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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.

February 22, 2011

Nonsuppressive Drug Therapy for HIV

Mark G. Fromhold, Ph.D., Vice President, Manufacturing & Business Development, Koronis Pharmaceuticals

February 7, 2011

Creating and Using Plastic Antibodies

Kenneth J. Shea, Ph.D., Professor, Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences, University of California, Irvine

January 21, 2011

Presidential Commission’s Report on Synthetic Biology

Drew Endy is an assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University. He earned a BS and MS in civil and environmental engineering, respectively, from Lehigh University and a Ph.D. in biochemical engineering from Dartmouth College.

January 10, 2011

Photograph 51: A Play about Rosalind Franklin

Anna Ziegler, an award-winning playwright, wrote Photograph 51, which looks at Rosalind Franklin’s essential role in the discovery of the double helix.

December 8, 2010

Novel Technique Developed for Screening Proteins

Benjamin F. Cravatt III, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

November 17, 2010

New Finding on Immune System Control of HIV Infections

Robin Hardwicke, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston.

October 28, 2010

Tissue-Engineered Tumor Models

Marylou Ingram, M.D., Senior Research Scientist, and Director, In Vitro Systems/Tissue Engineering, Huntington Medical Research Institutes, Pasadena, CA

October 1, 2010

Protecting the Body’s Tissues After DNA Damage

Michael B. Kastan, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

September 2, 2010

Stapled Peptides Making Progress

Gregory L. Verdine, Ph.D., Harvard College Professor and Erving Professor of Chemistry, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Harvard University, and Founder and Co-Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, Aileron Therapeutics

August 20, 2010

BIOBANKING TRENDS, CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES

Donat Elsener, Founder, Innoco GmbH, and Director of Business Development, Hamilton Storage Technologies

August 2, 2010

PROTEIN IMPORTANT IN DIABETES FOUND TO PLAY ROLE IN OTHER DISEASES

Struan Grant, Ph.D., is Associate Director of the Center for Applied Genomics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

July 16, 2010

NOVEL RETRIEVAL METHOD FOR STUDYING CANCER PROTEINS

Interview with W. Andy Tao, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Analytical Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Purdue University

July 2, 2010

PREDICTING THE RISK FOR HYPERTENSION

Interview with TanYa Gwathmey, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Research Associate, Hypertension and Vascular Research Center, Hypertension Core Laboratory, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

June 14, 2010

GRANDRx—Mission, Goals, and Challenges

Interview with Patrick Terry, Acting CEO of the Grand Therapeutics Foundation, and Christopher Austin, M.D., Director of the NIH Chemical Genomics Center, and Member, Editorial Board, ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies.

May 14, 2010

STUDYING PROTEIN FOLDING AND DYNAMICS IN LIVING CELLS

-Interview with Martin Gruebele, Ph.D., James R. Eiszner Professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

April 16, 2010

STEM CELL THERAPY HALTS ACUTE LUNG DAMAGE IN MICE

- Interview with Rick A. Wetsel, Ph.D., Director of the Laboratory for Developmental Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

April 2, 2010

BIOTECHNOLOGY IN SPAIN

- Interview with José María Fernández Sousa-Faro, Ph.D., President of the Spanish Association of Bioenterprises (ASEBIO), and Chairman of the Zeltia Group

March 19, 2010

THE BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ORGANIZATION'S ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

- Interview with James Greenwood, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization

February 19, 2010

WATER-WISE PLANTS FOR A WORLD GROWING WARMER

- Interview with Julian Schroeder, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, University of California, San Diego

January 15, 2010

NEW PROGNOSTIC GENETIC TEST FOR ADOLESCENT SCOLIOSIS

- Interview with Dr. Baron Lonner, director of Scoliosis and Spine Associates