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November 30, 2011
Guests: Dr. Diana Perkins, UNC Department of Psychiatry, and Dr. Clark Jeffries, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Topics: Research on the genetic basis of schizophrenia, discovery of very small pluripotent stem cells in human blood
 
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Guest: Dr. Harold Heatwole, Department of Biology, North Carolina State University
Topics: Sea snakes, ecology, reptiles and amphibians
 
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Guest: Dr. Detlev Erdmann, Associate Professor of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center
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Guest: Dr. Marsha Davenport, Director, UNC Turner Syndrome Clinic; Professor of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine
Topic: Turner syndrome, a chromosomal abnormality that occurs in 1 of 2500 female births, characterized by short stature, infertility, heart defects, and cognitive deficits, among other problems




Radio In Vivo
2006 Program Archive

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Radio In Vivo January 18, 2006 Guests: Dr. Samuel Wilson, Dr. Tom Goehl, NIEHS Topics: NIEHS, environmental health

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Samuel H. Wilson, M.D., Deputy Director, NIEHS

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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Thomas J. Goehl, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief (ret.), Environmental Health Perspectives, NIEHS

Environmental Health Perspectives

Radio In Vivo January 25, 2006 Guest: Dr. Claudia Miller, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Topic: Chemical Intolerance

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Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S.

Ernie's Environmental Health Perspectives article on conference, "Addiction & Chemical Intolerance: A Shared Etiology?" held September 2005 at RTP

Radio In Vivo February 1, 2006 Guest: Michael Murphy, Pres. & CEO, Gentris Corp., RTP, NC Topic: Pharmacogenomics/Personalized Medicine

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Michael Murphy, President & CEO, Gentris Corp.

Gentris Corporation

Ernie's Environmental Health Perspectives article on Pharmacogenomics (personalized medicine)

Radio In Vivo February 8, 2006 Guest: Chris Long, EPA-RTP Topic: Green Buildings, Sustainability

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EPA's RTP campus

EPA RTP campus

Radio In Vivo, February 15, 2006 Guests: Mark Dessauer & Cara Crisler, Active Living by Design, Chapel Hill, NC Topic: Community design and physical activity

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Mark Dessauer, Active Living by Design

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Cara Crisler, Active Living by Design

Active Living by Design

Meeting Summary: Environmental Solutions to Obesity in America's Youth...written by Ernie

Radio In Vivo February 22, 2006 Guest: Dr. Henry Greenside, Duke University Topics: Einstein, Physics, Science & Math Education

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Henry Greenside, Ph.D., Physics Dept., Duke University

Dr. Greenside's Duke home page

"Eye-to-Eye with Einstein": Dr. Greenside's Chapel Hill Lectures

Radio In Vivo March 1, 2006 Guest: Dr. Jaime Mancilla, UNC-Chapel Hill Topic: Neurobiology

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Dr. Jaime Mancilla, UNC-Chapel Hill

Manis Lab, Dept. of Otolaryngology, UNC-CH

Radio In Vivo March 8, 2006 Guest: Karen Joy Miller, Prevention Is the Cure Topics: Environmental exposures and health, breast cancer

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Karen Joy Miller, President, Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition, Prevention Is the Cure

Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition

Prevention Is the Cure

Radio In Vivo March 22, 2006 Guest: Robin Swift, NC HIV/AIDS Training Center Topic: HIV/AIDS Medical Professional Training

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Robin Swift, NC HIV/AIDS Training Center

NC HIV/AIDS Training Center

Radio In Vivo March 29, 2006 Guests: Barry Teater, Dr. Maria Rapoza, North Carolina Biotechnology Center Topics: NC Biotechnology Center, Biotechnology

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Barry Teater, Director of Corporate Communications, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, RTP

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Maria Rapoza, Ph.D., Vice President, Science & Technology Development Program, NCBC, RTP

North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Radio In Vivo April 5, 2006 Guests: Jeffrey Abbey, Dr. Charles Nicolette, Argos Therapeutics, Durham, NC Topics: cancer vaccines, dendritic cells as therapeutic agents

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Jeffrey Abbey, MBA, JD, Vice President, Business Development, Argos Therapeutics

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Charles Nicolette, Ph.D., Vice President, Research and Development, Argos Therapeutics

Argos Therapeutics, Inc.

Radio In Vivo April 12, 2006 Guest: Dr. Doug Crawford-Brown, UNC professor, Director, Carolina Environmental Program Topics: climate change, Community Carbon Reduction Program (CRed)

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Dr. Doug Crawford-Brown, UNC Professor, Director, Carolina Environmental Program

Dr. Crawford-Brown's home page

Carolina Environmental Program

Radio In Vivo April 19, 2006 Guest: Dr. Gary Mesibov, Director, Division TEACCH Topics: Division TEACCH, autism

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Dr. Gary Mesibov, Director, Division TEACCH

Division TEACCH (UNC autism program)

Autism Society of North Carolina

Radio In Vivo May 3, 2006 Guest: Dr. Peter S. White, Director, North Carolina Botanical Garden Topics: NC Botanical Garden, horticulture, biodiversity

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Dr. Peter S. White, Director, North Carolina Botanical Garden, UNC Biology professor

North Carolina Botanical Garden

Dr. White's UNC home page

Radio In Vivo May 24, 2006 Guests: Drs. Elizabeth Brannon, Patricia Bauer, and Amy Needham, Duke University Topic: infant cognition

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Dr. Liz Brannon, Duke University Department of Psychology & Neuroscience

Brannon Laboratory for the Study of Development and Evolution of Cognition

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Dr. Patricia Bauer, Duke University Department of Psychology & Neuroscience

Cognition in the Transition - Dr. Bauer's University of Minnesota Lab

Dr. Bauer's faculty profile

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Dr. Amy Needham, Duke University Department of Psychology & Neuroscience

Infant Perception Lab (Dr. Needham, Principal Investigator)

BABIES WANTED for Duke research studies! Click here for information, or call 660-5790.

