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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 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

August 23, 2007

TURNING MICE INTO HUMAN LIVER CELL FACTORIES

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling talks to Markus Grompe, M.D., professor of molecular and medical genetics, and pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine

August 16, 2007

KEY LEGAL AND REGULATORY ISSUES FACING THE GLOBAL BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Robert Bohrer, J.D., LL.M, Professor of Law at California Western School of Law and Executive Editor of Biotechnology Law Report (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., Publishers), on key biotechnology legal and regulatory issues.

August 9, 2007

THE FDA'S TASK FORCE REPORT ON NANOTECHNOLOGY

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief John Sterling interviews Richard Canady, Ph.D., DABT, Senior Health Scientist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, about the FDA’s Task Force Report on Nanotechnology

August 2, 2007

INDIVIDUALIZED CANCER THERAPY

- GEN's Editor-in-Chief, John Sterling, interviews Dr. Robert Nagourney, Medical and Laboratory Director at Rational Therapeutics, about individualizing cancer therapies for patients.

July 26, 2007

NEXT GENERATION OF DNA AND RNA MICROARRAYS

- John Sterling, Editor-in-Chief of GEN, interviews Claude Gagne, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Life Sciences, New York Institute of Technology School of Health Professions, Behavioral, and Life Sciences

July 19, 2007

THE USE OF ANIMAL MODELS IN BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH

- GEN’s Editor-in-Chief, John Sterling, interviews Cheryl Marks, Ph.D., associate director of the division of cancer biology at the National Cancer Institute and program director of the Mouse Models of Human Cancers Consortium.