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Finding Genius Podcast

Nov 24, 2020

It's all in the translation, especially for plant viruses. This podcast takes an interesting look at virus expressions in plants and their ability to coopt cellular machinery for their own purposes.

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  • The basics methods a virus uses to infect a plant cell, including insect-vector mechanics,


Nov 24, 2020

There are still no disease-modifying therapeutics for dementia patients, but James Moe thinks that will change soon. This podcast discusses research on a particular drug that's showing promise, but also helps with understanding Alzheimer's disease progression.

On a hopeful note, James Moe emphasizes how close...


Nov 23, 2020

Are you a mystery fan who also loves science? This podcast is for you! Considered the founder of modern forensic genealogy, Colleen Fitzpatrick shares how genetic genealogy works.

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  • How she became interested in the possibilities of genetic genealogy for solving crimes,
  • What are some examples of her more...


Nov 23, 2020

Scientists all over the world are working on the same question facing Paul Titchenell's lab: what are the pathways that lead to metabolic diseases? This podcast explores what happens between the liver, pancreas, and blood stream during the metabolism process of the human body.

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  • How the Titchenell Lab...


Nov 22, 2020

Despite the type 1 and 2 labeling, there are more than two groups of diabetes. Researchers like Toni Pollin are accelerating their work on these lesser known groups. This podcast presents a monogenic diabetes review, interviewing a specialist and a patient who, along with her two daughters, has this heritable...