37 episodes

A podcast about life in science and medicine. We are four MD/PhD students trying to discover the how and the why behind some of the most successful scientists, physicians, and physician scientists. This podcast is not focused on the research itself, but rather on the process behind it. Our discussions will center on mentorship, grantsmanship, leadership, etc. We hope you enjoy!

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Behind the Microscope Saeedi, Behnke, Jansen, Sayegh

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 26 Ratings

A podcast about life in science and medicine. We are four MD/PhD students trying to discover the how and the why behind some of the most successful scientists, physicians, and physician scientists. This podcast is not focused on the research itself, but rather on the process behind it. Our discussions will center on mentorship, grantsmanship, leadership, etc. We hope you enjoy!

Follow us on social media!
Twitter: @behindthescope_
Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod
Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Hannah Turbeville, PhD - Transitions

    Hannah Turbeville, PhD - Transitions

    Dr. Hannah Turbeville is the current President of the American Physician Scientist Association (APSA). She is also a 7th year MD-PhD student currently in the final stretch of her M4 year. She got her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi prior to matriculating at the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s MD-PhD program.

    Credits:

    Our thanks to Dr. Turbeville for being on the podcast.

    Twitter: @HannahRTurb

    Student profile page: https://www.umc.edu/graduateschool/Degree-Programs/MD-PhD/Current%20MD-PhD%20Students.html

    Find out more about APSA here: www.physicianscientists.org

    Host: Bejan Saeedi

    Co-Host and Audio Engineer – Joe Behnke

    Executive Producer and Social Media Coordinator – Carey Jansen

    Executive Producer – Michael Sayegh

    Faculty Advisor – Dr. Brian Robinson

    Twitter: @behindthescope_

    Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod

    Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Website: behindthemicroscope.com

    • 38 min
    William Petri, MD-PhD - The Measure of Success

    William Petri, MD-PhD - The Measure of Success

    Dr. William Petri is the Wade Hampton Frost Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair for Research of the Department of Medicine at the University of Virginia. He received his MD and PhD from the University of Virginia, did an internal medicine residency at the University Hospital of Cleveland, and an infectious disease fellowship at UVA. Today we discuss his journey with him and two of his mentees – Hans Verkerke and Carey Jansen.

    Credits:

    Our thanks to Dr. Petri for being on the podcast.

    Dr. Petri’s faculty page: https://med.virginia.edu/faculty/faculty-listing/wap3g/

    Dr. Petri’s Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_A._Petri

    Host: Bejan Saeedi

    Co-Host and Audio Engineer – Joe Behnke

    Executive Producer and Social Media Coordinator – Carey Jansen

    Executive Producer – Michael Sayegh

    Faculty Advisor – Dr. Brian Robinson

    Twitter: @behindthescope_

    Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod

    Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Website: behindthemicroscope.com

    • 59 min
    Adam Marcus, PhD - Doing Something No One Has Done Before

    Adam Marcus, PhD - Doing Something No One Has Done Before

    Dr. Adam Marcus is the Winship 5K Research Professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine and the Associate Director of Basic Research and Shared Resources for Winship Cancer Institute. He received his PhD in Biology from Penn State University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in cancer pharmacology at Emory University before ultimately joining the faculty. Today we discuss his journey and his passion for discovery, mentorship, and science outreach.

    Credits:

    This episode sponsored by an American Society for Cell Biology COMPASS Outreach Grant! 

    More about ASCB COMPASS here: https://www.ascb.org/member-news/compass-who-are-we/

    Our thanks to Dr. Marcus for being on the podcast.

    Dr. Marcus’ faculty page: https://winshipcancer.emory.edu/bios/faculty/marcus-adam.html

    Follow Dr. Marcus on Twitter: @AdamMarcusPhd

    Host: Bejan Saeedi

    Co-Host and Audio Engineer – Joe Behnke

    Executive Producer and Social Media Coordinator – Carey Jansen

    Executive Producer – Michael Sayegh

    Associate Producer – Joshua Owens

    Faculty Advisor – Dr. Brian Robinson

    Twitter: @behindthescope_

    Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod

    Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Website: behindthemicroscope.com

    • 55 min
    Haydn Kissick, PhD - The Philosophy of Science

    Haydn Kissick, PhD - The Philosophy of Science

    Dr. Haydn Kissick is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Translational Research in the Department of Urology with a joint appointment in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Emory University School of Medicine. He received his PhD in Immunology from the University of Western Australia and did his postdoctoral training in Prostate Cancer Immunology at Harvard Medical School. He is also the PhD advisor for our executive producer Carey Jansen. We discuss his personal and professional journey and the things he has learned about the “philosophy of science” as he has started his own lab.

    Credits:

    Our thanks to Dr. Kissick for being on the podcast.

    Dr. Kissick’s faculty page: https://winshipcancer.emory.edu/bios/faculty/kissick-haydn-t.html

    Follow Dr. Kissick on Twitter: @haydnkissick

    Host: Bejan Saeedi

    Co-Host and Audio Engineer – Joe Behnke

    Executive Producer and Social Media Coordinator – Carey Jansen

    Executive Producer – Michael Sayegh

    Associate Producer – Joshua Owens

    Faculty Advisor – Dr. Brian Robinson

    Twitter: @behindthescope_

    Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod

    Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Website: behindthemicroscope.com

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Edward Botchwey, PhD - No Matter the Momentary Struggles

    Edward Botchwey, PhD - No Matter the Momentary Struggles

    Dr. Edward Botchwey is an Associate Professor in the Walter H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland followed by a Master’s of Engineering and a PhD at the University of Pennsylvania. He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia before ultimately being recruited to Georgia Tech. In this episode, we discuss his journey and his approach to mentorship with one of his former trainees, our associate producer Nusaiba Baker.

    Credits:

    Our thanks to Dr. Botchwey for being on the podcast.

    Dr. Botchwey’s faculty page: http://botchweylab.gatech.edu

    Host: Bejan Saeedi

    Co-Host and Audio Engineer – Joe Behnke

    Executive Producer and Social Media Coordinator – Carey Jansen

    Executive Producer – Michael Sayegh

    Associate Producer – Nusaiba Baker

    Faculty Advisor – Dr. Brian Robinson

    Twitter: @behindthescope_

    Instagram: @behindthemicroscopepod

    Facebook: @behindthemicroscope1

    Website: behindthemicroscope.com

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Rebecca Levit, MD - Just Write It

    Rebecca Levit, MD - Just Write It

    Dr. Rebecca Levit is an assistant Professor of medicine in the division of cardiology at Emory University. Dr. Levit got her MD from the University of Pennsylvania and did her residency in medicine and her fellowship in Cardiology here at Emory before joining the faculty in 2014. She is also the research mentor for our very own executive producer, Michael Sayegh. In this episode we discuss her pathway to becoming a physician scientist, and the lessons she learned in setting up her group as a young faculty member.

    • 57 min

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