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Finding Genius Podcast

May 31, 2020

Dr. Shepherd has worked in key areas like Botswana to address infectious diseases.

He shares with listeners

  • How HIV and TB are still tremendous problems in many parts of the world,
  • Why the covid-19 shutdown has frozen many global treatment centers for infectious diseases like HIV and tuberculosis, and

May 30, 2020

Dr. Mya Breitbart, Professor of Biological Oceanography at the University of South Florida, College of Marine Science, discusses marine microbesmicrobes in the ocean, wastewater treatment, viruses, and her lab’s current and past work. Breitbart earned her PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology at San Diego State...

May 29, 2020

John M. Newsam, author, and CEO of Tioga Research, discusses skin in general, care for skin, and his work at Tioga Research.

Podcast Points:

  • An overview of transdermal drug delivery
  • Active versus inactive ingredients
  • Do enzymes break down proteins? — a focus on skin and products for the skin

Newsam has...

May 28, 2020

Dr. Bility works with humanized mouse models to investigate infectious viruses like HIV.

He explains his microbiology work by sharing with listeners

  • The inspirational background for recapitulating human disease study with a new paradigm,
  • How these humanized mouse models with human organ systems and immune systems are...

May 27, 2020

Professor Bushman has been studying microbes since the early 80s and was involved in researching HIV pathogenesis, developing in vitro HIV integration that led to integration inhibitors for treatment.

He shares interesting details about viruses with readers, such as

  • Different types of retroviruses and which type are...