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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.

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

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