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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 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.

October 4, 2007

NOVEL STRATEGY FOR TREATMENT OF HIV AND OTHER VIRAL INFECTIONS

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Stephen Becker, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Koronis Pharmaceuticals

September 27, 2007

UNIVERSITY-BASED CONTRACT MANUFACTURING ORGANIZATIONS: HOW TO SUCCEED IN A VERY COMPETITIVE MARKET

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Michael Meagher, Ph.D., Donald F. and Mildred T. Othmer Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Director, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Biological Process Development Facility

September 20, 2007

NEW MECHANISM TO EXPLAIN MEMORY LOSS IN ALZHEIMER'S

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Dr. Lennart Mucke from the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease.

September 13, 2007

RISK-REDUCED BIOTECH BUSINESS MODELS

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Bob More, Domain Associates, Ted Schroeder, Cadence Pharmaceuticals, and Steve Kelly, Innovive Pharmaceuticals

September 6, 2007

NANOPARTICLE-BASED DRUG DELIVERY AND THERAPY

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Alan Crane, CEO, Tempo Pharmaceuticals

August 30, 2007

TAKING THE RISK OUT OF CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Kenneth Carter, Ph.D., President and CEO, Avalon Pharmaceuticals