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The Sounds of Science podcast is brought to you by GEN. Listen as members of the editorial team—Editor-in-Chief John Sterling, Technical Editor Jeff Buguliskis, and Senior News Editor Alex Philippidis—showcase innovative research, new initiatives, and important policy by interviewing thought-leaders, eminent life-science researchers, and company leaders. These short, but informative podcasts will keep you up-to-date with the latest and most important life science advances.

April 12, 2007

HUMAN EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH

GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews William Caldwell, CEO of Advanced Cell Technology.

April 5, 2007

DARWINIAN MEDICINE

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Sharon Moalem, Ph.D., from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

March 29, 2007

TEN YEARS AFTER DOLLY: WHERE ARE WE?

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief Interviews Ian Wilmut, Ph.D., Director, Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh, and Editor-in-Chief of Cloning & Stem Cells.

March 22, 2007

RNAi TECHNOLOGY

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Richard Jorgensen, Ph.D., from the University of Arizona

March 1, 2007

IMPROVING PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTIVITY

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling talks with Charles T. Gombar, Ph.D. from Wyeth Research.

February 22, 2007

qPCR AND LATE-PCR, AN ADVANCED TECHNIQUE FOR DNA AMPLIFICATION

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Lawrence Wangh, Ph.D., from Brandeis University

February 15, 2007

THE INVENTOR OF PCR

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews the Nobel Prize winning inventor of PCR, Dr. Kary Mullis.

February 8, 2007

qPCR APPLICATIONS IN SYSTEMS BIOLOGY AND GENE EXPRESSION RESEARCH

GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling talks with John Quackenbush, Ph.D., from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

February 1, 2007

PROBE-BASED, REAL-TIME QUANTITATIVE PCR ASSAY DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Gregory L. Shipley, Ph.D., Director, Quantitative Genomics Core Laboratory, The University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston.

January 25, 2007

MUSLIM WOMEN IN SCIENCE

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling talks with Jo Handelsman, Ph.D., from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

January 18, 2007

ASSESSING THE POTENTIAL RISKS OF NANOTECHNOLOGY

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling talks with Dr Andrew Maynard, Chief Science Advisor to the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies.

January 11, 2007

RACE-BASED MEDICINE: REALITY OR AN ILLUSION?

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling talks with Dr. Joseph Graves Jr. from North Carolina A&T State University.

December 28, 2006

2D ELECTROPHORESIS OF NUCLEIC ACIDS FOR BIOMARKER DISCOVERY, QUALITY CONTROL, AND VALIDATION

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling talks with Jon J. Jonsson, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Iceland.

December 7, 2006

GOVERNMENT CONTROL OF SCIENCE--THE SLIPPERY SLOPE, PART II.

Price Controls of Drugs and the Potential Impact on the Biotechand Pharma Industry - GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling talks with Dr. Elizabeth Whelan , President of the American Council on Science and Health about this controversial topic.

November 30, 2006

Collaborations between Academia and Industry: A Conflict of Interest? Are they at Risk?

- John Sterling's guest is Dr. Thomas Stossel of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

November 22, 2006

Dr. Richard Young from MIT

talks with GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling about transcriptional regulatory circuitry.

November 16, 2006

Dr. Diane Esposito from the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

talks with GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling about microarrays in cancer research

November 9, 2006

Dr. Ryan Gill from the University of Colorado

talks with GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling about New Tools and Applications for Directed Genome Evolution

November 2, 2006

Seth Crosby, M.D., from the Washington University School of Medicine

talks with GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling about Microarray Technology and future trends in Microarray research

October 26, 2006

Dennis O'Rourke, PhD

talks with GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling about Anthropological Genetics: Its impact on human population studies and its potential influence on drug development.