Radio In Vivo May 31, 2006 Guest: Dr. Jef French, NIEHS Topic: Mouse Genetics

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Dr. Jef French, NIEHS

Complex Trait Consortium

Dr. French's lab: NIEHS Laboratory of Molecular Toxicology, Transgenic Carcinogenesis Group

Ernie's Environmental Health Perspectives article on the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Complex Trait Consortium

Radio In Vivo June 7, 2006 Guest: Dr. James Donohue, UNC Topic: respiratory diseases

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Dr. James Donohue, UNC pulmonologist

Dr. Donohue's UNC home page

American Lung Association of North Carolina

Alpha One Foundation (advocacy group for people with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency)

Radio In Vivo June 21, 2006 Guests: Dr. Ken Hudnell & Dr. Gary Foley, EPA RTP Topics: harmful algal blooms, GEOSS (Global Earth Observation System of Systems)

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Dr. Gary Foley, Director, National Center for Environmental Research, EPA-RTP

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Dr. Ken Hudnell, EPA-RTP

EPA page on GEOSS: Global Earth Observation System of Systems

EPA page on International Symposium on Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms, held September 2005

Radio In Vivo, June 28, 2006 Guest: Dr. William Greenlee, President & CEO, CIIT Centers for Health Research, RTP Topics: CIIT Centers for Health Research, systems biology, chemical exposures research

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Dr. William Greenlee, President & CEO, CIIT Centers for Health Research, RTP

CIIT Centers for Health Research

Radio In Vivo July 12, 2006 Guest: Dr. John Butts, NC Chief Medical Examiner Topics: forensic pathology, medical examiner system

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Brinkhous-Bullitt on the UNC-CH campus houses the NC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

American Medical Writers Association, Carolinas Chapter

Radio In Vivo July 19, 2006 Guests: Dr. Remy Coeytaux & Dr. Wunian Chen, UNC School of Medicine Topic: Acupuncture

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Dr. Remy Coeytaux, UNC School of Medicine

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Dr. Wunian Chen, UNC School of Medicine

Article on acupuncture by Drs. Coeytaux and Chen

Article on acupuncture and headaches by Drs. Coeytaux and Chen

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Radio In Vivo July 26, 2006 Guest: Carol Winkelman Topics: Pregnancy and Childbirth after 40

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Welcome to the world, Isabella!

Order Carol's book, "The Complete Guide to Pregnancy After 30" here

Pregnancy Today: a community for parents-to-be

Links to high risk pregnancy resources

Radio In Vivo August 2, 2006 Guest: Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker Topics: Mold-related illnesses, biotoxins

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Ritchie C. Shoemaker, MD, Pocomoke, Maryland

Dr. Shoemaker's Biotoxins Diagnosis/Treatment site

"Mold Warriors" - Dr. Shoemaker's book on mold-related illness

The Center for School Mold Help

Radio In Vivo August 23, 2006 Guests: Dr. Neil Frazer, COO, and Jean Chitwood, Vice President, Commercial, Erimos Pharmaceuticals, Raleigh Topic: EM1421, Erimos' candidate anti-cancer drug

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Dr. Neil Frazer, Chief Operating Officer, Erimos Pharmaceuticals

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Jean Chitwood, Vice President, Commercial, Erimos Pharmaceuticals

Erimos Pharmaceuticals home page

Dose Escalation Study of EM-1421 for the Treatment of Recurrent or Refractory Solid Tumors (clinical trial of Erimos' candidate compound)

ClinicalTrials.gov - comprehensive site for information on privately and federally supported clinical research in human volunteers

Radio In Vivo August 30, 2006 Guest: Dr. Anne Yoder, Director, Duke Lemur Center Topics: Duke Lemur Center, conservation and evolutionary biology, lemurs and prosimians

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Dr. Anne Yoder, Director, Duke Lemur Center

Duke Lemur Center

Dr. Yoder's Duke Biology Dept. Lab page

Radio In Vivo September 6, 2006 Guest: Dr. Erich Jarvis, neurobiologist, Duke University Topic: neurobiology of vocal learning and communication, songbirds as model

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Dr. Erich Jarvis, Dept. of Neurobiology, Duke University

Erich Jarvis Lab

Dr. Jarvis' Duke Neurobiology faculty profile

Radio In Vivo September 13, 2006 Guest: Dr. Stuart Pimm, conservation ecologist, Duke University Topics: species extinction, biodiversity

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Dr. Stuart Pimm, conservation ecologist, Duke University

Dr. Pimm's lab at Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke

Dr. Pimm and Clinton Jenkins' September 2005 Scientific American article, "Sustaining the Variety of Life"

Radio In Vivo September 27, 2006 Guest: Ava Barbry-Crawford, Research Associate, NC Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Topic: 2006 NC Report Card on Health Disparities

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NC Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities

North Carolina Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities

Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in North Carolina: Report Card 2006 (pdf file)

Ernie's May 2005 Environmental Health Perspectives article, "Dwelling Disparities: How Poor Housing Leads to Poor Health"

Radio In Vivo October 4, 2006 Guest: Dr. Kathleen K. Smith, Director, National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) Topics: NESCent, evolutionary biology

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Dr. Kathleen K. Smith, Director, National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, Durham

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

Kathleen Smith's Lab, Duke Department of Biology

Radio In Vivo October 11, 2006 Guests: Dr. Nancy Creamer, Director, Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), NCSU, and Dr. Noah Ranells, Orange County Agricultural Economic Development Coordinator Topics: organic farming, sustainable agriculture, CEFS

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Dr. Nancy Creamer, Director, Center for Environmental Farming Systems, NCSU

Center for Environmental Farming Systems, NCSU

Orange County Farms

Fickle Creek Farm/Bed & Breakfast, Efland, NC (co-owned by Noah)

Radio In Vivo October 25, 2006 Guest: Dr. Marcy Speer, Duke Center for Human Genetics Topics: genetic epidemiology, neural tube defects

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Dr. Marcy Speer, Duke Center for Human Genetics

Dr. Speer's DCHG faculty page

DCHG information page on neural tube defects

Spina Bifida Association

Boyles et al. Neural Tube Defects and Folate Pathway Genes: Family-Based Association Tests of Gene-Gene and Gene-Environment Interactions. Environmental Health Perspectives, October 2006 - the most recent publication from Dr. Speer's group

Ernie's synopsis of above study in Environmental Health Perspectives

Radio In Vivo November 1, 2006 Guest: Dr. Nortin Hadler, rheumatologist, UNC Topics: medicalization of illness, health care system (abbreviated program - 35:00)

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Dr. Nortin Hadler, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, UNC

Dr. Hadler's 2004 book: The Last Well Person: How to Stay Well Despite the Health Care System

Dr. Hadler's UNC-Thurston Arthritis Research Center faculty page

Radio In Vivo November 8, 2006 Guest: Dr. Greg Gibson, NCSU Department of Genetics Topic: quantitative evolutionary genomics

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Dr. Greg Gibson, NCSU Department of Genetics

Dr. Gibson's quantitative evolutionary genomics lab page

Carolina Canine Epilepsy project site

Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) - information from Answers.com

Radio In Vivo November 29, 2006 Guests: Dr. Jack Martin and Chris Carter, co-hosts of WCOM's "Home Power Hour" Topics: solar power, renewable energy

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"Solar Jim" - aka Chris Carter

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"Sustainable Jack" - aka Dr. Jack Martin

"Home Power Hour" WCOM archive

"Home Power Hour" website

Solar Village Institute, Inc.

New Society Publishers - Coming Soon - "Plug-in Hybrids" edited by Dr. Jack Martin!

Radio In Vivo December 6, 2006 Guest: Dr. Robert McMahan, Senior Science & Technology Advisor to the State of North Carolina, Executive Director, North Carolina Board of Science & Technology Topics: science & technology in North Carolina, education, nanotechnology

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Dr. Robert McMahan, Senior Science & Technology Advisor, State of North Carolina

North Carolina Board of Science and Technology

North Carolina Nanotechnology

Ernie's Environmental Health Perspectives cover story (August, 2004) on nanotechnology health and safety issues

Radio In Vivo December 13, 2006 Guest: Dr. Sheila Collins, Director, Endocrine Biology Program, CIIT Centers for Health Research, RTP Topic: biomolecular mechanisms of metabolism

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Dr. Sheila Collins, Director, Endocrine Biology Program, CIIT Centers for Health Research, RTP, NC

Dr. Collins' CIIT page

"The Role of Signal Transduction Pathways in Obesity and Diabetes" - article by Dr. Collins and Wenhong Cao in Jan-April 2006 CIIT Activities

CIIT News Release 8/1/06 on Dr. Collins' appearance at Nobel Symposium

Radio In Vivo December 20, 2006 Guests: Dr. Mike Milburn, CSO, and Tim Germann, VP of Sales, Metabolon, Inc. Topic: Metabolomics

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Dr, Mike Milburn, Chief Scientific Officer, Metabolon, Inc.

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Tim Germann, Vice President of Sales, Metabolon, Inc.

Metabolon Inc.

The Metabolomics & Metabonomics Information Portal

The Metabolomics Society

Radio In Vivo
2007 Program Archive

Radio In Vivo January 3, 2007 Guest: Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director, Experimental Toxicology Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, EPA-RTP Topics: Environmental toxicology, dioxins, PCBs, brominated flame retardants, endocrine disrupting chemicals, risk assessment

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Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director, Experimental Toxicology Division, NHEERL, EPA-RTP

EPA Experimental Toxicology Division

1998 interview with Dr. Birnbaum for PBS Frontline

Ernie's 2005 Environmental Health Perspectives cover story, "Are EDCs Blurring Issues of Gender?"

Radio In Vivo January 10, 2007 Guest: Dr. Cynthia Bulik, Director, UNC Eating Disorders Program Topic: Eating disorders

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Dr. Cynthia Bulik, Director, UNC Eating Disorders Program

UNC Eating Disorders Program

National Eating Disorders Association

Academy for Eating Disorders

Worldwide Charter for Action on Eating Disorders (including Patients Bill of Rights)

Radio In Vivo January 17, 2007 Guest: Dr. Barry Popkin, UNC School of Public Health Topic: Obesity

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Dr. Barry Popkin, UNC School of Public Health

UNC Interdisciplinary Obesity Center (IDOC)

The Nutrition Transition Program

Dr. Popkin's UNC-SPH faculty profile

Radio In Vivo January 24, 2007 Guest: Dr. Gregg Dean, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Topics: Veterinary medicine, NC State vet school, Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research, feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV)

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Dr. Gregg Dean, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Dean's CVM faculty page

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

NCSU Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research

Radio In Vivo February 7, 2007 Guest: Dr. Pauline Mendola, Chief of the Epidemiology and Biomarkers Branch, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, EPA-RTP Topics: reproductive epidemiology, drinking water disinfection byproducts

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Dr. Pauline Mendola, EPA-RTP

National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, EPA/ORD

Epidemiology and Biomarkers Branch, NHEERL, EPA-RTP

2007 UCSF-CHE Summit on Environmental Challenges to Reproductive Health and Fertility

Radio In Vivo February 28, 2007 Guest: Dr. Nick Oberlies, Director, Natural Products Laboratory, RTI International Topics: RTI, Natural Products Lab (including discovery of anticancer drugs Taxol and camptothecin), natural products drug discovery

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Dr. Nick Oberlies, RTI International

RTI Natural Products Laboratory

Natural Products Laboratory history

RTI/Jordan Biodiversity project

Radio In Vivo March 7, 2007 Guest: Dr. Will Vizuete, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, UNC-CH Topics: computer modeling & simulation of air pollution patterns, ozone pollution

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Dr. Will Vizuete, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, UNC-CH

Dr. Vizuete's UNC faculty page

Will's podcast site for "Jazz Incognito," Sundays, 4-5PM on WCOM

UNC Environmental Sciences & Engineering Student Organization (ENVRSO)

Radio In Vivo March 14, 2007 Guest: Judd Edeburn, Resource Manager, Duke Forest Topic: 75 years of Duke Forest

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Judd Edeburn, Resource Manager, Duke Forest

Duke Forest at Duke University

Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University

Radio In Vivo March 28, 2007 Guest: Dr. Dan Reed, Director, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) Topics: RENCI, future information technology

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Dr. Dan Reed, Director, RENCI

Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)

RENCI multimedia page: scroll down for Dr. Reed's May 2006 lecture, "Computing the Future: Looking at 2016"

Radio In Vivo April 4, 2007 Guest: Dr. Gianluca Lazzi, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, NC State University Topics: Department of Energy Artificial Retina Project, bioelectromagnetics

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Dr. Gianluca Lazzi, NC State University

Dr. Lazzi's NCSU faculty home page

Artificial Retina Project - US Department of Energy

Radio In Vivo April 11, 2007 Guest: Kenneth Cutler, Director, Project Suc-SEED Topics: Project Suc-SEED, recruitment of economically disadvantaged and underrepresented minority students into science careers

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Kenneth Cutler, Director, Project Suc-SEED

Project Suc-SEED

CIIT Centers for Health Research

Radio In Vivo May 2, 2007 Guest: Dr. Greg Wray, Director, Center for Evolutionary Genomics, Duke University Topic: Evolutionary genomics

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Dr. Greg Wray, Director, Center for Evolutionary Genomics, Duke University

The Wray Lab at Duke University

The IGSP Center for Evolutionary Genomics

Radio In Vivo May 9, 2007 Guest: Dr. Philip Carter, Executive Director, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society Topic: Sigma Xi

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Dr. Philip Carter, Executive Director, Sigma Xi

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

"Confronting Climate Change" report by Sigma Xi & the United Nations Foundation

American Scientist, the magazine of Sigma Xi

Research Triangle Park Chapter, Sigma Xi

Science Cafe schedule (events hosted by local Sigma Xi chapters & the NC Museum of Natural Sciences)

Radio In Vivo May 23, 2007 Guest: Suzanne Wilkison, Deputy to the President for Programs and Communications, North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR) Topic: NCABR bioscience education and outreach activities

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Suzanne Wilkison, North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research

