#138 - Jarrod McKenna: The Egyptian Spiny Mouse and Reproductive Biology
Storytellers of STEMM
Today's storyteller is Dr Jarrod McKenna! Jarrod is a reproductive biologist at Monash University in Australia and today we talk about the Egyptian spiny mouse and studying reproductive biology. The Egyptian spiny mouse is a rare example of menstruation in mammals, especially a small prey sized mammal, as opposed to large mammals with few to no actual predators (such humans and primates). In the lab they can use this mouse as a test subject of sorts or a surrogate for studying human reproductive health, which is part of what Jarrod's research is focused on. So today to sum it up, we talk about the Egyptian spiny mouse, mammal reproductive biology, about conservation and the ethics of whether we SHOULD do certain things; how captive spiny mice populations might be different after 20-40 years in captivity and how that differs from wild populations potentially. It was a very fascinating conversation and I hope you enjoy! --- You can find Rachel Villani on Twitter @flyingcypress and Storytellers of STEMM on Facebook and Twitter @storytellers42. You can find Jarrod on Twitter @jarrod_mckenna. Recorded on 15 August 2021.
In this episode, we hear from Australian peacemaker, Jarrod McKenna who invites us to allow the Spirit of Jesus to disarm us, un-shame us, and relax us into the work of #RestoringFriendship. Follow Jarrod’s and his work here: https://jarrodmckenna.com Music for this episode is by Scott Holmes: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes/ Learn more about Global Immersion here: https://globalimmerse.org/
This episode, Kate is joined by reproductive biologist and science communicator Jarrod McKenna about some of the cool research going on in the world of assisted reproduction. How does a cute little animal like the Egyptian Spiny Mouse help us study reproduction? What are some of the cool techniques that exist to assist with reproduction? We also tackle a listener question about yawning. Why do we do it? And why does looking at other people yawning make us yawn? If you liked what Jarrod had to say and want to find more of him, you can find him on Twitter @jarrod_mckenna (https://twitter.com/jarrod_mckenna). And, as always, you can find us @curiosityrat on twitter, instagram, and facebook, and send your listener questions in to email@example.com We also now have a Patreon! If you love our content and want to support us you can jump on to https://www.patreon.com/curiosityrat and become a patron. There is absolutely ZERO pressure but if you have as little as $1/month you can chuck it our way to help us out and show you appreciate all the time and effort that goes into making this show. Listener Q References: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0149763417303500 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031938419302665 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301008217300035 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3678674/ https://www.albany.edu/news/pdf_files/Yawning_Report_Gallup_May_2007.pdf https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3534187/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23982621/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2780782/ https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10071-020-01462-4 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031938419302665
Ep 12: Good Trouble with Drew Hart and Jarrod McKenna
In this conversation, Carol speaks with Inverse Podcast's Drew Hart and Jarrod McKenna on "good trouble"; what it looks like to be co-conspirators in pursuit of justice, as well as how churches, communities, academia, and organizations can embody justice. Follow Drew Hart on [Instagram](http://instagram.com/druhart) and [Twitter](http://twitter.com/druhart) @druhart. Follow Jarrod McKenna on [Instagram](http://www.instagram.com/jarrodmckenna) and [Twitter](http://twitter.com/jarrodmckenna) @jarrodmckenna. Follow Inverse Podcast on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/inversepodcast) and [Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/inversepodcast) @inversepodcast. Msingi Talks is a podcast hosted by Msingi Trust that ventures deeper and makes connections in the world of faith advocacy activism. To support the work of Msingi Trust and the production of this podcast, please consider making a donation to us via Paypal: firstname.lastname@example.org Patreon:www.patreon.com/msingitrust Mpesa: +254 792 176 030 Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/msingitalks/message
In this episode, I am joined by my Aussie mate Jarrod McKenna to discuss nonviolence, the beauty of Jesus, and 1 John 4. This conversation is filled with grace, and my prayer is that it might be as life-giving for you as it was for me. Instagram: @jarrodmckenna Twitter: @jarrodmckenna
In this very special edition of the VOW podcast, award-winning peace trainer and activist Jarrod McKenna helps us to spiritually process recent events of violence at the U.S. Capitol. Find out more about Jarrod and his work at: https://www.patreon.com/InVerse Information about Subversive Seminary, Liberation Sunday School, and all of the other amazing communities that Jarrod is a part of can one found at: https://www.patreon.com/InVerse Insta: @jarrodmckenna Twitter: @jarrodmckenna FB: https://www.facebook.com/Jarrodandmates
Today’s episode features a conversation with Jarrod McKenna that initially aired on Instagram live and was just TOO GOOD to not share with the Zeitcast family.Most of you are familiar with our good friend Jarrod. He is the co-host of Inverse Podcast, a preacher, peace activist, and close personal friend of Jonathan’s. One night while discussing a recent interview given by Rick Joyner, the leader of Morning Star Ministries, Jonathan and Jarrod caught fire. They decided to go live on Instagram to share some thoughts regarding the dangerous nature of Joyner’s statement, as well as give an invitation to what a Jesus centered ethic might look like in this particular context.The conversation was absolutely teeming with life and the fire that often happens when these two get together.We know you will enjoy it! And if you haven’t yet, please make sure to go subscribe to Inverse Podcast with Jarrod McKenna and Dr. Drew Hart.Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/sonofapreacherman/Visit Jonathan's Website: http://www.jonathanmartinwords.com/Watch The Zeitcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdHzTuNKhTK-AZjfmkxQiwwPlease rate, review, share, and subscribe!Edited and produced by Joel Everson
...From American Politics: Violence w/ Jarrod Mckenna
Reclaiming My Theology
In this episode Brandi is joined by Jarrod McKenna to talk about violence, how it shapes how American culture work and the ways that it is entangled in our theology. We talk about how our politics and their relationship to violence lack neutrality and engage with the alternative way of Jesus. You can find Jarrod on instagram at @jaroddmcKenna If you like what you hear, subscribe, rate, review, or join us on patreon at patreon.com/brandinicoIf you haven't already, please pick up a copy of "Keeping the Faith," a newly released anthology helping to make sense of what is happening now and how to be faithful followers of Jesus as we show up, engage and vote.
Ep 1: In Conversation with Rene August and Jarrod Mckenna on Faith Justice and Activism
Carol Ng'ang'a joins Rene and Jarrod in conversation as they discuss connections between faith justice activism and day to day pursuit of justice Msingi Talks is a podcast hosted by Msingi Trust that seeks to ventures deeper and make connections in the world of faith advocacy activism. To support the work of Msingi Trust and the production of this podcast, please consider making a donation to us via Paypal: email@example.com Patreon:www.patreon.com/msingitrust Mpesa: +254 792 176 030 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/msingitalks/message