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Scotland's BioTech Stories: Engineered Proteins in Action

This is the second episode of the BioPOD series: Scotland's Biotech Stories. In this instalment, BioPodder Liz Gaberdiel interviews Professor Lynne Regan on how to design biologically useful…

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

Scotland's BioTech Stories: CryoEM - the cutting edge of structural biology with Dr. Marcus Wilson

Welcome to a new BioPOD series: Scotland's Biotech Stories. In this installment, BioPodder Liz Gaberdiel interviews Dr. Marcus Wilson on Cryogenic electron microscopy (CryoEM), a technique…

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

Water 'bout cyanobacteria?: Producing high value products using sunlight ft. Anton Puzorjov

Dear listeners, Welcome back to another episode of BioPod! Today we walk you through to potential of cyanobacteria: turning tasty sunlight into a high-product value delight! Apple Chew interviews…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on July 20th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Evergreen: How to block viral transmission ft. Prof. Neil Mabbott

In the fourth and final installment of BioPOD's #Vaccine15 miniseries, we have Liz Gaberdiel interviewing Professor Neil Babbott on how vaccines can block viral transmission. Edited by Ruby…

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

COVID19: How to mass produce a vaccine ft. Dr Prerna Vohra

Ever wondered how vaccines are made in smaller batch scales, then upscaled to a world market? Hint: it's not the same as cooking a larger lasagne when family comes to visit. Tune into our third…

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

Viral Variants: How to track and tackle COVID variants ft. Dr Thomas Williams

For this episode as part of our vaccine 15-minute miniseries, biopodder Chris Donohoe interviews Dr. Thomas Williams on how to track and tackle the different COVID variants. edited by Apple Chew…

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

Eureka! How To Design A Vaccine ft. Dr Christine Tait-Burkard

Our #Vaccine15 four-part 15-minute miniseries begins today! This week is all about how COVID vaccines were developed and designed with @CTaitBurkard from @EdinburghUni @roslininstitute Interviewer…

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

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 3 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 8 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 4 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 22 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 24 plays 0