North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research

North Carolina's Bioscience Clearinghouse

Radio In Vivo May 30, 2007 Guests: Dr. Kevin Stewart, UNC Department of Geological Sciences, and science writer Mary-Russell Roberson Topic: Their book, "Exploring the Geology of the Carolinas: A Field Guide from Chimney Rock to Charleston"

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Mary-Russell Roberson and Dr. Kevin Stewart

UNC Press site for Mary-Russell and Kevin's book

Kevin's UNC faculty home page

Radio In Vivo June 6, 2007 Guest: Dr. Gary Pielak, Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biophysics, UNC-Chapel Hill Topics: proteins, NMR imaging of proteins in living cells

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Dr. Gary Pielak, UNC-Chapel Hill

The Pielak Group (Gary's lab page)

Gary's UNC faculty page

Ernie's 2003 Environmental Health Perspectives (Toxicogenomics Edition) cover story on proteomics, "Proteomics: Characterizing the Cogs in the Machinery of Life"

Radio In Vivo June 13, 2007 Guest: Dr. David Tarpy, Entomology Dept., NC State University, extension apiculturist (honey bee specialist) Topics: Colony Collapse Disorder, beekeeping, honeybee research

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Dr. David Tarpy, NCSU, extension apiculturist

NCSU Apiculture Program

David's NCSU faculty page

North Carolina State Beekeepers Association

Radio In Vivo June 20, 2007 Guest: Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg, Duke University Topics: Umbilical cord blood and bone marrow transplantation, stem cell research

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Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg, Duke University, Director, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank

Carolinas Cord Blood Bank

Joanne's Duke Department of Pediatrics faculty page

Duke Med News experts page - links to several articles related to Joanne's work

Radio In Vivo June 27, 2007 Guest: Jason Nelson, Project Coordinator, NC Biofuels Strategic Plan, NC Biotechnology Center Topic: North Carolina's Strategic Plan for Biofuels Leadership

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Jason Nelson, NC Biotechnology Center

North Carolina's Strategic Plan for Biofuels Leadership

North Carolina Mobile Clean Air Renewable Energy (NC Mobile CARE)

North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Radio In Vivo July 4, 2007 Guest: Dr. Paul Frampton, UNC Department of Physics and Astronomy Topics: Cyclic cosmology, particle physics

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Dr. Paul Frampton, UNC Department of Physics and Astronomy

Paul's UNC home page

Press release re Paul's theory of cyclic cosmology

Site to download "Turnaround in Cyclic Cosmology," the article by Paul and Lauris Baum describing their cosmological model

European Space Agency's Planck Satellite, to launch in 2008, may support cyclic cosmological model

Radio In Vivo July 18, 2007 Guest: Dr. Olafur Palsson, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, UNC-Chapel Hill Topic: Hypnosis treatment of irritable bowel syndrome

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Dr. Olafur Palsson, UNC-Chapel Hill

Oli's UNC faculty page

The UNC Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders

IBShypnosis.com - information site on use of hypnosis to treat IBS

SmartBrainGames.com - commercial site for therapeutic video game technology

Radio In Vivo July 25, 2007 Guest: Dr. Ann H. Williams, field studies coordinator, Human Studies Division, US EPA; president-elect, Sigma Xi Topics: Recreational water quality field studies, asthma/air pollution studies, Sigma Xi

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Dr. Ann H. Williams, US EPA; president-elect, Sigma Xi

National Epidemiological and Environmental Assessment of Recreational (NEEAR) Water Study

Rapidly Measured Indicators of Recreational Water Quality are Predictive of Swimming-Associated Gastrointestinal Illness. Environmental Health Perspectives, January 2006

Samples of Current Research, Human Studies Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL), US EPA, RTP

Press Release announcing Ann's election as president of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society

Radio In Vivo August 1, 2007 Guests: Dr. Sally Rhine Feather, Dr. Larry Burk, Rhine Research Center Topics: Parapsychology research, history and current programs at the Rhine Research Center

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Dr. Sally Rhine Feather, Acting Director, Rhine Research Center

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Dr. Larry Burk, President, Board of Directors, Rhine Research Center

The Rhine Center: An Institute for Consciousness Research and Education

"The Gift: Extraordinary Experiences of Ordinary People" by Sally Rhine Feather and Michael Schmicker (Amazon)

Rupert Sheldrake, Biologist & Author

"Entangled Minds: Extrasensory Experiences in a Quantum Reality" by Dean Radin (Amazon)

Radio In Vivo August 22, 2007 Guest: Dr. Willard (Ward) Cates, Jr., President of Research, Family Health International (FHI), RTP Topics: FHI's global health research, HIV/AIDS prevention

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Dr. Ward Cates, President of Research, Family Health International

Family Health International

Radio In Vivo August 29, 2007 Guest: Dr. Vipin Garg, President & CEO, Tranzyme Pharma, RTP Topics: Tranzyme - company and pipeline, state of the pharmaceutical industry

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Dr, Vipin Garg, President & CEO, Tranzyme Pharma, RTP

Tranzyme Pharma

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders

Radio In Vivo September 12, 2007 Guests: Dr. Matt Redinbo, Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biophysics, UNC-Chapel Hill, and graduate student Scott Lujan Topics: Structural biology, antibiotic resistance, drug metabolizing enzymes, mentor-mentee relationships

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Dr. Matt Redinbo, Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, & Biophysics, UNC-Chapel Hill

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Scott Lujan, graduate student, UNC-CH

Dr. Redinbo's lab - macromolecular crystallography

Dr. Redinbo's UNC faculty page

Radio In Vivo October 3, 2007 Guest: Dr. Enriqueta Bond, President, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, RTP Topics: Burroughs Wellcome Fund, science education, scientists' career development, Dr. Bond's career

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Dr. Enriqueta Bond, President, Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Burroughs Wellcome Fund

North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center

Institute of Medicine

Radio In Vivo October 10, 2007 Guest: Dr. William Wetsel, Duke University Medical Center Topic: Knockout mouse models of psychiatric disorders

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Dr. Bill Wetsel, Duke University Medical Center

Bill's Duke faculty page

Radio In Vivo October 17, 2007 Guest: Dr. John Q. Walker, President, Zenph Studios, Raleigh Topic: Zenph's "re-performance" technology, which accurately recreates original musical performances with contemporary sound quality, including Glenn Gould and Art Tatum

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Dr. John Q. Walker, President, Zenph Studios, Raleigh

Zenph Studios

Order Zenph's Glenn Gould Re-performance CD (Amazon.com)

Radio In Vivo October 24, 2007 Guest: Dr. Donald Hodges, Director, Music Research Institute, UNC-Greensboro Topic: Music and the brain

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Dr. Donald Hodges, Director, Music Research Institute, UNC-Greensboro

Music Research Institute, UNC-Greensboro

Radio In Vivo October 31, 2007 Guest: Dr. Tuan Vo-Dinh, Director, Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, Duke University Topic: Photonics

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Dr. Tuan Vo-Dinh, Director, Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, Duke University

Dr. Vo-Dinh's Pratt School of Engineering faculty page

Carolina Photonics Consortium

Radio In Vivo November 14, 2007 Guest: Dr. Jose Rial, professor of geophysics, UNC Department of Geological Sciences Topics: abrupt climate change, Greenland glacier icequakes, global warming

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Dr. Jose Rial, Department of Geological Sciences, UNC-CH

Jose's UNC faculty page

Endeavors magazine article on Jose's Greenland work

Wikipedia entry on Jakobshavn Isbræ

Radio In Vivo November 28, 2007 Guest: Dr. Noel Brewer, Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC School of Public Health Topics: HPV vaccination, medical decision-making

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Dr. Noel Brewer, UNC School of Public Health

Noel's UNC home page - includes links to research papers re HPV vaccine acceptability

Noel's UNC-SPH faculty page

CDC: questions and answers re HPV vaccine

Radio In Vivo December 5, 2007 Guests: Jeff Hill, Director of Marketing and Business Ventures, and Denise Young, Education Director, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center Topic: What's new at the Morehead

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Jeff Hill, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

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Denise Young, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Current Science Forums - monthly expert presentation/roundtable discussion at the Morehead

Radio In Vivo December 12, 2007 Guest: Dr. Gail Henderson, Director, Center for Genomics and Society, UNC-Chapel Hill Topic: Ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genomics research

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Dr. Gail Henderson, Director, Center for Genomics and Society, UNC-Chapel Hill

Center for Genomics and Society, UNC

Gail's UNC faculty profile page

"The DNA Age" - excellent series of NY Times articles on genetics and genomics

Radio In Vivo
2008 Program Archive

Radio In Vivo January 9, 2008 Guest: Dr. Redford Williams, Director, Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Duke University Topic: Genes, environment, psychosocial factors, and the development of disease

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Dr. Redford Williams, Director, Behavioral Medicine Research Center, Duke University

NIEHS Frontiers in Environmental Sciences lecture by Dr. Williams: "Stressful Social Environments and Genes: Effects on Mental and Physical Well-Being" (scroll down to 8/10/2007)

Redford's DukeHealth home page

Williams LifeSkills, Inc. (currently recruiting alzheimer's caregivers for a coping skills study)

Radio In Vivo January 16, 2008 Guest: Dr. Bryan Roth, Professor, Department of Pharmacology, UNC School of Medicine; Director, NIMH Psychoactive Drug Screening Program (PDSP) Topics: Academic drug discovery, G-protein coupled receptors, PDSP, salvia

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Dr. Bryan Roth, Department of Pharmacology, UNC School of Medicine

Roth Lab

NIMH Psychoactive Drug Screening Program

UNC Endeavors article on Bryan's discoveries regarding the hallucinogen, salvia divinorum

Radio In Vivo January 30, 2008 Guest: Dr. Dan Ariely, Visiting Professor of Marketing, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University Topic: Dan's forthcoming book, "Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions"

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Dr. Dan Ariely, Visiting Professor, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

Dan's MIT home page

"Predictably Irrational" - Dan's book, to be released February 19, 2008

Radio In Vivo February 20, 2008 Guest: Dr. Michael Vitek, Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center and President/CSO, Cognosci, Inc. Topics: The role of inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases, apolipoprotein E, Cognosci's pipeline of anti-inflammatory/restorative compounds for multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, alzheimers, and other neurodegenerative disorders

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Dr. Michael Vitek, Dept. of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Ctr., Pres./CSO, Cognosci, Inc.

Cognosci Inc.

Mike's Duke faculty page

Vitek Lab, Duke Division of Neurology

Radio In Vivo February 27, 2008 Guest: Dr. John Buse, Director, UNC Diabetes Care Center and President, American Diabetes Association Topic: Current trends in diabetes treatment and research

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Dr, John Buse, Director, UNC Diabetes Care Ctr., President, American Diabetes Association

UNC Diabetes Care Center

American Diabetes Association

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NIDDK/NIH)

Radio In Vivo March 5, 2008 Guest: Dr. Emily Buehler Topic: The science of breadmaking

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Dr, Emily Buehler, author, "Bread Science: The Chemistry and Craft of Making Bread"

Order Emily's book, "Bread Science: The Chemistry and Craft of Making Bread"

Radio In Vivo March 12, 2008 Guest: Dr. Russell Thomas, Director, Functional Genomics Research Laboratory, The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences, RTP Topics: functional genomics, toxicogenomics, systems biology

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Dr. Russell Thomas, The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences

Dr. Thomas' faculty page at The Hamner

The Hamner: Functional Genomics Research Program

The Hamner: Center for Computational Systems Biology

The Hamner: Robotics Laboratory

Radio In Vivo March 19, 2008 Guest: Ron Newcomb, President & CEO, Resveratrol, Inc., Pittsboro Topics: Neutraceuticals, resveratrol

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Ron Newcomb, President & CEO, Resveratrol, Inc.

NutraGrape - Resveratrol's muscadine grape seed dietary supplement

Duplin Winery

Sirtris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - developers of pharmaceutical forms of resveratrol

Radio In Vivo April 16, 2008 Guest: Paleontologist Dr. Mary Schweitzer, Associate Professor, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, NC State University Topics: Molecular paleontology, Dr. Schweitzer's discovery of soft tissue in T. rex bones

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Dr. Mary Schweitzer, paleontologist, NC State University

Notes from Montana: Mary's field work blog

Mary's NCSU home page

Q&A with Mary from Nova Science Now

Radio In Vivo April 23, 2008 Guest: Dr. Tom Fischer, CSO, Entegrion, Inc., Scientific Director, Francis Owen Blood Research Laboratory, UNC Topics: Entegrion's hemostatic bandages and freeze-dried platelets - new technology for stopping bleeding

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Dr. Tom Fischer, Entegrion, Inc., Francis Owen Blood Research Center, UNC

Entegrion Inc.

Francis Owen Blood Research Center, UNC School of Medicine

Tom's UNC School of Medicine faculty page

Radio In Vivo April 30, 2008 Guest: Dr. Karen Mohlke, Department of Genetics, UNC-Chapel Hill Topics: Genome-Wide Association (GWA) studies revolutionizing genetics, new gene loci associated with common diseases and complex traits

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Dr. Karen Mohlke, Department of Genetics, UNC-Chapel Hill

Karen's UNC faculty page

A Catalog of Published Genome-Wide Association Studies, from the National Human Genome Research Institute

Radio In Vivo May 7, 2008 Guest: Anthony Fleg, MD/MPH Topics: PharmFree - the American Medical Student Association's campaign to rid medical schools of pharmaceutical company influences, and the Native Health Initiative, the summer internship program run by Anthony and his wife

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Anthony Fleg, MD/MPH, recent graduate, UNC School of Medicine

AMSA's PharmFree Campaign

Native Health Initiative

Independent article on Anthony and PharmFree, November 2007

Radio In Vivo May 21, 2008 Guest: Roger Harris, Director of Emerging Technologies and Research Analysis, Sigma Xi; owner, Jungle Wanders Topics: Roger's Amazon rain forest, Galapagos, and Africa travels and tours; Triangle Academy, a new high school being spearheaded by Roger

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Roger Harris, Sigma Xi

Jungle Photos

Jungle Wanders

Amazon.com link to "The Amazon," Roger's travel guide, 3rd edition

Sigma Xi's Year of Water blog

Triangle Academy

Radio In Vivo June 4, 2008 Guest: Dr. Jack Griffith, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Biochemistry, UNC School of Medicine, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Topics: Discovery of oldest known biological material on earth - 250-million-year-old cellulose microfibers, implications for detection of life on other planets; electron microscopy of telomeres and DNA repair mechanisms

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Dr. Jack Griffith, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, UNC-CH

The Jack D. Griffith Laboratory

Jack's UNC School of Medicine home page

Access to full text of Jack's paper (with colleagues) in Astrobiology describing the discovery of 250-million-year-old biological material - cellulose microfibers in salt crystals

Radio In Vivo June 25, 2008 Guest: Susan McCord, Executive Director, Institute of Forest Biotechnology, Raleigh Topics: Forest biotechnology, restoration of the American Chestnut, the Pine Genome initiative, forest biofuels

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Susan McCord, Executive Director, Institute of Forest Biotechnology

Institute of Forest Biotechnology

American Chestnut Foundation

ArborGen (forest biotech company)

Radio In Vivo July 2, 2008 Guest: Dr. Robert Pennock, Michigan State University, current sabbatical scholar at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, Durham Topics: defending the integrity of science from creationist/intelligent design curriculum efforts; evolutionary computation

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Dr. Rob Pennock, Michigan State University, NESCent sabbatical scholar

Rob's Michigan State home page

Defending the Integrity of Science: Pennock vs. Intelligent Design Creationism

Radio In Vivo July 9, 2008 Guest: Dr. Barry Beith, founder, CEO and Chief Technical Officer, HumanCentric, Inc., Cary NC Topics: human factors and ergonomics related to product design, HumanCentric's mission and experience

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Dr. Barry Beith, CEO, HumanCentric, Inc.

HumanCentric Inc. home page

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Radio In Vivo July 16, 2008 Guest: Dr. Shannon Dahl, Director of Scientific Operations, Humacyte, Inc., RTP Topics: Humacyte and its artificial blood vessel technology, tissue engineering

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Dr. Shannon Dahl, Director of Scientific Operations, Humacyte, Inc., RTP

Humacyte Inc.

Radio In Vivo July 30, 2008 Guest: Dr. Charlotte Boettiger, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Biomedical Research Imaging, UNC-Chapel Hill Topic: Neuroscience of addiction

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Dr. Charlotte Boettiger, UNC-Chapel Hill

Cognition & Addiction Biopsychology Laboratory (cablab)

Radio In Vivo August 20, 2008 Guests: Jamie Nunnelly, Communications Director, and Dr. Stan Young, Assistant Director for Bioinformatics, National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) Topics: NISS, major flaws in epidemiologic methodology

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Dr. Stan Young, National Institute of Statistical Sciences

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Jamie Nunnelly, National Institute of Statistical Sciences

National Institute of Statistical Sciences

Everything is Dangerous: A Controversy

Radio In Vivo August 27, 2008 Guest: Dan Nelson, Director, Office of Human Research Ethics, UNC-CH Topic: History of and current trends in human research subjects protection and ethics

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Dan Nelson, Director, Office of Human Research Ethics, UNC-Chapel Hill

UNC Office of Human Research Ethics

Dan's UNC faculty page

Radio In Vivo September 10, 2008 Guest: Dr. Howard McLeod, Director, Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy, UNC-Chapel Hill Topic: Pharmacogenomics (personalized medicine)

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Dr. Howard McLeod, Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy, UNC-CH

UNC Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy

Ernie's 2003 Environmental Health Perspectives cover story, "Pharmacogenomics: The Promise of Personalized Medicine"

Radio In Vivo September 17, 2008 Guest: Dr. John Bruno, Department of Marine Sciences, UNC-Chapel Hill Topics: Threats to oceans and coral reefs

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Dr. John Bruno, Dept. of Marine Sciences, UNC-CH

The Bruno Lab: Marine Ecology and Conservation at Carolina

11th International Coral Reef Symposium 2008: Outcomes Overview

John's primer on coral reefs and climate change in The Encyclopedia of Earth

Radio In Vivo October 1, 2008 Guest: Dr. David Kroll, Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE), NC Central University Topics: BRITE, science blogging

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Dr. David Kroll, BRITE, NC Central University

Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE)

Terra Sigillata, David's (aka Abel Pharmboy) blog

Science-Based Medicine blog

ScienceOnline'09 (Jan. 16-18, 2009, RTP)

Radio In Vivo October 15, 2008 Guest: Dr. Kate Whetten, Associate Professor of Public Policy Studies and Community and Family Medicine, Director, Center for Health Policy, Director, Health Inequities Program, Member, Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) Topics: DGHI, HIV/AIDS coping research in rural South and Africa, policy and public health

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Dr. Kate Whetten, Duke Global Health Institute

Duke Global Health Institute

Kate's Duke faculty home page

Radio In Vivo October 22, 2008 Guest: Dr. Paul Watkins, Director, Center for Drug Safety Sciences, RTP Topics: Center for Drug Safety Sciences, collaboration between UNC and The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences, drug-induced liver injury

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Dr. Paul Watkins, Director, Center for Drug Safety Sciences, RTP

September 4, 2008 press release on creation of Center for Drug Safety Sciences

Paul's Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty page

The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences

Radio In Vivo October 29, 2008 Guest: Dr. Karen Erickson, Director, Center for Literacy and Disability Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill Topic: Methods of teaching literacy to severely disabled children

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Dr. Karen Erickson, Director, Center for Literacy and Disability Studies, UNC-CH

Center for Literacy and Disability Studies

MEville to WEville

Radio In Vivo November 5, 2008 Guest: Dr. Alex Huang, Progress Energy Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NC State University; Director, NSF Engineering Research Center for Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management (FREEDM) Systems Center Topics: FREEDM Center, the "smart" electrical grid of the future

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Dr. Alex Q. Huang, Director, FREEDM Systems Center, NC State University

