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Finding Genius Podcast

Aug 31, 2020

Co-Founder and CEO Sebastian Weidt tells listeners about exceptional advances his company has made and challenges still to be met.

He covers

  • The basics of how his company works with trapped ions and improved coherence time to create more accessible and useful quantum computing systems,
  • The current engineering...

Aug 30, 2020

Classically-trained concert pianist and film composer, Matthew Zachary, was about to graduate from college and attend film school when he was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Twenty-five years later, he joins the podcast today to share his story as a brain cancer survivor, discuss what he’s learned along his...

Aug 29, 2020

Connel Fullenkamp is a professor of economics at Duke University who conducts research on financial markets, including their development, failure, and the regulations put on them. 

Tune in to discover:

  • In what ways the impacts of COVID-19 could change the dynamic of the US as a whole
  • Which countries might serve as...

Aug 28, 2020

Author Dr. Thomas Cowan followed his own approach in understanding the importance of medicine that fit what he observed in the human body.

In this podcast he discusses

  • Early days of his studies and books that led to pursuing a medical practice that matched his approach,
  • Examples of mechanisms of the body that...

Aug 27, 2020

Professor Graham Hatfull studies bacteriophages in the human body; these are viruses that infect bacteria. Interested in both "the exploration and exploitation of these" bacteriophages infecting bacteria, he explains

  • Why his lab has focused on mycobacterium characteristics and the mycobacteria phages that target this...