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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.

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.

May 14, 2010

STUDYING PROTEIN FOLDING AND DYNAMICS IN LIVING CELLS

-Interview with Martin Gruebele, Ph.D., James R. Eiszner Professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

April 16, 2010

STEM CELL THERAPY HALTS ACUTE LUNG DAMAGE IN MICE

- Interview with Rick A. Wetsel, Ph.D., Director of the Laboratory for Developmental Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

April 2, 2010

BIOTECHNOLOGY IN SPAIN

- Interview with José María Fernández Sousa-Faro, Ph.D., President of the Spanish Association of Bioenterprises (ASEBIO), and Chairman of the Zeltia Group

March 19, 2010

THE BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ORGANIZATION'S ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

- Interview with James Greenwood, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization

February 19, 2010

WATER-WISE PLANTS FOR A WORLD GROWING WARMER

- Interview with Julian Schroeder, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, University of California, San Diego

January 15, 2010

NEW PROGNOSTIC GENETIC TEST FOR ADOLESCENT SCOLIOSIS

- Interview with Dr. Baron Lonner, director of Scoliosis and Spine Associates

December 31, 2009

FIRST USE OF NANOSENSORS TO MEASURE CANCER BIOMARKERS IN BLOOD

- Interview with Mark Reed, Ph.D., Harold Hodgkinson Chair of Engineering and Applied Science, Yale University, and Associate Director of the Yale Institute for Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering

December 17, 2009

"KITCHEN CHEMISTRY" FOR COMPLEX PHARMACEUTICAL SYNTHESIS

- Interview with Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Scripps Research Institute

December 3, 2009

HERBAL THERAPY FOR ACETAMINOPHEN-RELATED LIVER DAMAGE

- Interview with Dr. Gary Peltz, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Anesthesia Department, Stanford University School of Medicine

November 19, 2009

(BIO) BANKING IN LUXEMBOURG

- Interview with Robert Hewitt, Ph.D., CEO, Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg, and European Editor, Biopreservation and Biobanking (published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.)

November 5, 2009

NANOTECHNOLOGISTS CREATE ARTIFICIAL PORE

- Interview with Peixuan Guo, Ph.D., Director of the NIH Nanomedicine Development Center at the University of Cincinnati, Endowed Chair, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering

October 22, 2009

MITOCHONDRIAL GENE DEFECTS AND DISORDERS

- Interview with Marni J. Falk, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Human Genetics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

October 8, 2009

BIOMOLECULAR COMPUTATION

- Interview with Erik Winfree, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Computer Science, Computation and Neural Systems, and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology

October 1, 2009

NOVEL NANOCATALYST FOR PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING

- Inteview with Eugene Zubarev, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Rice University

September 24, 2009

MONITORING EARLY SIGNS OF OXIDATIVE STRESS IN CANCER

- Interview with Kate Carroll, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, and Research Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan

September 17, 2009

NANOGAP SENSOR FOR SPEEDING UP DNA DETECTION

- Interview with Zhiqiang Gao, Ph.D., Group Leader, Biosensors and Biodevices Group, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore