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The Human Biology Association is a vibrant nonprofit scientific organization dedicated to supporting and disseminating innovative research and teaching on human biological variation in evolutionary, social, historical, and environmental context worldwide.

    SoS 76 - With a Side of Knowledge Crossover Episode ft. Cara Ocobock

    SoS 76 - With a Side of Knowledge Crossover Episode ft. Cara Ocobock

    In this episode we bring you a cross-over with the podcast “With a Side of Knowledge”, hosted by Ted Fox from the University of Notre Dame’s Provost Office. This interview features our own Dr. Cara Ocobock discussing her work over brunch. Enjoy this fascinating conversation about extreme cold adaptations, Neanderthals, the anthropology of sports, and (of course) powerlifting. Check out other episodes from With a Side of Knowledge, found here: https://provost.nd.edu/about/podcast/
    This interview originally aired on APR 16, 2020.

    • 33 min
    SoS 75- Arch and Anth Crossover Episode ft. Chris Lynn

    SoS 75- Arch and Anth Crossover Episode ft. Chris Lynn

    This week, we're bringing you a cross-promotion with the awesome "The Arch & Anth Podcast", hosted by Dr. Michael Rivera. A bonus: this episode features our very own Dr. Chris Lynn! We hope that you enjoy hearing more about Chris' work on tattooing, immune response, and communication. Be sure to check out Dr. Rivera's other podcast episodes at: http://archandanth.com/.
    This interview originally aired on October 2, 2019.

    • 56 min
    SoS 74- Growth and a Big Wig: Dr. Barry Bogin

    SoS 74- Growth and a Big Wig: Dr. Barry Bogin

    This week on the Sausage of Science, Cara and Chris talk with Dr. Barry Bogin, a "big wig" in the field and Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Loughborough University. Dr. Bogin discusses his work life-long work on human growth and development, along with the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on birth weight outcomes. Check out his latest blog piece on the topic on the Museoa Ecologia Humana website at http://museoecologiahumana.org/en/piezas/covid-19-crisis-emotional-stress-2/. Dr. Bogin is particularly interested in the effects of social, economic, political, and emotional (SEPE) influences on differences in physical growth and health between Maya children living in Guatemala compared to those in the USA.
    One note, Dr. Bogin would like all budding students to know that when he mentions ‘calcitonin’ he meant to say ‘osteocalcin’ interactions with growth.

    To pre-order or view the latest edition of "Patterns of Human Growth", go to https://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/life-sciences/biological-anthropology-and-primatology/patterns-human-growth-3rd-edition?format=PB/.

    To get in touch with Dr. Bogin, send him an email at B.A.Bogin@lboro.ac.uk.

    You can also check out his website at https://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ssehs/staff/barry-bogin/.

    Contact the Sausage of Science and Human Biology Association:
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/humanbiologyassociation
    Website:humbio.org/, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

    Michaela Howells, Public Relations Committee Chair, Email: howellsm@uncw.edu

    Cara Ocobock, Website: sites.nd.edu/cara-ocobock/, Email:cocobock@nd.edu, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

    Chris Lynn, Website:cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email:cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

    Caroline Owens, Email: cowens8@emory.edu, Twitter: @careowens

    Theresa Gildner, Email: Theresa.E.Gildner@dartmouth.edu, Twitter: @TEGildner

    • 55 min
    SoS 73 – Unpacking the Black Boxes of Neurophysiology and Inheritance with Dr. Aaron Blackwell

    SoS 73 – Unpacking the Black Boxes of Neurophysiology and Inheritance with Dr. Aaron Blackwell

    This week on the Sausage of Science, Cara and Chris talk with Dr. Aaron Blackwell, an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Washington State University. In this far-ranging conversation, Dr. Blackwell discusses his work quantifying life history tradeoffs and his multi-inheritance approach to human behavioral ecology. He also shares some tips for using existing datasets and working remotely to support study participants during the pandemic.

    Follow Dr. Blackwell on Twitter @AaronDBlackwell, https://twitter.com/AaronDBlackwell

    You can also check out his website at https://blackwell-lab.com/

    Contact the Sausage of Science and Human Biology Association:
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/humanbiologyassociation
    Website:humbio.org/, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

    Michaela Howells, Public Relations Committee Chair, Email: howellsm@uncw.edu

    Cara Ocobock, Website: sites.nd.edu/cara-ocobock/, Email:cocobock@nd.edu, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

    Chris Lynn, Website:cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email:cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

    Caroline Owens, Email: cowens8@emory.edu, Twitter: @careowens

    Theresa Gildner, Email: Theresa.E.Gildner@dartmouth.edu, Twitter: @TEGildner

    • 34 min
    SoS 72 – Hackademics: Ethical Research and International Student Advising with Dr. Pablo Nepomnaschy

    SoS 72 – Hackademics: Ethical Research and International Student Advising with Dr. Pablo Nepomnaschy

    In this episode of the Sausage of Science, Cara and Chris talk with Dr. Pablo Nepomnaschy, an Associate Professor of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. Dr. Nepomnaschy discusses his transformation into a researcher who focuses on involving participant communities at all phases of project planning and execution. He also shares his experience advising international students, as someone who has experienced both sides of that interaction.

    Follow Dr. Nepomnaschy on Twitter @PabloNepomnasc1 or on ResearchGate at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pablo_Nepomnaschy

    You can also check out his website http://www.sfu.ca/~pan2/ or email him at pablo_nepomnaschy@sfu.ca

    Contact the Sausage of Science and Human Biology Association:
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/humanbiologyassociation
    Website:humbio.org/, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

    Michaela Howells, Public Relations Committee Chair, Email: howellsm@uncw.edu

    Cara Ocobock, Website: sites.nd.edu/cara-ocobock/, Email:cocobock@nd.edu, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

    Chris Lynn, Website:cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email:cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

    Caroline Owens, Email: cowens8@emory.edu, Twitter: @careowens

    Theresa Gildner, Email: Theresa.E.Gildner@dartmouth.edu, Twitter: @TEGildner

    • 46 min
    SoS 71- The Making of Meaning with Dr. Jeffrey Peterson

    SoS 71- The Making of Meaning with Dr. Jeffrey Peterson

    This week's episode features a myriad of topics including niche construction, semiotics, hats ravaged by monkeys, and meaning-making between humans and dogs- all courtesy of Dr. Jeffrey Peterson. Dr. Peterson is a postdoctoral fellow in the anthropology department at Notre Dame. His research addresses the interplay between intra- and inter-group social relationships, as well as the impact of interacting with humans.

    Follow Dr. Peterson on twitter @primatologeist, and check out his webpage with the University of Notre Dame https://anthropology.nd.edu/faculty-and-staff/faculty-by-alpha/jeffrey-peterson/.

    Contact the Sausage of Science and Human Biology Association:
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/humanbiologyassociation
    Website:humbio.org/, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

    Michaela Howells, Public Relations Committee Chair, Email: howellsm@uncw.edu

    Cara Ocobock, Website: sites.nd.edu/cara-ocobock/, Email:cocobock@nd.edu, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

    Chris Lynn, Website:cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email:cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

    Caroline Owens, Email: cowens8@emory.edu, Twitter: @careowens

    Theresa Gildner, Email: Theresa.E.Gildner@dartmouth.edu, Twitter: @TEGildner

    • 42 min

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