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Pyrosequencing and Influenza Antiviral Resistance - Ep. 164

Steve Marshall, Research Epidemiologist, Communicable Disease Division, Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene

Steve Marshall, a research epidemiologist at the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene, talks about influenza, the different strains, how the virus operates and the efficacy of antivirals. He discusses the research being done with pyrosequencing as a method to detect the existence of antivirals.

Take Two Onions and Call Me in The Morning: The Roles of...

Irwin Goldman, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, UW-Madison

Learn about the dual use of food and the health values of natural foods in comparison to pharmaceutical drugs. Irwin Goldman talks about studies that have been done to test the health benefits of onions and garlic, and discusses how different cultures, currently and historically, use plants for medicinal purposes.

Cell Therapies & Transplantation - Ep. 161

Jon Odorico, MD, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, UW-Madison

Jon Odorico talks about the research the University of Wisconsin is doing in the field of stem cell therapies for treatment of diabetes and transplantation. He discusses where the university is currently in the field, and the ethical issues with regard to stem cells.

Exploring the Nanoworld - Ep. 154

Katie Cadwell, Postdoctoral Fellow, MRSEC, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, UW-Madison

Together Kimberly Duncan and Katie Cadwell discuss nanotechnology, what is does for us, and where we can find it in our day-to-day lives.

Cardiac Stem Cells and Heart Disease - Ep. 159

Gary Lyons, Professor, Department of Anatomy, UW-Madison

Professor Gary Lyons speaks about the heart and his research on stem cells. He tells how they might be useful in current studies and the future possibilities for using stem cells to regenerate the heart.

Sharing The World of Science with Wisconsin and Sharing...

Larry Meiller, UW-Madison Emeritus Professor and Wisconsin Public Radio host
Steve Paulson, Executive Producer of "To the Best of Our Knowledge", Life Sciences Communication & WHA Radio

Larry Meiller talks about his radio show which discusses environmental issues and how-to's topics. Steve Paulson tells of being an interviewer for "To the Best of Our Knowledge", TTBOOK.

Plastic Surgery Training in Nicaragua - Ep. 179

Delora Mount, MD, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, UW-Madison

Delora Mount speaks about her experience with UW Division of Plastic Surgery and the international survey trips they have done.

H5N1 Avian Flu and Swine Influenza - Ep. 146

Allen Bateman and Christina Carlson

Christina Carlson talks about human infections due to avian viruses. Allen Bateman speaks about swin influenza. They work together at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the cell and molecular bilogy training program.

The Science of Chaos - Ep. 145

Clint Sprott, Professor, Department of Physics, UW-Madison

Learn about the science of chaos as Clint Sprott, a professor at UW-Madison, demonstrates and explains what chaos is all about, and why some people are devoting their careers to it.

New Uses in Research and Outreach for the UW Zoology...

Laura Halverson, Registrar, Zoology Museum, UW-Madison

Laura Halverson from the Zoology Museum at the University of Wisconsin-Madison gives a virtual tour of the museum.

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