FREEDM Systems Center

Alex's NC State faculty page

Radio In Vivo November 12, 2008 Guest: Larry Sumney, President and CEO, Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), RTP Topics: SRC's programs and history, the state of integrated circuit technology and industry

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Larry Sumney, President and CEO, Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), RTP

Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC)

Radio In Vivo December 3, 2008 Guests: Anton Zuiker (Duke), Bora Zivkovic (PLOS), David Kroll (NCCU), co-organizers of ScienceOnline'09 conference Topics: ScienceOnline'09 conference coming in January 2009 at RTP, science blogging

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ScienceOnline'09, Jan. 16-18, 2009 at Sigma Xi Center, RTP

ScienceOnline'09

MisterSugar (Anton's blog)

A Blog Around the Clock (Bora's blog)

Terra Sigillata (David's blog)

Radio In Vivo December 10, 2008 Guest: Dr. Karin Pfennig, Department of Biology, UNC-Chapel Hill Topics: context-dependent behavior, hybridization, spadefoot toad mating choices as a model of behavioral evolution

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Dr. Karin Pfennig, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, UNC-CH

Karin's UNC faculty page

Karin's UNC lab

Radio In Vivo January 7, 2009 Guest: Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus, Professor, Food Science Department, North Carolina State University Topic: Food safety

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Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus, Food Science Dept., NCSU

LeeAnn Jaykus Laboratory, NCSU

Radio In Vivo January 21, 2009 Guests: Dr. Eric Hallman, President, and Neil Jones, VP of Scientific Operations, Kryosphere, Inc., RTP Topics: Kryosphere's biorepository, clinical trial sample management system, and cold chain-of-custody logistics

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Dr, Eric Hallman, President, Kryosphere, Inc., RTP

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Neil Jones, Vice President for Scientific Operations, Kryosphere, Inc., RTP

Kryosphere Inc.

Radio In Vivo January 28, 2009 Guests: Dr. Jason Caplan, President & CEO, and David Burroughs, Director, Sales & Marketing, EnSolve Biosystems, Inc., Raleigh Topic: EnSolve's technology for bioremediation of oily bilge water in maritime vessels

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Dr. Jason Caplan, President & CEO, EnSolve Biosystems, Inc., Raleigh (with a hefty redfish!)

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David Burroughs, Director, Sales & Marketing, EnSolve Biosystems, Inc., Raleigh

EnSolve Biosystems, Inc.

Radio In Vivo February 25, 2009 Guest: Dr. Chris Brodie, Vice President, Corporate Communications, North Carolina Biotechnology Center; co-founder, Science Communicators of North Carolina (SCONC) Topics: Biotechnology in NC, Chris's 2008 Fulbright Fellowship in Norway, SCONC

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Dr. Chris Brodie, VP, Corporate Communications, NC Biotechnology Center

North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Science Communicators of North Carolina (SCONC)

The Kavli Prize (Norway)

Radio In Vivo March 4, 2009 Guest: Dr. Myron Cohen, Director, UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases Topics: Research progress on HIV/AIDS treatments and preventative measures, UNC's Malawi Project

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Dr. Myron (Mike) Cohen, Director, UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases

Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (UNC)

CHAVI - Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology

HIV Prevention Trials Network - HPTN 052 Clinical Trial

Radio In Vivo March 11, 2009 Guest: Dr. Rob Dunn, Assistant Professor of Ecology, Department of Zoology, NC State University Topic: Rob's new book, "Every Living Thing: Man's Obsessive Quest to Catalog Life, from Nanobacteria to New Monkeys"

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Dr. Rob Dunn, Dept. of Zoology, NC State University

Rob's NCSU home page

Amazon link for "Every Living Thing"

Radio In Vivo March 18, 2009 Guest: Dr. Barbara Entwisle, Director, Carolina Population Center, UNC-CH; Principal Investigator, North Carolina Study Center, National Children's Study Topics: National Children's Study, Carolina Population Center

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Dr. Barbara Entwisle, Director, Carolina Population Center, PI, National Children's Study (NC)

National Children's Study, North Carolina Study Center

National Children's Study, Duplin County NC Vanguard Location

National Children's Study (national site)

Carolina Population Center

Radio In Vivo March 25, 2009 Guest: Dr. Michael Ehlers, Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center; HHMI Investigator Topics: Basic cellular mechanisms in neurons, synaptic plasticity

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Dr. Michael Ehlers, neurobiologist, Duke University Medical Center

Ehlers lab

Radio In Vivo April 8, 2009 Guest: Marc Sedam, Chief Operating Officer, Qualyst, Inc., Raleigh Topic: Qualyst's products related to drug metabolism - to enhance drug discovery and development

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Marc Sedam, Chief Operating Officer, Qualyst, Inc., Durham

Qualyst, Inc.

Radio In Vivo April 15, 2009 Guest: Dr. Sam Houston, President & CEO, North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center (NCSMT) Topic: NCSMT's efforts to promote science, math, and engineering education in North Carolina

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Dr. Sam Houston, President & CEO, NCSMT

North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center (NCSMT)

Ernie's 2008 interview with Governor Jim Hunt on science education, for the SMT Center newsletter

Radio In Vivo April 22, 2009 Guests: Steve Peterson, CEO, and Dick Guenther, Chief Technical Officer and VP, Research, Trana Discovery, Inc., Cary Topic: Trana's tRNA (transfer RNA) technology platform for drug discovery and development

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Steve Peterson, CEO. Trana Discovery, Inc.

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Dick Guenther, CTO, Trana Discovery, Inc.

Trana Discovery, Inc.

Radio In Vivo May 13, 2009 Guest: Dr. Vann Bennett, James B. Duke Professor of Cell Biology, Biochemistry, and Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Topic: Ankyrins, membrane anchoring proteins discovered by Dr. Bennett and implicated in sudden cardiac failure, Type 2 diabetes, aging, and other disorders

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Dr. Vann Bennett, Duke University Medical Center

Vann's Duke faculty profile page

Vann's HHMI Investigator profile

"Ankyrins" by Mohler, Gramolini, and Bennett, Journal of Cell Science 115, 1565-1566 (2002)

Radio In Vivo May 27, 2009 Guest: Dr. Jennifer Mersereau, Director, UNC Fertility Preservation Program Topic: Fertility Preservation Program, preserving fertility for cancer patients

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Dr. Jennifer Mersereau, Director, UNC Fertility Preservation Program

UNC Fertility Preservation Program

MyOncofertility.org (patient support group)

Fertile Hope (information and support)

Radio In Vivo June 17, 2009 Guest: Dr. Etta Pisano, Director, Biomedical Research Imaging Center; Director, NC TraCS Institute, Kenan Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, and Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, UNC School of Medicine; founder, NextRay Inc. Topic: Dr. Pisano's groundbreaking discoveries in digital mammography and advanced X-ray imaging technology

