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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 19, 2009

CORPORATE ROUNDTABLE ON HUMAN DNA VACCINES

- with panelists Avtar Dhillon, M.D., Joseph Kim, Ph.D., Michael Egan, Ph.D., Jeffrey Ulmer, Ph.D., Alan King, Ph.D., and Robert Bernard

February 12, 2009

CHARLES DARWIN AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF SCIENCE

- Interview with Francisco Ayala, Ph.D., University Professor and Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of California-Irvine

February 5, 2009

STEM CELL THERAPIES ON THE RISE

- Linda Powers, Cofounder and Managing Director of Toucan Capital, is interviewed by GEN's Editor in Chief, John Sterling

January 29, 2009

HOW HUMAN GENES ARE ILL-EQUIPPED FOR THE MODERN WORLD

- Interview with Gregory Gibson, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, The School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

January 22, 2009

NEW WAY OF LOOKING AT PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES

- Interview with Jean-Laurent Casanova, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Head of the Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, The Rockefeller University and Editor in Chief of a new peer-reviewed journal, Inborn Errors of Immunity

January 15, 2009

NOVEL GLIOBLASTOMA MOUSE MODEL

- Interview with Inder Verma, Ph.D., Professor, Laboratory of Genetics, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

January 8, 2009

NOVEL METHOD FOR DETECTING REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES

- Inteview with Niren Murthy, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Laboratory for Biomaterials and Molecular Imaging, and Assistant Professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University

December 24, 2008

X FILES OF BIOLOGY - LARGE-SCALE GENE SILENCING MYSTERY SOLVED

- Interview with Craig Pikaard, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis

December 18, 2008

ENZYME DISCOVERY MAY LEAD TO IMPROVED HEART AND STROKE THERAPIES

- Interview with Peter Davies, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Biology, and Canada Research Chair in Protein, Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontarion, Canada

December 11, 2008

NOVEL CANCER THERAPY MAY ARISE FROM DWARF POPULATION STUDY

- Interview with Valter D. Longo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Gerontology and Alzheimer's Research, Biological Sciences, College of Letters Arts & Sciences, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California

December 4, 2008

ARTIFICIAL CELLS FOR MEDICAL IMPLANTS

- Interview with David LaVan, Ph.D., Project Leader, Functional Properties Group, Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology

November 26, 2008

CANCER-KILLING COMPOUND DEVELOPED FROM SALAD PLANT

- Interview with Tomikazu Sasaki Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Washington, and Co-Founder of Artemisia Biomedical, Inc.

November 20, 2008

ANTIBODY FIGHTS FAT

- Interview with Kim Janda, Ph.D., Ely R. Callaway, Jr. Professor of Chemistry, Member of The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, and Director of the Worm Institute of Research and Medicine, Scripps Research Institute

November 13, 2008

DISCOVERING DRUGS AND BIOFUELS IN TROPICAL SEAS

- Margo Haygood, Ph.D., Professor of Marine and Biomolecular Systems, Environmental and Biomolecular Systems Division, Department of Science and Engineering, Oregon Health & Science University

November 6, 2008

MICROSIZING GENETICS TESTING

- Interview with James Landers, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Virginia

October 30, 2008

GENE THERAPY RESTORES VISION TO BLIND MICE

- Interview with Richard Masland, PhD, Director, Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

October 23, 2008

PROMISING NEW TREATMENT FOR ALCOHOLISM

- Interview with Selena Bartlett, Ph.D., Director, Preclinical Development Group, Gallo Research Center, University of California-San Francisco

October 15, 2008

CLEAR GENETIC LINK BETWEEN IMMUNE AND NERVOUS SYSTEMS ESTABLISHED

- Interview with Alejandro Aballay, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical School

October 9, 2008

NANOPARTICLE TROJAN HORSE MOLECULAR DELIVERY SYSTEM

- Interview with Dr. Ian Larson, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics and Formulation Science, Monash University

October 2, 2008

PROMISING ADVANCE IN THE BATTLE AGAINST BIRD FLU AND INFLUENZA EPIDEMICS

- Interview with Robert Krug, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology at the University of Texas at Austin