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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.

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

September 10, 2009

GENETIC LINK FOUND BETWEEN REPTILE AND HUMAN HEART EVOLUTION

- Interview with Benoit Bruneau, Ph.D., Associate Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of California-San Francisco

September 3, 2009

GENE TARGETING IN HUMAN EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS

- Interview with Dirk Hockemeyer, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA

August 27, 2009

NEW CRITICAL INSIGHTS ON APOPTOSIS

- Interview with Marion MacFarlane, Ph.D., Group Leader, Receptor-mediated Signaling and Cell Death Program, Toxicology Unit, Medical Research Council, University of Leicester, U.K.

August 20, 2009

A POWERFUL, NEW TOOL FOR DNA RESEARCH

- Interview with Scott Silverman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

August 13, 2009

MOLECULE FOR REGULATING HEART SIZE DISCOVERED

- Interview with Michael Tsang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

August 6, 2009

GENE EVOLUTION PROCESS DISCOVERED

- Interview with Ian Wood, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Institute of Membrane and Systems Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds

July 30, 2009

REFLECTIONS ON BIOTECH WITH NOBEL LAUREATE DR. PHILLIP SHARP

- Interview with Phillip Sharp, Ph.D., Professor, David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

July 23, 2009

A SYSTEMS BIOLOGY VIEW OF CANCER

- Interview with Reinhard Laubenbacher, Ph.D., Professor, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Wake Forest University

July 16, 2009

DELIVERING CELLS INTRANASALLY TO THE BRAIN

- Interview with William Frey, Co-Director, Alzheimer's Research Center, Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN, and Professor, Oral Biology and Pharmaceutics, University of Minnesota

July 9, 2009

NOVEL BIOMARKER FOR AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

- Interview with Jayakrishna Ambati, M.D., Professor of Physiology and Professor and Vice Chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Kentucky

July 2, 2009

WHY JUNK DNA IS NOT TRASH

- Inteview with Kevin Verstrepen, Ph.D., Group Leader, Laboratory of Systems Biology, Flanders Institute for Biotechnology, and Associate Professor, Biological Engineering, Catholic University of Leuven

June 25, 2009

ALUMINUM OXIDE NANOPORE FOR DNA ANALYSIS

- Interview with Bala Murali Venkatesan, Fourth-Year Graduate Student, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

June 18, 2009

THREE-D MODEL OF CRITICAL H1N1 PROTEIN

- Interview with Sebastian Maurer-Stroh, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Bioinformatics Institute, Biopolis, Singapore

June 11, 2009

ANTIVIRAL RESPONSE LINKED TO KEY IMMUNE SYSTEM PROTEIN

- Interview with Allan Zajac, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

June 4, 2009

THE IMPACT OF DISEASE ON HUMAN EVOLUTION

- Interview with Marleen Zuk, Ph.D., Professor of Biology at the University of California-Riverside

May 28, 2009

EARLY ALZHEIMER'S DIAGNOSIS AND POTENTIAL THERAPIES

- Interview with Hemant K. Paudel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, and Project Director, Bloomfield Center for Research in Aging, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, The Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital

May 21, 2009

NEW GENETIC CLUES TO BLOOD PRESSURE REGULATION

- Interview with Daniel Levy, M.D., Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study and Professor of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine