6 episodes

Inside UConn TIP is a look into the University of Connecticut’s Technology Incubation Program. Here, discoveries made in UConn labs turn into the tech of tomorrow. UConn graduate and podcaster Ali Oshinskie takes us inside to see how three companies are innovating in their fields.

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Inside UConn TIP is a look into the University of Connecticut’s Technology Incubation Program. Here, discoveries made in UConn labs turn into the tech of tomorrow. UConn graduate and podcaster Ali Oshinskie takes us inside to see how three companies are innovating in their fields.

    Episode 5: Mobile Sense Technologies

    Episode 5: Mobile Sense Technologies

    So you’re perfectly healthy, you eat well and exercise, but can you be sure your heart is healthy? A fib, short for atrial fibrillation impacts, 3 to 6 million people according to the CDC. These people could be anyone: overweight or thin, young and old. Another 3 million people out there have A Fib but don’t know it. Justin Chickles of Mobile Sense Technologies wants to find those people using a technology already on your wrist: a smartwatch.

    • 13 min
    Episode 4: Torigen Pharmaceuticals

    Episode 4: Torigen Pharmaceuticals

    The worst thing about cancer? Dogs get it too! But don't you worry, someone at TIP is doing something about it. Ashley Kalinauskas, CEO of Torigen Pharmaceuticals, created a vaccine (yes, you read that right)to treat cancer in dogs. She's saved over 250 pets with VetiVax and she's not stopping there!

    • 21 min
    Episode 3: Frequency Therapeutics

    Episode 3: Frequency Therapeutics

    We've got bad news, your hearing is only getting worse. Yes, you should definitely turn down your volume but no, you shouldn't worry! It's natural. Hair cells (the ones that make you hear) don't grow back. Or at least they don't yet. Our final stop on Inside UConn TIP is Frequency Therapeutics. They are creating a treatment to regrow these one-chance-only cells. Listen to co-founders Dr. Will McLean and Dr. Chris Loose share the origins of their research and learn how Frequency will get inside your ears through more than a podcast.

    • 16 min
    Episode 2: Shoreline Biome

    Episode 2: Shoreline Biome

    Dr. Tom Jarvie and Dr. Mark Driscoll want to know what's inside your stomach. Or more specifically, what bacteria are inside your stomach. This collection of bacteria make up your microbiome and it holds a whole bunch of secrets. It turns out that these little guys have a big impact on a lot of things about you, like your weight or if you have a mood disorder. In this episode of Inside UConn TIP, host Ali Oshinskie talks to Shoreline Biome, the company helping curious researchers explore the body's final frontier, the microbiome.

    • 19 min
    Episode 1: Lambda Vision

    Episode 1: Lambda Vision

    Dr. Nicole Wagner and Dr. Jordan Greco are working to cure age-related macular degeneration. That's right, they are working to cure a type of blindness. In this first episode of Inside UConn TIP, host Ali Oshinskie goes into their labs to find a journey 3.5 billion years in the making.

    • 22 min
    Introducing Inside UConn TIP

    Introducing Inside UConn TIP

    Tucked away in the hills of the Farmington Valley of Connecticut, there’s a building full of people creating the tech of tomorrow. The University of Connecticut’s Technology Incubation Program is launching startups ready to change the world through innovations in biotech. But what exactly are they innovating? In a three-episode mini-series, UConn graduate and podcaster Ali Oshinskie will answer that question, taking listeners inside UConn TIP to find out how people in Connecticut are making the tech of tomorrow, today.

    • 2 min

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