Duke Ecotoxicology

Guest: Dr. Richard Di Giulio, Professor of Environmental Toxicology, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University; Director, Duke Superfund Research Center (SRC); Director, Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program (ITEHP)
Topics: Use of fishes as models for research on impacts of environmental contaminants, linkages between human and ecological health, the effects of nanomaterials on vertebrate development, ecological impact of mountaintop removal mining, Duke SRC, ITEHP

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Dr. Richard Di Giulio

 

Di Giulio Lab – Duke Ecotoxicology

Duke Superfund Research Center (SRC)

Richard’s Nicholas School faculty page

Duke University’s Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program (ITEHP)

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo April 29, 2015

Cancer Immunotherapy

Guest: Dr. Melissa Price, VP of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs, Heat Biologics, Inc., Durham
Topics: Cancer immunotherapy, Heat Biologics, a clinical-stage company with two drug candidates in clinical trials, allogeneic versus autologous immunotherapy, Heat’s ImPACT platform (Immune Pan-Antigen Cytotoxic Therapy)

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Dr. Melissa Price

 

Heat Biologics, Inc.

“Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” streaming PBS documentary – Part 3, “Finding the Achilles Heel,” contains much content on cancer immunotherapy

Cancer Immunotherapy: SCIENCE magazine’s Breakthrough of the Year, 2013

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo April 22, 2015

Ocean Creature Optics

Guest: Dr. Sönke Johnsen, Professor of Biology, Duke University
Topics: Optics of biology, transparent ocean creatures, bioluminescence, camouflage

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Dr. Sönke Johnsen

The Johnsen Lab: Sensory Biology at Duke University

“A World of Creatures That Hide in the Open” New York Times, August, 18, 2014 article on Sönke’s work

“Sönke Johnsen Talks Underwater Camouflage and Vision” YouTube interview, 2013

The Optics of Life: A Biologist’s Guide to Light in Nature Sönke’s first book, Princeton University Press

Visual Ecology Sönke and colleagues, Princeton University Press

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo April 15, 2015

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