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Join us to explore groundbreaking biomedical research and how it is relevant to your health and life.

Big Lick of Science Rachana Somaiya, Paras Patel, Jeremy Myslowski, Carleigh Studtmann

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Join us to explore groundbreaking biomedical research and how it is relevant to your health and life.

    Sex Differences with Dr. Hodes

    Sex Differences with Dr. Hodes

    Tune in to the second part of our fascinating series on the role of sex-specific differences in science and disease. Listen to Dr. Georgia Hodes discuss her transition from a career in theater and design to science. Learn about her research exploring the intersection of sex-specific differences in depression and the immune system.

    • 38 min
    It's not all about Corona. Sex matters.

    It's not all about Corona. Sex matters.

    What role do sex-specific differences play in scientific studies and disease models? Tune in part one of this series to learn about how the sex of an organism is an important consideration in scientific experimentation, and how sex-specific differences can impact the biology of the brain, the development of diseases such as depression, and the response to treatments.

    • 36 min
    Health Science Careers in Roanoke

    Health Science Careers in Roanoke

    Tune in to hear our first live podcast! Listen to the question and answer session from our Health Science Career Panel to learn about careers as a doctor, physical therapist, dental hygienist, biomedical scientist, entrepreneur in science, and more from our expert panelists. Hear advice about how to pursue these careers and avenues to pursue them right here in the Roanoke Valley!

    • 1 hr
    Health Science Career Panel

    Health Science Career Panel

    Tune in for a special announcement about Big Lick of Science's first live podcast!

    • 3 min
    Poopcast! Round 2

    Poopcast! Round 2

    Join us for the second part of our gut microbiome series as we interview Dr. Michelle Theus, a scientist studying the role of the gut-brain axis in the development of autism. Learn about her journey through the research world, venturing from stem cell therapies to the mechanisms by which the gut microbiome may influence our brain and behavior.

    • 26 min
    Poopcast! Round 1

    Poopcast! Round 1

    Did you know? You have trillions of microorganisms living in your gut right now! Tune in to part one of our gut microbiome series to learn the difference between good and bad bacteria, how our brains are connected to our gut, and everything you need to know about fecal transplants.

    • 36 min

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