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The Gastronauts Podcast
44 minutes | a month ago
Episode 18: Our Greatest Challenge
In this virtual Bite Size Summit, we have a panel of four incredible scientists who have all recently published some fascinating research findings. We have Dr. Kara Marshall from Scripps Research, Dr. Dafni Hadjieconomou from Imperial College London, Dr. Marcelo Zimmer from Yale and the Federal University of Rio, and Dr. Yuuki Obata from the Crick Institute of London. They share their perspectives on the greatest challenges facing scientists, science communication, and how they made their career choices.
26 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 17: What Bugs Us
In this session, we invite Dr. Mary Estes, a distinguished professor at Baylor College of Medicine and Dr. Dylan Dodd an Assistant Professor at Stanford University, to share their thoughts on how the bacteria and viruses that can get in our gut affect our body as well as how the research that they do affects their day-to-day lives.
27 minutes | 3 months ago
Episode 16: Tracking Our Behavior
In our second virtual session, we invite Dr. Michael Krashes, an Section Chief at the National Institutes of Health, and Dr. Yulong Li, a Professor at Peking University, to share their thoughts on the latest and greatest tools to use in behavioral tracking and molecular biology as well as the importance of finding successful role models in research.
28 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 15: Shaping Our Appetite
In the first episode of our virtual format, we invite Dr. Lisa Beutler, an Assistant Professor from Northwestern School of Medicine, and Dr. Anthony Sclafani, a Professor from Brooklyn College, to share their thoughts about what shapes our appetite as well as the importance of continuing to grow and adapt in science.
1 minutes | 7 months ago
Season 3 Teaser
Hope everyone has been doing well! We've been making some changes and are excited to share them with you on our next season of Gastronauts, coming to you on October 20th, 2020.
32 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 14: Developing A Connection
In this episode, Dr. Kaltschmidt, an associate professor at Stanford University talks to us about her research on how neuronal circuits form as well as what she thinks is important to getting to the essence of science.
34 minutes | 10 months ago
Episode 13: Curb Your Consumption
In this episode, Dr. Kanoski, an associate professor from the University of Southern California, tells us about how the a region of the brain thought to be involved in memory plays a role in food consumption and energy regulation and how he's focused his lab on several distinct projects aimed at uncovering what regulates our eating.
52 minutes | 10 months ago
Food 3.0: The Future of Food
In this special episode, we have a recording from a prior Zoomside Chat around the future of food, featuring: Drs Giles Yeo, Darren Logan and Laura Boykin.
39 minutes | a year ago
Episode 12: Mind The Microbes
In this episode, we focus on the tiny critters that reside in our gut: the microbiome. We continue our double-header by talking to Dr. Carlotta Ronda from Columbia University on microbial engineering and Dr. Martina Sgritta from Baylor College of Medicine on bacteria that can influence our sociability.
38 minutes | a year ago
Why We Self-Medicate
In this special episode, we have a recording from a prior Zoomside Chat around why we self-medicate.
45 minutes | a year ago
Episode 11: Jumpstart Your Career
In this episode, we talk to two rising stars in their fields. Dr. Natale Sciolino from the NIEHS tells us about her research on the locus coeruleus and how some cells in here may play a role in feeding behaviors. Dr. Sofia Axelrod from Rockefeller University tells us about circadian rhythms and the importance of timing with regards to both eating and sleeping.
46 minutes | a year ago
Episode 10: Food For Thought
Dr. Schwartz is a Profesor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He shares a career on studying how we make sense of what we eat starting from taste and moving to the gut. Along the way we get some advice on how to seek out collaborative opportunities and improve both our writing as well as our evaluation of science.
35 minutes | a year ago
Episode 9: Beyond The Hypothesis
Dr. Clevers is the director of research at the Princess Máxima Center for pediatric oncology and a professor of molecular genetics at Utrecht University. He shares his journey, how he thinks about science, and why he uses animations to help explain his work.
33 minutes | a year ago
Episode 8: Translating Disease Models
Dr. Bayrer is an Assistant Professor in Gastroenterology at the University of California, San Francisco. He shares his experiences as both a physician and scientist and how we have developed models to study intestinal disease and how we can optimize our time to make the most of our work.
40 minutes | a year ago
Episode 7: Developing Our Creativity
Dr. Wu is the Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology at the University of Pennsylvania. He shares his experiences as both a physician and scientist and how we can develop the skills to think creatively and communicate effectively.
41 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 6: Inventing The Inventor
In our final episode of season one, we chat with Dr. Nancy Allbritton, the new dean of University of Washington's College of Engineering (at the time of the interview, she was the chair of biomedical engineering at both UNC Chapel Hill and NC State). Dr. Allbritton shares with us her enormous wealth of knowledge from what makes a trainee successful to how she uses gizmos and gadgets to create a model of the human intestine to how one becomes a successful company founder.
27 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 5: Trust Your Gut
In this episode we talk with Dr. Michel Neunlist from the University of Nantes about the nerves that reside in our gut, how they function, and how they have been linked with Parkinson's Disease. We also discuss about the importance of integrity in scientific research.
27 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 4: Illuminating The Path
In our fourth episode, we talk to Dr. Nick Spencer from Flinders University about the nervous system of the gut and how he has used light to regulate this system. He also gives us some wonderful insights into how technology has influenced science, the importance of perseverance, and how to really own our ideas.
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