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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.

January 15, 2009

NOVEL GLIOBLASTOMA MOUSE MODEL

- Interview with Inder Verma, Ph.D., Professor, Laboratory of Genetics, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

January 8, 2009

NOVEL METHOD FOR DETECTING REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES

- Inteview with Niren Murthy, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Laboratory for Biomaterials and Molecular Imaging, and Assistant Professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University

December 24, 2008

X FILES OF BIOLOGY - LARGE-SCALE GENE SILENCING MYSTERY SOLVED

- Interview with Craig Pikaard, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis

December 18, 2008

ENZYME DISCOVERY MAY LEAD TO IMPROVED HEART AND STROKE THERAPIES

- Interview with Peter Davies, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Biology, and Canada Research Chair in Protein, Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontarion, Canada

December 11, 2008

NOVEL CANCER THERAPY MAY ARISE FROM DWARF POPULATION STUDY

- Interview with Valter D. Longo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Gerontology and Alzheimer's Research, Biological Sciences, College of Letters Arts & Sciences, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California

December 4, 2008

ARTIFICIAL CELLS FOR MEDICAL IMPLANTS

- Interview with David LaVan, Ph.D., Project Leader, Functional Properties Group, Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology

November 26, 2008

CANCER-KILLING COMPOUND DEVELOPED FROM SALAD PLANT

- Interview with Tomikazu Sasaki Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Washington, and Co-Founder of Artemisia Biomedical, Inc.

November 20, 2008

ANTIBODY FIGHTS FAT

- Interview with Kim Janda, Ph.D., Ely R. Callaway, Jr. Professor of Chemistry, Member of The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, and Director of the Worm Institute of Research and Medicine, Scripps Research Institute

November 13, 2008

DISCOVERING DRUGS AND BIOFUELS IN TROPICAL SEAS

- Margo Haygood, Ph.D., Professor of Marine and Biomolecular Systems, Environmental and Biomolecular Systems Division, Department of Science and Engineering, Oregon Health & Science University

November 6, 2008

MICROSIZING GENETICS TESTING

- Interview with James Landers, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Virginia

October 30, 2008

GENE THERAPY RESTORES VISION TO BLIND MICE

- Interview with Richard Masland, PhD, Director, Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

October 23, 2008

PROMISING NEW TREATMENT FOR ALCOHOLISM

- Interview with Selena Bartlett, Ph.D., Director, Preclinical Development Group, Gallo Research Center, University of California-San Francisco

October 15, 2008

CLEAR GENETIC LINK BETWEEN IMMUNE AND NERVOUS SYSTEMS ESTABLISHED

- Interview with Alejandro Aballay, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical School

October 9, 2008

NANOPARTICLE TROJAN HORSE MOLECULAR DELIVERY SYSTEM

- Interview with Dr. Ian Larson, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics and Formulation Science, Monash University

October 2, 2008

PROMISING ADVANCE IN THE BATTLE AGAINST BIRD FLU AND INFLUENZA EPIDEMICS

- Interview with Robert Krug, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology at the University of Texas at Austin

September 25, 2008

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON BIOTECH/PHARMA DEALS

- Martina Molsbergen, VP, Business Development, Crucell; Barbara Yanni, Chief Licensing Officer, Merck & Co.; David Colpman, Senior VP, Business Development, Shire Pharmaceuticals; and Joern-Peter Halle, Head, Early-Stage Licensing, Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA

September 18, 2008

MAKING NEW YORK CITY A BIO-MECCA

- Lenzie Harcum, Vice President of Business Development in Biosciences at the New York City Economic Development Corporation, and Bill Fair, Managing Director at Alexandria Real Estate Equities

September 11, 2008

SINGLE miRNA MOLECULE CONTROLS BLOOD VESSEL DEVELOPMENT

- Interview with Jason Fish, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow in the Laboratory of Deepak Srivastava at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease

September 4, 2008

IMPROVING CANCER THERAPY BY FINDING THE ORIGINAL NORMAL CELL

- Interview with Robert Wechsler-Reya, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University Medical Center

August 28, 2008

MICROORGANISMS ATTACK THE WORLD'S ENERGY CRISIS

- Interview with Bruce Rittmann, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University