Rank #1: Fighting Coronavirus, Life on the Front Line
What's it like researching Coronavirus and other deadly biohazards, the future in the fight against this pandemic, and using light to control genetic expression all in this episode of Goggles Off....
Join me as I interview Dr. Eric Valois for a thrilling look into the life of a biochemist working with deadly pathogens. Dr. Valois also gives advice for young scientists, graduate students, and professionals alike as he describes his personal journey as a scientist.
Jun 23 2020
Rank #2: An Energy Evolution, Solar Power Reimagined
In this episode, I interview Dr. Brett Yurash as we discuss the latest advancements in solar energy, how light works, and the wonderful world of semiconductors. "We're talking solar panels that you can print out on reams of paper. You could make them transparent and line every window or surface on a skyscraper to power cities." -Dr. Yurash
How does a smart phone or the internet work? What is light and how can we use it to power cities? What does LED even stand for anyway?
Find the answers to these questions and more all on this episode of Goggles Off.
Jun 15 2020
Rank #3: Sick of It, the Future of Diagnostic Testing
In this episode I interview Gregory Jordan, a Research Associate for the biotechnology company Serimmune. Join us as we discuss Serimmune's efforts to map human immunity and Greg's personal journey as a scientist.
Jun 01 2020
Rank #4: They Live Among Us, Unlocking the Power of the Microbiome
In this episode I interview Dr. Sam Verbanic as we discuss the microbiome and its importance in human health. Trillions of microorganisms cover every inch of our body and are collectively referred to as the microbiome. Our microbiomes play a significant role in regulating our health as we have a symbiotic relationship with them, however many diseases arise when this symbiosis goes awry. Oh and did I mention the antibiotic homing missiles?
May 19 2020