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Ep 7: Crops, Robots and Rolling Pins ft. PhD student Tara Wight

Episode 7 of BioPOD on the resilience of plants.

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

BioPOD April 2020: Gene expression in Yeast with 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 11 plays 0  

BioPOD February 2020: Lamin-A Proteins

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 15 plays 0  

BioPOD April 2019: Chicken Bioreactor

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 18 plays 0  

BioPOD July 2019 : Smartphone Biosensors

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 10 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 1 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 4 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 3 plays 0  

BioPOD February 2013

In this episode, BioPOD finds out about an infertility gene in fruit flies, learns how algae will be affected by climate change, investigates how we can save our urban pollinators, and hears about…

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

BioPOD February 2012

In February's episode Keith Matthews describes a new cattle vaccination and Kelly Jobling explains how she found ubiquitin in bacteria. We hear how stem cells could lead to new treatments for…

From  Gareth Poxon on November 9th, 2018 0 likes 1 plays 0  

BioPOD June 2011

Judy Allen sheds new light on Inflammation, BioPOD visits the Edinburgh International Science Festival, and Dan Nussey tells of his research trip to St Kilda in Science on the Road. Plus Biology…

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

BioPOD March 2016

In this episode of BioPOD we talk to Professor Keith Matthews about his Sanofi - Institut Pasteur award for studying Trypanosomes. We also talk to the Edinburgh iGEM team who developed a…

From  Gareth Poxon on November 9th, 2018 0 likes 23 plays 0  

BioPOD May 2013

In May, BioPOD visited the Edinburgh International Science Festival, found out about inbreeding in beetles and a fly that's threatening fruit crops, spoke to an Honorary Professor about his 30…

From  Gareth Poxon on November 9th, 2018 0 likes 1 plays 0  

BioPOD Autumn / November 2013

In this episode, BioPOD finds out about begging in beetles and altruism in guppies as well as rams on St. Kilda and the famous Edinburgh alumni Dr. James Young Simpson. We also take a visit to the…

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

BioPOD November 2011

Dr Katie Stopher tells us about infidelity in red deer and Dr Ben Longdon explains how viruses jump between hosts. We hear about the work of the University Press Office with Catriona Kelly and get…

From  Gareth Poxon on November 9th, 2018 0 likes 1 plays 0