Talking Real Science with Jared Oenick
This episode of Share Science features Jared Oenick, a recipient of one of the $5000 Scientist.com STEM Research NIL Scholarships. In this interview, we discuss what's inspired his academic journey thus far, and where he hopes to take his career after graduation.
A Breath of Not-So-Fresh Air: the Combined Effects of Air and Noise Pollution
While air and noise pollution have been well documented independently, their combined effects are insufficiently discussed, until recently. In this blog post, we discuss a recent publication from Kuntic et al. on the combined and individual effects of these pollutants in mice.
Talking Real Science with Martin Young
This episode of Share Science features Dr. Martin Young, a professor of medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In this interview he shares his journey into cardiac metabolism and chronobiology as well as some notable mentors that helped him along the way.
Cancer Immunotherapy: Viruses, Vaccines, and other Immuno-Oncology Treatments
In this blog post, current cancer immunotherapy treatments are discussed, as well as some future directions for this rapidly developing field.
Celebrating Black Scientists: 5 Scientific Stories from the Past
In honor of Black History Month, this blog discusses 5 scientific stories from some historic Black and African-American scientists, researchers, and medical professionals.
The Journey From Pandemic Teaching Into The New Normal
Join Gethin Evans, PhD as he delves into his experience teaching in the life sciences pre-, during, and post-pandemic and how his department has invested in technology to enhance teaching content and delivery.
It’s Time for Change! How to Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect in your Chemistry Lab
In this webinar, we demonstrate our Rate Law Determination experiment that utilizes Vernier Science Education’s Go Direct SpectroVis Plus Spectrophotometer to study the kinetics of the reaction of crystal violet with sodium hydroxide.
Engaging Students Online in a Clinical Pathophysiology Course
In this webinar, Assoc Prof. Patricia Halpin, (Chair of the APS Teaching Section) will discuss how she harnesses technology to engage her physiology students in an online clinical pathophysiology course.
Expert Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Learning
Join Jana Kusch, PhD and Marc Demolder, MSc as they discuss their experience with technology-enhanced education.
Industry Insights with Crown Bioscience: Analyzing the Suppressive TME with In Vitro Based Assays
This episode of Industry Insights features Nataliia Beztsinna, PhD, and Marten Hornsveld, PhD, from Crown Bioscience as they describe how reconstituted TME and patient-derived ex vivo tissue assays can best be used within the drug development pipeline.
2023 New Ways to Learn: Harnessing the Power of Technology Webinar SeriesSarah McFarlane
A four-part webinar series focused on current and emerging trends in science education.
Protocol Preview: Long-read sequencing, Nature’s Method of the Year
Nature Methods declared "Long-Read Sequencing" their Method of the Year for 2022, but what exactly makes this technique worthy of such a title?
The Blues & the Browns: Links between Depression and Gut Microbiota
Recently, Radjabzadeh et al., identified 13 genera of gut microbiota that have been implicated with symptoms of depression.
Protocol Preview: In Vivo Gene Therapy Using Peptide-Based Delivery
Although gene therapy has been in discussion for decades, its translation to clinical practice has been a slow and challenging process. As a solution to this translational challenge, Allen et al. have proposed a peptide-based delivery method of Cre recombinase for in vivo gene therapy, which we review in this blog post.
Talking Real Science with Brent Sinclair
This episode of Share Science features Brent Sinclair, PhD, a biology professor at Western University who researches insect thermal biology and organizes career events for graduate students. In this interview, Brent shares why these opportunities are so important for students as they get close to finishing their degrees, as well as his career path and passions in and out of the lab.
Talking Real Science with Brent SinclairDarius Soo Lum
Brent Sinclair spends quite a bit of time outside of his research and teaching responsibilities to organize career events for graduate students in the Biology department, and he shares why these opportunities are so important for students as they get close to graduation.
#ExpertAnswers: Bastiaan Bijl and Dylan Mooijman on Single-Cell SequencingDarius Soo Lum
Bastiaan Bijl and Dylan Mooijman provide an introduction to single-cell sequencing including potential applications with user cases.
Applications of Single-Cell Sequencing: Innovative and Tailor-Made Services
Join Bastiaan Bijl, MSc, and Dylan Mooijman, PhD, as they provide an introduction to single-cell sequencing and its potential applications with user cases.
#ExpertAnswers: Merry Lindsey on Aging ScienceDarius Soo Lum
Join Merry Lindsey, PhD as she answers questions from a recent webinar that focuses on her research involving the physiology of recovery from cardiac events.
IR Photorefraction and IR Photokeratometry – Measuring Refractive State and Corneal Curvature in Animals and Humans
Prof. Frank Schaeffel discusses the optical principles, image processing algorithms, calibration, and potential pitfalls within IR photorefraction and IR photokeratometry.
#ExpertAnswers: Dudley Lamming on Aging ScienceDarius Soo Lum
Join Dudley Lamming, PhD an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as he answers questions from a recent webinar that focuses on his research involving how diets can affect metabolic health and longevity.
#ExpertAnswers: Caroline Williams and Eric Riddell on Ecophysiology and Climate ChangeDarius Soo Lum
Caroline Williams, PhD and Eric Riddell, PhD answer questions from a recent webinar where they discuss their research involving climate change and the ecophysiological effects of changing global temperatures on organismal biology and survival.
Echolocation with Light: A New Form of Active Sensing in Fish?
Prof. Nico K. Michiels discusses how weak light reflections, during active photolocation, in the pupils of predator and prey species can be strong enough to be perceptible by the initial light sender.
#ExpertAnswers: Rizwan Qaisar & Matthew Borkowski on Aging Sciencehayleighisc
In this episode of Expert Answers, Dr. Rizwan Qaisar and Matthew Borkowski, focus on the experimental protocols used for measuring muscle function and mechanics for in vivo and in vitro research.
#ExpertAnswers: Charlotte Peterson & Jack Guralnik on Aging Sciencehayleighisc
In this episode of Expert Answers, Dr. Jack Guralnik and Dr. Charlotte Peterson answer questions about sarcopenia, the physiological mechanisms underlying the disease, and the current avenues of treatment and assessment.