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Set in the heart of Scripps Research (California), this podcast highlights fascinating areas of current research, explores relevant scientific career paths and discusses wider topics in science and technology. Your host: Drew Duglan

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Set in the heart of Scripps Research (California), this podcast highlights fascinating areas of current research, explores relevant scientific career paths and discusses wider topics in science and technology. Your host: Drew Duglan

-Further descriptions and more detailed show notes can be found on the pages of each individual episode-
You can also listen on Spotify and Apple/Google Podcasts

Follow us on social media for more updates:
@scrippsresearch on Twitter and Instagram
@ScrippsResearchInstitute on Facebook
Scripps Research on LinkedIn

    Episode 22 – Discovery in an Era of Social Distancing: Scripps Research Magazine

    Episode 22 – Discovery in an Era of Social Distancing: Scripps Research Magazine

    Stories brought to life! Today’s audio adventure comes from the Fall 2020 edition of our Scripps Research Magazine. We dive into the adaptations made by institute researchers during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure both safety and continued scientific discovery.

    Show notes:

    Explore our Scripps Research Magazine and subscribe
    https://www.scripps.edu/news-and-events/connect-with-us/

    • 9 min
    Episode 21 - Kara Marshall: The Science of Bladder Control

    Episode 21 - Kara Marshall: The Science of Bladder Control

    Dr. Kara Marshall is based in the Department of Neuroscience at Scripps Research, working as a postdoctoral researcher in Professsor Ardem Patapoutian’s lab. Listen as we talk about the circuitry involved in urination, burst bladders and improv comedy.

    Show notes:

    The Patapoutian Lab
    https://patapoutianlab.org/

    Kara’s recent discovery on bladder function
    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2830-7

    Deciphering how the body’s cells sense touch
    https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-03955-w

    Proprioception: the silent ‘sixth’ sense
    https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/11/22/20920762/proprioception-sixth-sense

    • 25 min
    Episode 20 – Eric Topol & Dennis Burton: Antibodies, Vaccines and the Current State of COVID-19

    Episode 20 – Eric Topol & Dennis Burton: Antibodies, Vaccines and the Current State of COVID-19

    Today’s special edition features an extended conversation between Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, and Professor Dennis Burton, Chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at Scripps Research. Listen as they talk about antibody cocktail treatments, the mystery of “longhaul” COVID-19 symptoms and how close we are to developing a coronavirus vaccine.

    Transcript of today's episode
    https://www.scripps.edu/covid-19/videos/topol-burton/index.html

    Dr. Eric Topol’s bio
    https://www.scripps.edu/faculty/topol/

    Prof. Dennis Burton’s bio
    https://www.scripps.edu/faculty/burton/

    Efficacy of convalescent plasma
    https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/biotech/story/2020-08-30/hundreds-of-san-diegans-with-covid-19-have-already-been-treated-with-plasma-but-does-it-work

    “COVID longhaulers”
    https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/08/long-haulers-covid-19-recognition-support-groups-symptoms/615382/

    Coronavirus vaccine Q&A with Prof. Dennis Burton
    https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/biotech/story/2020-07-26/q-a-an-update-on-the-race-for-a-covid-19-vaccine-scripps-research-immunologist-dennis-burton

    Dr. Eric Topol on social media:
    Twitter: @EricTopol
    Instagram: @erictopol1

    Scripps Research on social media:
    Twitter, Instagram: @scrippsresearch
    Facebook: @ScrippsResearchInstitute
    LinkedIn: the-scripps-research-institute

    • 45 min
    Episode 19 – Amanda Roberts: Mice in Outer Space

    Episode 19 – Amanda Roberts: Mice in Outer Space

    Dr. Amanda Roberts is the Senior Scientific Director of the Mouse Behavioral Core at Scripps Research. Listen as we talk about microgravity as a model of accelerated aging, NASA’s top-secret agents and what happens to slime in space. (Image Credit: Andrew Roberts)

    Show notes:

    Amanda’s research profile:

    https://vivo.scripps.edu/display/RobertsAmanda

    Replay of the NASA launch (action around ~11 minutes in):

    https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/25/spacex-livestream-watch-the-company-launch-nasa-crs-18-on-a-falcon-9.html

    News coverage of the NASA mouse studies:

    https://www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/studying-behavior-in-space-shows-mice-adapt-to-microgravity

    https://qz.com/1597197/nasas-space-station-mice-loved-microgravity/

    • 26 min
    Episode 18 - Biodiversity beyond the horizon: Scripps Research Magazine

    Episode 18 - Biodiversity beyond the horizon: Scripps Research Magazine

    Research discoveries brought to life! In today’s segment, we explore Scripps Research’s Natural Products Discovery Center, a historic natural collection that may hold the key to thousands of future therapies. This article is taken from the Fall 2019 edition of our Scripps Research Magazine.

    Show notes:
    Digital version of our Fall 2019 magazine:
    https://issuu.com/endeavor-scripps-research/docs/magazine_fall2019_pageflipper?embed_cta=read_more&embed_context=embed&embed_domain=www.scripps.edu

    Subscribe to receive the Scripps Research magazine:
    https://signup.e2ma.net/signup/1879047/1890109/

    The Scientist: Scripps Research acquires Pfizer’s massive microbial library
    https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/scripps-acquires-pfizers-massive-microbial-library-66923

    West Palm Beach News: Local organization works to create new medicine
    https://www.wpbf.com/article/local-organization-works-to-create-new-medicine-scripps-research-jupiter/30813823

    The Shen Lab:
    https://www.scripps.edu/shen/

    • 10 min
    Episode 17 - Time is ticking against Lyme: Scripps Research Magazine

    Episode 17 - Time is ticking against Lyme: Scripps Research Magazine

    Research discoveries brought to life! In today’s short story, we find out how medicines designed for our pets are now being repurposed by our scientists to provide a lasting, protective vaccine against Lyme disease. This article is taken from the Fall 2019 edition of our Scripps Research Magazine.

    Show notes:

    Digital version of the Scripps Research Fall 2019 magazine:
    https://www.scripps.edu/news-and-events/connect-with-us/magazine-current-issue/index.html

    Subscribe to receive the Scripps Research magazine:
    https://signup.e2ma.net/signup/1879047/1890109/

    US News & World Report: The growth and reach of Lyme disease:
    https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2019-12-10/lyme-disease-diagnoses-grow-in-private-insurance-claims

    • 4 min

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