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Darwin Tree of Life: Sequencing the Biome of the Great Britain Ft. Prof. Mark Blaxter, Dr. Alex Twyford

In this episode, we talk about the Darwin Tree of Life: Sequencing the Biome of the Great Britain with Professor Mark Blaxter & Dr Alex Twyford The Darwin Tree of Life project aims to sequence…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on May 19th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

How Synthetic Microorganisms can Biofacture High Value Products with Dr. Tessa Moses

This episode is about the use of synthetic organisms to produce pharmaceuticals and other high-value products. Preceding the development of synthetic drugs in the 18th and 19th centuries, medicine…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on April 23rd, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Detecting Parasitic Infections in Cows by Small RNA (Trypanosomiasis) with Dr Maria Contreras-Garcia

The parasite Trypanosoma brucei is transmitted via tsetse flies. It causes a disease known as trypanosomiasis or sleeping sickness in humans, but in cows, it's known as nagana or animal African…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on April 8th, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

How Bacteria Produce Eco Nylon (BIOFACTURING). Featuring PhD Student Jack Suitor

How can we produce useful materials from Bacteria? Today we have PhD Student Jack Suitor to tell us how we can modify bacteria against their own nature to act as mini-factories to convert guaiacol, a…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on March 23rd, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Carbon Dynamics and Climate Change in the Dry Tropics with Associate Professor Kyle Dexter

Join us for this interesting installment of BioPod featuring Associate Professor Kyle Dexter. from the department of Geosciences here at the University of Edinburgh. The episode is about monitoring…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on March 23rd, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Women in Science: Featuring Edinburgh academics Prof. Lynne Regan and Prof. Meriem El Karoui

A special hour-long feature episode with two inspiring and highly successful academics from the University of Edinburgh: Prof Lynne J. Regan, the Head of the Institute of Quantitative Biology,…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on March 23rd, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Black in Botany: A Discussion with Botany PhD Student Jade Bleau

Enter PhD student Jade Bleau's fascinating world of research and advocacy for half an hour.

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on March 23rd, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Crops, Robots and Rolling Pins: How to Build Crop Resistance with PhD Student and Activist Tara Wight

Episode 7 of BioPOD on the resilience of plants.

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on August 6th, 2020 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Novel Gene Expression in Yeast, and a Successful Lifelong Research Career with Retiring Professor Jean Beggs

Have you ever wondered what a fulfilling scientific life is like? A life full of dreams, failures, success, fame? Professor Jean Beggs has retired from the Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology after a…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on April 3rd, 2020 0 likes 22 plays 0  

A Chat About How to Characterize Cell Structural Lamin-A Proteins with Dr Alex Makarov

Ep5: Dr Alex Makarov In this episode, Chris sits down with Dr Alex Makarov who recently completed a PhD in Eric Schirmer's lab in the Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology at the University of…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Chicken Bioreactor: Chickens Which Produce Human Proteins with Dr Lissa Herron

In this podcast episode, we interview Dr Lissa Herron from the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh on her research. Quote: "In chickens you can make human proteins that are of a…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on October 3rd, 2019 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Smartphone Biosensors and SynBio with Dr Baojun Wang and Dr Xinyi Wan

BioPOD is back with an episode on Smartphone Biosensors and the importance of Synthetic Biology in today's global landscape. This episode focuses on a fluorescent bacterial biosensor that…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 21 plays 0  

BioPOD April 2015

In this episode we present a new BioPOD team and a slightly shorter format. We talk to Gytis Dudas about his work on the Ebola genome and how this might help combat the biggest outbreak of the…

From  Gareth Poxon on November 9th, 2018 0 likes 0 plays 0  

BioPOD April 2012

In April's episode, Biopod goes on the road to speak to Dr Eric Fèvre in Kenya about his research on locally transmitted zoonotic diseases. We also speak to Mar Carmena about new…

From  Gareth Poxon on November 9th, 2018 0 likes 2 plays 0  

BioPOD August 2011

Paul sharp sheds new light on the origins of the Malaria parasite, Patrick Walsh explains whats what we can learn from observing nest building in weaver birds, and we talk to the producer of the…

From  Gareth Poxon on November 9th, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

BioPOD December 2012

In this episode, BioPOD discusses phenology, climate change and citizen scientists with Dr. Ally Phillimore, talks to Dr. Andrew MacDonald about the immune system and some media mishaps, and find…

From  Gareth Poxon on November 9th, 2018 0 likes 5 plays 0