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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.

June 28, 2011

A New Tool for Personal Genomics

Gholson Lyon, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Principal Investigator, Center for Applied Genomics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

June 8, 2011

Protein Misfolding and Human Disease

Benjamin Schuler, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry, University of Zurich

May 11, 2011

Exploring Biotech’s Past and Predicting Its Future with G. Steven Burrill

G. Steven Burrill, CEO, Burrill & Company

April 29, 2011

Polarized Light Reveals Insights on Proteomics

Sandy M. Simon, Ph.D., Professor, Laboratory of Cellular Biophysics, The Rockefeller University

April 6, 2011

New Nanoparticles for Biomedical Testing

Dr. Jessica Winter, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Ohio State University

March 10, 2011

Drug Repositioning as a Viable Business Model

Aris Persidis, Ph.D., President, Biovista

February 22, 2011

Nonsuppressive Drug Therapy for HIV

Mark G. Fromhold, Ph.D., Vice President, Manufacturing & Business Development, Koronis Pharmaceuticals

February 7, 2011

Creating and Using Plastic Antibodies

Kenneth J. Shea, Ph.D., Professor, Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences, University of California, Irvine

January 21, 2011

Presidential Commission’s Report on Synthetic Biology

Drew Endy is an assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University. He earned a BS and MS in civil and environmental engineering, respectively, from Lehigh University and a Ph.D. in biochemical engineering from Dartmouth College.

January 10, 2011

Photograph 51: A Play about Rosalind Franklin

Anna Ziegler, an award-winning playwright, wrote Photograph 51, which looks at Rosalind Franklin’s essential role in the discovery of the double helix.

December 8, 2010

Novel Technique Developed for Screening Proteins

Benjamin F. Cravatt III, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

November 17, 2010

New Finding on Immune System Control of HIV Infections

Robin Hardwicke, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston.

October 28, 2010

Tissue-Engineered Tumor Models

Marylou Ingram, M.D., Senior Research Scientist, and Director, In Vitro Systems/Tissue Engineering, Huntington Medical Research Institutes, Pasadena, CA

October 1, 2010

Protecting the Body’s Tissues After DNA Damage

Michael B. Kastan, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

September 2, 2010

Stapled Peptides Making Progress

Gregory L. Verdine, Ph.D., Harvard College Professor and Erving Professor of Chemistry, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Harvard University, and Founder and Co-Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, Aileron Therapeutics

August 20, 2010

BIOBANKING TRENDS, CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES

Donat Elsener, Founder, Innoco GmbH, and Director of Business Development, Hamilton Storage Technologies

August 2, 2010

PROTEIN IMPORTANT IN DIABETES FOUND TO PLAY ROLE IN OTHER DISEASES

Struan Grant, Ph.D., is Associate Director of the Center for Applied Genomics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

July 16, 2010

NOVEL RETRIEVAL METHOD FOR STUDYING CANCER PROTEINS

Interview with W. Andy Tao, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Analytical Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Purdue University

July 2, 2010

PREDICTING THE RISK FOR HYPERTENSION

Interview with TanYa Gwathmey, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Research Associate, Hypertension and Vascular Research Center, Hypertension Core Laboratory, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

June 14, 2010

GRANDRx—Mission, Goals, and Challenges

Interview with Patrick Terry, Acting CEO of the Grand Therapeutics Foundation, and Christopher Austin, M.D., Director of the NIH Chemical Genomics Center, and Member, Editorial Board, ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies.