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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.

February 28, 2008

VENTURE CAPITAL TRENDS FOR 2008

- Interview with Brian Hughes and Packy Kelly, co-leaders of KPMG’s venture capital practice.

February 21, 2008

IDENTIFICATION OF A HEART ATTACK RESPONSE AND CARDIAC DAMAGE GENE

- Interview with Richard Bucala, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Pathology, Epidemiology, and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine

February 14, 2008

NEW CELLULAR RECEPTOR FOR HIV

- Interview with Anthony Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health, and Chief of NIAID’s Laboratory of Immunoregulation.

February 7, 2008

CHEMICAL BUFFER BREAKTHROUGH

- Interview with Yi Lu, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, and Nathan Sieracki, Graduate Student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

January 31, 2008

FRUIT FLY DISCOVERY MAY HELP IN CANCER PREVENTION

- Interview with Dirk Bohmann, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, Department of Biomedical Genetics, University of Rochester Medical Center

January 24, 2008

RESEARCHERS CREATE BEATING HEART IN THE LABORATORY

- Interview with Doris Taylor, Ph.D., Director of the University of Minnesota Center for Cardiovascular Repair and Medtronic Bakken Professor of Medicine and Physiology

January 18, 2008

KEY IMMUNE RESPONSE REGULATORY GENES IDENTIFIED

- Interview with Xiaojing Ma, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in Pediatrics, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Associate Director, Host Defenses Curriculum, Weill Cornell Medical College

January 10, 2008

NEW MODEL FOR PREDICTING THE MOLECULAR RESPONSE OF LIVING CELLS TO GENETIC OR ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

- Interview with Nitin Baliga, Ph.D., Associate Professor. Institute for Systems Biology

January 3, 2008

IS THERE MORE FUNCTIONAL DNA IN THE GENOME THAN WE THOUGHT

- Interview with Andrew McCallion, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

December 27, 2007

BIOGEN IDEC'S NOVEL INNOVATION INCUBATOR FACILITY

- Interview with Rainer Fuchs, Ph.D., Vice President and Executive Director of the Biogen Idec Innovation Incubator (bi3)

December 20, 2007

A NEW KIND OF DNA MODIFICATION IN BACTERIA

- Interview with Peter Dedon, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Toxicology and Biological Engineering, Associate Head-Department of Biological Engineering, Deputy Director-Center for Environmental, Health Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

December 13, 2007

CAN SCIENCE REALLY SLOW DOWN THE HUMAN AGING PROCESS?

- Interview with Michael Rose, Ph.D., Professor in Biological Sciences, University of California-Irvine, and Director of the Network for Experimental Research on Evolution, a University of California Multicampus Research Program

December 6, 2007

NOVEL APPROACH TO COMBATING HIV INFECTION

- Interview with Keith Garrison, Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow in UCSF's Division of Experimental Medicine

November 29, 2007

MEMBRANE SANDWICH ELECTROPORATION FOR GENE DELIVERY

- interview with L. James Lee, Ph.D., Helen C. Kurtz Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Ohio State University

November 21, 2007

NEW MODEL FOR INVESTIGATING PROTEIN FOLDING, PACKAGING, AND EXPORT FROM CELLS

- Interview with William Balch, Ph.D., and Evan Powers, Ph.D., from The Scripps Research Institute.

November 15, 2007

JUMPING GENES FOR SAFER GENE DELIVERY

- interview with Margy S. Lambert, Ph.D., Associate Biosafety Officer, Office of Biological Safety, Environment, Health and Safety Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

November 8, 2007

MAGNETICALLY DRIVEN NANOPARTICLE GENE DELIVERY

- Interview with Robert J. Levy, M.D., William J. Rashkind Chair of Pediatric Cardiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

November 1, 2007

RESTORING HEARING LOSS IN HUMANS THRU GENE DELIVERY

- Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Holt, associate professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia.

October 18, 2007

BIOTECHNOLOGY IN CHINA -- BEWARE!

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Dr. Peter Navarro from the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine, about the pitfalls of doing biotech R&D and manufacturing in China.

October 11, 2007

REVOLUTIONARY INSIGHT ON GENETIC VARIATION AMONG PEOPLE

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling talks to Michael Snyder, Ph.D., Cullman Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, at Yale University.