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People Behind the Science Podcast - Stories from Scientists about Science, Life, Research, and Science Careers

People Behind the Science Podcast - Stories from Scientists about Science, Life, Research, and Science Careers

People Behind the Science Podcast - Stories from Scientists about Science, Life, Research, and Science Careers

400 episodi podcast


Are you searching for great stories to ignite your curiosity, teach you to perform better in life and career, inspire your mind, and make you laugh along the way? In this science podcast, Dr. Marie McNeely introduces you to the brilliant researchers behind the latest scientific discoveries. Join us as they share their greatest failures, most staggering successes, candid career advice, and what drives them forward in life and science.

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Greetings science fans!

We’re elated to welcome you to People Behind the Science where we explore the lives and experiences of the people behind the research and scientific discoveries of today.

People Behind the Science’s mission is to inspire current and future scientists, share the different paths to a successful career in science, educate the general population on what scientists do, and show the human side of science.

In each episode, a different scientist will guide us through their journey by sharing their successes, failures, and passions. We are excited to introduce you to these inspiring academic and industry experts from all fields of science to give you a variety of perspectives on the life and path of a scientist.

Our esteemed guests will tell you:

what motivates them and how they balance their competing responsibilities
how they worked through some of the most challenging times in their careers
advice to help you through your own journey through life and science

Our Podcast

People Behind the Science is a podcast focused on the people doing fascinating research through interviews with top scientists. We are proud to have interviewed so many inspiring scientists, including U.S. National Academy scientists like Josh Sanes, Nick Spitzer, Lou Muglia, Jacob Israelachvili, Gene Robinson, Larry Squire, John Dowling, James Berger, and David Spergel, as well as popular scientists in the media like Donna Nelson (science advisor for the TV show Breaking Bad) and Jack Horner (science advisor for the Jurassic park movies). We are honored to have shared their amazing stories with people in all 50 states in the USA and in over 120 countries across the world.

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610: Learning About Language Processing and Treating Word Retrieval Deficits in People with Aphasia - Dr. Sharon Antonucci

Dr. Sharon Antonucci is a clinical researcher, speech-language pathologist, and Directo...

33 minuti
Jun 21, 2021

609: Fueling Up on Inspiration Investigating How Bacteria Can Facilitate Biofuel Production - Dr. Jan Westpheling

Dr. Jan Westpheling is a Professor of Genetics in the Franklin College of Arts and Scie...

44 minuti
Jun 14, 2021

608: A Neuroscientist Following His Nose to Exciting Discoveries in Neuromodulation of Olfactory Circuits - Dr. Ricardo Areneda

Dr. Ricardo Araneda is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at the Unive...

44 minuti
Jun 07, 2021

607: Unraveling the Roles and Therapeutic Potential of the Enzymes that Translate our Genetic Code - Dr. Paul Schimmel

Dr. Paul Schimmel is Professor of Molecular Medicine and of Chemistry at Scripps Resear...

41 minuti
May 31, 2021

606: Treating Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors - Dr. Wakenda Tyler

Dr. Wakenda Tyler is an Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Oncology and Metabolic Bone ...

32 minuti
May 24, 2021

605: Conducting Research on Bimanual Coordination and Arm Use After Stroke - Dr. Shailesh Kantak

Dr. Shailesh Kantak is a clinician scientist, an Institute Scientist, and Director of t...

41 minuti
May 17, 2021

604: Not Wasting Any Time in Search of Genetic Treatments for Muscular Dystrophy - Dr. Kay Davies

Professor Dame Kay Davies is the Dr. Lee's Professor of Anatomy in the Department of Ph...

32 minuti
May 10, 2021

603: Exploring Extreme Environments and the Emergence of Life - Dr. Charles Cockell

Dr. Charles Cockell is a Professor of Astrobiology in the School of Physics and Astrono...

50 minuti
May 03, 2021

602: A Researcher with an Eye for Great Science Studying Retinal Cell Rewiring After Damage - Dr. Rachel Wong

Dr. Rachel Wong is a Professor in the Department of Biological Structure at the Univers...

33 minuti
Apr 26, 2021

601: Sensorimotor Neuroscientist Studying the Cerebellum's Role in Motor Control - Dr. Amanda Therrien

Dr. Amanda Therrien is an Institute Scientist and Director of the Sensorimotor Learning...

41 minuti
Apr 19, 2021