96 episodes

Keeping the public up to date with current research taking place in the stem cell research community. Listen to guest speakers discuss their work, how they got to where they are today and their hopes for the future of stem cell research. Hosted by King's College London Centre for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine.

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    • Education

Keeping the public up to date with current research taking place in the stem cell research community. Listen to guest speakers discuss their work, how they got to where they are today and their hopes for the future of stem cell research. Hosted by King's College London Centre for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine.

    Episode 94 - Prof Buzz Baum - How do cells do the things they do?

    Episode 94 - Prof Buzz Baum - How do cells do the things they do?

    This episode of Stem Cells @ Lunch Digested features Professor Buzz Baum from UCL. PhD student Sergi Junyent talks to him about his passion for cells and the process of their division, and the importance of answering biological questions with multidisciplinary tools and teams.

    For more information about his research follow this link: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lmcb/users/buzz-baum

    • 20 min
    Episode 93 - Alice Vickers- What is a good science investment?

    Episode 93 - Alice Vickers- What is a good science investment?

    For today’s special episode of SC@L, Vasi Salameti interviews fellow CSCRM PhD student Alice Vickers about her recent experience doing an industry placement as part of her PhD. Alice spent 6 months working as an analyst at M Ventures based in Amsterdam, the venture capital arm of Merck Industries. Hear all about what she got up to, how industry differs from academia, how VC’s assess pitches, and why the process from bench to drug production takes time...

    (All views expressed by Alice in this interview are her own and do not reflect those of M Ventures or Merck KGaA)

    • 14 min
    Episode 92 - Dr Oliver Pearce - How can we enable the body to kill cancer?

    Episode 92 - Dr Oliver Pearce - How can we enable the body to kill cancer?

    Today on SC@L digested, PhD student Sam Blackford speaks with Dr Oliver Pearce and his journey transitioning from chemistry to cancer immunotherapy. They discuss the role of the extracellular matrix in tumour development, what immunotherapy is and what techniques his lab are using to model cancer and explore potential therapeutic approaches...

    For more information about Dr Pearce's research follow this link:https://www.bartscancer.london/staff/dr-oliver-m-pearce/

    • 11 min
    Episode 91 - Dr Teresa Rayon - Can we modulate the speed of differentiation?

    Episode 91 - Dr Teresa Rayon - Can we modulate the speed of differentiation?

    For this weeks’ episode of SC@L digested, Dr Lea R’Bibo is joined by Dr Teresa Rayon from The Crick. They talk about what the neural tube is, and how stem cells can be used to study it. Dr Rayon also explains her interest in the difference in speed of embryonic development across different species, and why it is important to understand these processes. She also emphasises the benefit of working in different labs and cultures, and why it is so important to share your research with the public...

    For more information about Dr Rayon''s research follow this link: https://www.crick.ac.uk/research/find-a-researcher/teresa-rayon-alonso
    To listen to her podcast click here: https://sruk.org.uk/initiatives/public-engagement/en-fase-experimental/

    • 6 min
    Episode 90 - Professor Julien Gautrot - How do cells interact with biomaterials?

    Episode 90 - Professor Julien Gautrot - How do cells interact with biomaterials?

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    For this week’s episode of Stem Cells @ Lunch Digested, PhD student Prudence Lui interviews Professor Julien Gautrot about his research into how cells interact with biomaterials, how has nature helped develop biomaterials, and what the best part of his job is.

    For more information on Prof. Gautrot’s work follow this link: https://www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/research/j.gautrot

    • 9 min
    Episode 89 - Dr David Gershlick - How do cells work?

    Episode 89 - Dr David Gershlick - How do cells work?

    In today’s SC@L digested episode Dr Lea R’Bibo interviews Dr David Gershlick at the institute of medical research at Cambridge! His research area is protein trafficking – how cells organise themselves and how the parts inside a cell move around to help it function. They discuss applications and challenges of this research, and how he has found the transition from postdoc to PI...

    For more information on Dr Gershlick's research follow this link: https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/gershlick

    • 9 min

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