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Finding Genius Podcast

Apr 30, 2020

Gina Bria is an anthropologist and founder of the Hydration Foundation. She joins the show to discuss an incredibly valuable, newly discovered form of concentrated water.

In this episode, you’ll learn the following:

  • Why the environment we live in is so dehydrating, leaving many of us in a chronic state of dehydration...

Apr 30, 2020

Professor Forest Rohwer's lab invented many of the methods to look at the virome, particularly the uncultured methods utilizing metagenomics.

In this podcast, he shares some interesting observations of virus ecology, such as

  • The diverse types and stages of viruses inside humans and on our body,
  • The differences in...

Apr 29, 2020

Professor Sarah Ennis has been in the field of genetic epidemiology for over 20 years.

In this conversation, she explains

  • What a dry lab does specifically in terms of understanding disease through data analysis,
  • The types of information they can pass on to clinicians to help them treat patients, and 
  • What the future...

Apr 29, 2020

Kellye Eversole has been involved with agricultural research and development since the early 1990s and is currently directing two international research consortia.

She explains these projects to listeners, covering along the way

  • The benefits of sequencing the wheat genome
  • How tailoring agricultural practices to the...

Apr 28, 2020

Award-winning author and journalist David Quammen revisits his book Spillover in the wake of our current pandemic.

He talks about 

  • How the covid-19 pandemic was predicted stage by stage exactly as it has happened,
  • What the possibilities are for another spillover virus, and
  • What can we expect for the next few years...