer | Highly Cited (Ep. 5)
Hearing how one of the world’s leading researchers on genetically engineered mouse models rises to success from his or her beginnings is a valuable experience for anyone pursuing the path of biomedical research. Transnetyx CEO, Bob Bean, sits down and interviews individuals impacting the world of science to discover characteristics, disciplines, and memorable moments that have shaped them. In this episode, Bob had the privilege to interview one of cancer research’s pioneers. Tyler Jacks, Ph.D., Director of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, shares his journey from early childhood, his amazing circle of influence, the power of mentorship, and shares invaluable wisdom from his long career to aspiring researchers.
51 minutes | 2 years ago
Dr. Brandon Cox - Pursuit of Restoring Hearing Function
Dr. Brandon Cox, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at Southern Illinois University. Her research is focused on hearing loss and regeneration of hair cells (or sound sensing cells) in the inner ear. Listen along as Brandon shares her passion for education at an early age, how she developed an amazing memory recall and some of the tricks she used on the job to sharpen her memory skills, what prepared her for her early investigator career, and what lessons she learned and insight she hopes to provide young researchers who are pursuing their own labs.To learn more about Dr. Brandon Cox's lab, visit https://www.siumed.edu/pharm/faculty/brandon-c-cox.html
46 minutes | 3 years ago
Dr. Karl-Dimiter Bissig - Ping Pong Beginnings to Chimeric Livers | Highly Cited (Ep. 3)
Dr. Karl-Dimiter Bissig, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine. Better known as "Dimi," his lab focuses on all things surrounding liver research. From liver cancer to viral hepatitis to metabolic liver disorders, he is passionate about discovery and keeping a mindset of "bench to bedside."We discuss his early childhood beginnings. As the self-proclaimed "black sheep" of his family, he left his home country, Switzerland, to pursue his career in science. From his mother's professional career in ping pong to the winding road that brought him to Houston, Texas we cover the spectrum on his unique career path. Dr. Bissig shares his views on interviewing and starting up a lab, advises postdoctoral students, the application of CRISPR/Cas9 technology and much more. This was a fun one!
54 minutes | 3 years ago
Dr. Steve Ramirez - Real-Life Inception | Highly Cited (Ep. 2)
Dr. Steve Ramirez, Ph.D, is a neuroscientist at Boston University. Known for being an eternal optimist, Steve recalls his childhood and parents being a pivotal part of his hard work ethic and gritty, positive spirit. He shares his beginnings in science, big moments in his young career he vividly recalls, and his fascinating work in memory research.
43 minutes | 3 years ago
Dr. Christine Chio - The Currency of Inspiration | Highly Cited (Ep. 1)
Dr. Christine Chio, PhD, is an assistant professor at Columbia University. She studies pancreatic cancer and received her PhD from the University of Toronto. In this first episode of Highly Cited, we learn how Christine's love for science started at a young age, how an influential person inspired and impacted her life and drive, how she navigated the transition and beginnings of postdoctoral to setting up her own lab and how to find and hire the right people to work alongside.
3 minutes | 3 years ago
Highly Cited - Trailer | Highly Cited (Ep. 0)
On this trailer episode of Highly Cited Podcast, our host, Bob Bean, shares why this podcast was started and what he hopes to deliver with each interview episode. Highly Cited Podcast will interview amazing individuals in the field of life science research as they share their stories and philosophies. Listen along as we uncover what has shaped them along their journey of research. Subscribe and listen!
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