Friday, January 27, 2023

Sonification In Astronomy and the ACE2 Enzyme in Gut Health and Diabetic Retinopathy Prevention

Sarah Kane (University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA)

Dr. Maria Grant (University of Alabama at Birmingham - Birmingham, AL)

Sarah Kane, an undergraduate research assistant, at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, discusses efforts to turn scientific data into interpretive sound for educational and research contexts called sonification.

Dr. Maria Grant, Eivor and Alston Callahan Endowed Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, explains the role of the enzyme, ACE2, in gut health and the prevention of diabetic retinopathy.

1/29/2023 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, January 13, 2023

Muller Glia In Zebrafish For Retinal Regeneration and A Day In The Life A Blind Student


Dr. Soumitra Mitra (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI)

Dr. Soumitra Mitra, a postdoctoral fellow, at the University of Michigan Neuroscience Institute, discusses how Muller glial cells regenerate zebrafish retinal cells, acquire stem cell properties, and offers theories as to why the same process does not occur in mammals.

Then, Ashley Neybert, accessbility specialist with ViewPlus and lead curriculum designer with Independence Science, explains what a day in the life of a blind student is like at Oregon State University.

1/15/2023 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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