Marine biotechnology



Guests: Dr. Deb Mosca, CEO, and Dr. Roy Carter, Senior Director, Development, Marine Bio-technologies Center on Innovation (MBCOI), Wilmington, NC
Topics:
Marine biotechnology, MBCOI history and programs


Marine Bio-technologies Center of Innovation

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo May 21, 2014

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Dr. Deb Mosca

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Dr. Roy Carter

Duke MA in Bioethics and Science Policy

Guest: Dr. Misha Angrist, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy (IGSP), Duke University
Topics: New Master of Arts in Bioethics and Science Policy degree program (Duke), 23andMe, the $1000 genome, orphan drugs, impending split of the IGSP into three centers

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Dr. Misha Angrist

 

Duke MA in Bioethics & Science Policy program

Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy (IGSP)

Misha’s IGSP faculty page

“Here Is a Human Being: At the Dawn of Personal Genomics” by Misha Angrist (Amazon page)

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo May 7, 2014

Gut microbiome and diet

Guest: Dr. Lawrence David, Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University
Topics: Diet and the human gut microbiome, human-associated microbial ecosystems, cholera infections and gut microbial communities, genomics of the microbiome

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Dr. Lawrence David

the david lab @ duke university

“Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome” Nature 2013

“Extreme Diets Can Quickly Alter Gut Bacteria” Science Now, 2013

“An Extreme Self-Study” Story Collider podcast, 2012

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo April 30, 2014

Ricin-free Castor Beans and Oil

Guest: Dr. Don Walters, President, Nova Synthetix
Topics: Development of ricin-free castor beans, uses of castor oil, start-up ag biotech

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Dr. Don Walters

Nova Synthetix

“Taming the dangerous – yet beautiful and profitable – castor bean plant” Charlotte Observer

Precision Biosciences

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo April 23, 2014

Research Triangle Park: Past, Present and Future

Guest: Bob Geolas, President and CEO, Research Triangle Park Foundation
Topics: Past, present and future of Research Triangle Park

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Bob Geolas

Research Triangle Park

“The RTP asks: What great things can we do together?” Fidelity Investment Speaker Series speech by Bob at NCSU, January 27, 2014

ID8Nation special issue on the Research Triangle

The RTP Blog: Bob Geolas

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo April 2, 2014

Impact of Climate Change on Farms and Forests

Guest: Dr. Steven McNulty, research ecologist, US Forest Service; director, USDA Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH)
Topics: Impact of climate change on forests and agriculture in the Southeast, SERCH, Steve’s research in landscape scale modeling

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Dr. Steven McNulty

SERCH

USDA Regional Climate Hubs

USDA Forest Service Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center (EFETAC)

“What We Know”, AAAS report on climate change, March 2014

“Climate Change: Evidence and Causes”, Royal Society/National Academy of Sciences report on climate change, February 2014

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo March 19, 2014

Quintiles and CROs

Guest: Dr. Raymond Huml, Executive Director of Strategic Drug Development and Head of Global Biosimilars Strategic Planning, Quintiles, Inc.
Topics: Quintiles, regulatory affairs, pharmaceutical due diligence, evolving business models in pharma and CROs, biosimilars

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Dr. Raymond Huml

Quintiles

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo March 12, 2014

RENCI and the National Consortium for Data Science

Guest: Dr. Stan Ahalt, director, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), Chapel Hill
Topics: RENCI, National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), iRODS (Integrated Rule-Oriented Data System)

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Dr. Stan Ahalt

RENCI

NCDS

iRODS Consortium

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo January 8, 2014

Gastrointestinal Endocrinology Research

Guest: Dr. Pauline Kay Lund, Sarah Graham Kenan professor of cell & molecular physiology, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology, UNC School of Medicine
Topics: Intestinal stem cells, intestinal epithelium, suppression of cytokine signaling (SOCS), fibrosis in regenerative medicine, microbiome, gut inflammation

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Dr. Pauline Kay Lund

Kay’s Department of Cell Biology & Physiology faculty page

Lund Lab research

UNC Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo December 4, 2013

Sequencing Newborns’ Genomes

Guest: Dr. Cynthia Powell, Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, Chief of the Division of Genetics and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine
Topics: Newborn genomic screening research; ethical, legal and social issues; informed consent; whole exome sequencing; fetal DNA screening

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Dr. Cynthia Powell

“UNC Partners with NIH to Explore Genomic Testing for Newborns”

NC Children’s Hospital Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism Division

Cyndi’s faculty page at Carolina Center for Genome Sciences

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo November 27, 2013