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MicrobeWorld's Meet the Scientist Podcast: Episodes

To mark the celebration of Microbeworld's 50th episode of the Meet the Scientist podcast, we created a time lapse video that shows exactly what it takes to produce a single episode of the show.

We hope you enjoy this behind the scenes look and we thank you for listening week after week. Cheers, to another ...
<p>To mark the celebration of Microbeworld's 50th episode of the Meet the Scientist podcast, we created a time lapse video that shows exactly what it takes to produce a single episode of the show.<br /><br />We hope you enjoy this behind the scenes look and we thank you for listening week after week. ...
In this podcast, I talk to R. Ford Denison of the University of Minnesota.

Denison is an evolutionary biologist who's interested in how to make agriculture better. The ways in which plants thrive or fail are shaped by their evolutionary history, as well as the evolution that unfolds every planting ...
<p>In this podcast, I talk to <a href="http://www.cbs.umn.edu/eeb/faculty/DenisonRFord/" target="_blank">R. Ford Denison</a> of the University of Minnesota. Denison is an evolutionary biologist who's interested in how to make agriculture better. The ways in which plants thrive or fail are shaped ...
In this podcast, I talk with Irwin Sherman, professor emeritus at the University of California at Riverside, about the century-long quest for a vaccine against malaria.

Scientists have been trying to make a vaccine for the disease almost since the discovery of the parasite that causes malaria. Yet ...
<p>In this podcast, I talk with Irwin Sherman, professor emeritus at the University of California at Riverside, about the century-long quest for a vaccine against malaria.</p>
<p>Scientists have been trying to make a vaccine for the disease almost since the discovery of the parasite that causes ...
In this podcast I talk to Keith Klugman, William H. Foege Chair of Global Health at Emory University.

Dr. Klugman studies the disease that is the number one killer of children worldwide. If you guessed malaria or AIDS, you’d be wrong. It’s pneumonia. Two million children under five die every year ...
<p><span>In this podcast I talk to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/KKLUGMA" target="_blank">Keith Klugman</a>, William H. Foege Chair of Global Health at Emory University. </span></p>
<p><span>Dr. Klugman studies the disease that is the number one killer of children worldwide. If you ...
Dr. Peter Daszak is a disease ecologist and President of the Wildlife Trust, an international organization of scientists dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity. He is a leader in the field of conservation medicine and is well known for uncovering the wildlife origin of the SARS virus. Dr. Daszak ...
<p><a href="http://www.wildlifetrust.org/about/experts/9-daszak" target="_blank">Dr. Peter Daszak</a> is a disease ecologist and President of the <a href="http://www.wildlifetrust.org/" target="_blank">Wildlife Trust</a>, an international organization of scientists dedicated to the conservation of ...
In this podcast I talk to Curtis Suttle, a professor and associate dean at the University of British Columbia.

Suttle studies the diversity and population of viruses across the entire planet. He has helped show that viruses are by far the most common life forms on the planet. They also contain most ...
<p>In this podcast I talk to Curtis Suttle, a professor and associate dean at the University of British Columbia.Suttle studies the diversity and population of viruses across the entire planet. He has helped show that viruses are by far the most common life forms on the planet. They&nbsp;also contain ...
In this podcast, I talk to James Collins, an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a professor at Boston University. 

Ten years ago Collins helped launch a new kind of science called synthetic biology. I talked to Collins about the achievements of synthetic biology over the past ...
<p><span>In this podcast, I talk to <a href="http://www.hhmi.org/news/collins_bio.html" target="_blank">James Collins</a>, an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a professor at Boston University. </span></p>
<p><span>Ten years ago Collins helped launch a new kind of science called ...
In this episode, I talk to Michael Worobey, an associate professor at the University of Arizona.

Worobey is virus detective, gathering clues about how some of the world's deadliest pathogens have emerged and spread across the globe. Worobey and I talked about the harrowing journeys he has made in search ...
<p>In this episode, I talk to <a href="http://eebweb.arizona.edu/Faculty/Bios/worobey.html" target="_blank">Michael Worobey</a>, an associate professor at the University of Arizona.</p>
<p>Worobey is virus detective, gathering clues about how some of the world's deadliest pathogens have emerged and ...
In this episode, I speak to Rob Knight, an assistant professor at the University of Coloradio at Boulder.

Knight studies our inner ecology: the 100 trillion microbes that grow in and on our bodies. Knight explained how hundreds of species can coexist on the palm of your hand, how bacteria manipulate ...
<p>In this episode, I speak to <a title="Rob Knight Faculty Page" href="http://www.colorado.edu/chem/people/knightr.html" target="_blank">Rob Knight</a>, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado, Boulder.</p>
<p>Knight studies our inner ecology: ...
<p>In this episode I speak to <a title="Julian Davies Faculty Page" href="http://www.microbiology.ubc.ca/davies" target="_blank">Julian Davies</a>, professor emeritus in the Department of Microbiology &amp; Immunology at the University of British Columbia.</p>
<p>Dr. Davies is one of the world's experts ...
<p>In this episode I speak to <a title="Penny Chisholm" href="http://chisholmlab.mit.edu/people/chisholm.html">Sallie "Penny" Chisholm</a>, the&nbsp;Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies at MIT.&nbsp;Dr. Chisholm studies photosynthesis&mdash;the way life harnesses the energy ...
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