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Dr. Etta Pisano, UNC School of Medicine

Etta's UNC School of Medicine faculty page

Biomedical Research Imaging Center, UNC School of Medicine

The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Science (TraCS) Institute

Digital vs. Film Mammography in the Digital Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (DMIST): Questions and Answers - National Cancer Institute

Radio In Vivo July 1, 2009 Guest: Dr. William Parker, immunologist, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center Topics: Function of the human appendix, the "hygiene hypothesis," GERD and asthma, protein folding

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Dr. William Parker, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center

Parker Research Lab Overview

NPR story on the function of the appendix

Scientists Identify How Gastric Reflux May Trigger Asthma

Wild vs. Lab Rodent Comparison Supports Hygiene

Radio In Vivo July 15, 2009 Guest: Glenn Murphy, author of science books for young people Topics: Glenn's books "Why Is Snot Green?," "How Loud Can You Burp?" and more; public understanding of science; science education

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Glenn Murphy, author, science books for young people

Glenn Murphy Books on Facebook

Glenn Murphy Books home page

Radio In Vivo July 29, 2009 Guest: Dr. Miriam Labbok, Director, Carolina Breastfeeding Institute, UNC Gillings School of Global and Public Health Topics: Current theories and practices regarding breastfeeding; World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, 2009

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Dr. Miriam Labbok, Director, Carolina Breastfeeding Institute

Carolina Breastfeeding Institute

World Breastfeeding Week 2009

Radio In Vivo August 5, 2009 Guest: Dr. Elizabeth Bullitt, Director, Computer-Assisted Surgery and Imaging Laboratory (CASILab), UNC School of Medicine Topics: Advances in computer-assisted surgery and diagnosis, recent findings on aerobic activity and aging of the brain

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Dr. Elizabeth Bullitt, Director, CASILab, UNC School of Medicine

UNC CASILab (Computer-Assisted Surgery and Imaging Laboratory)

Radio In Vivo August 19, 2009 Guests: Dr. Christian Melander and Dr. John Cavanagh, NC State University; co-founders, Agile Sciences, Inc. Topics: The impact of biofilms in medicine, agriculture, and industry; Agile's proprietary formula for biofilm dispersion, re-sensitizing drug-resistant bacteria to conventional antibiotics

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Dr. John Cavanagh (left), Dr. Christian Melander (right), NCSU & Agile Sciences, Inc.

Agile Sciences, Inc.

Cavanagh Lab - NCSU Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry

Melander Lab at NCSU

Radio In Vivo August 26, 2009 Guest: Dr. Jorge Piedrahita, Professor of Genomics, Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University Topics: Cloned pigs yielding important human genetic information; implications for intrauterine growth restriction, a low birth weight condition affecting 5-8% of human births; "imprinted" genes

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Dr. Jorge Piedrahita, Professor of Genomics, NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine

Jorge's NCSU CVM page

Information on Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)

Radio In Vivo September 2, 2009 Guest: Dr. Phyllis Leppert, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine Topic: Current thinking and research findings on uterine fibroids

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Dr. Phyllis Leppert, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine

Management of Uterine Fibroids

Medline Plus information page on uterine fibroids

Radio In Vivo September 23, 2009 Guest: Dr. Stephen Frye, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy; Director, Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery (CICBDD) Topics: CICBDD, NC Drug Discovery Center of Innovation, NC NCI Chemical Biology Center, Stephen's career in pharmaceutical research and development and academic drug discovery

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Dr. Stephen Frye, Director, UNC Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery

Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery, UNC-Chapel Hill

Stephen's UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy faculty page

Radio In Vivo September 30, 2009 Guest: Dr. Rochelle Schwartz-Bloom, Professor of Pharmacology, Duke University; Director, Duke Center for Science Education Topic: Science education

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Dr. Rochelle Schwartz-Bloom, Director, Duke Center for Science Education

Duke Center for Science Education

Launch into Education About Pharmacology (LEAP)

Raising Interest in Science Education (RISE)

Radio In Vivo October 21, 2009 Guest: Dr. Kenneth Adler, Professor of Cell Biology, NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine; Cofounder and Chief Scientist, BioMarck Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. Topics: Pathogenic mechanisms of respiratory diseases, BioMarck's drug currently in trials to treat chronic bronchitis

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Dr. Kenneth Adler, NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine, BioMarck Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.

Ken's NCSU CVM faculty page

BioMarck Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.

Radio In Vivo November 11, 2009 Guest: Dr. Laura Miller, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, UNC-Chapel Hill Topics: Mathematical biology, the influence of fluid dynamics on biological systems

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Dr. Laura Miller, PI, Mathematical Physiology Group, UNC-CH

The Mathematical Physiology Group at UNC

Radio In Vivo November 18, 2009 Guest: Dr. Philip Benfey, Paul Kramer Professor of Biology; Director, Center for Systems Biology (CSB), Duke University; Co-founder and Chief Science Officer, GrassRoots Biotechnology Topics: Systems biology, CSB research activities, plant developmental genetics and genomics, GrassRoots' commercial venture in plant genetics

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Dr. Philip Benfey, Director, Center for Systems Biology, Duke U.; Co-founder & CSO, GrassRoots Bio.

Center for Systems Biology, Duke

Benfey Lab

GrassRoots Biotechnology, Inc.

Radio In Vivo November 25, 2009 Guest: Dr. Raymond Pickles, Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology and member, Cystic Fibrosis/Pulmonary Research and Treatment Center and Human Gene Therapy Center, UNC School of Medicine Topics: Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis, respiratory viral pathogens, including influenza

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Dr. Raymond Pickles, Associate Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, UNC School of Medicine

Ray's faculty home page

UNC Cystic Fibrosis/Pulmonary Research and Treatment Center

UNC Gene Therapy Center

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Radio In Vivo December 9, 2009 Guest: Dr. Blanche Capel, Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center Topics: Sex determination in the human embryo and "the bipotential gonad," drivers of sex determination in animals

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Dr. Blanche Capel, Professor of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center

The Capel Lab

Ernie's 2005 Environmental Health Perspectives cover story, "Are EDCs Blurring Issues of Gender?"

Radio In Vivo December 16, 2009 Guests: Dr. Chris Stern, Chairman and CEO, and Deb Thompson, Sr. VP Clinical Affairs, Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc., Durham Topic: Oxygen Biotherapeutics' oxygen therapy products in development for traumatic brain injury, stroke, heart attack, and many other biomedical applications

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Dr. Chris Stern, Chairman & CEO, Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc.

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Deb Thompson, Sr. VP, Clinical Affairs, Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc.

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc.

DERMACYTE Oxygen Concentrate Gel

Radio In Vivo
2010 Program Archive

Radio In Vivo January 6, 2010 Guest: Dr. Bradford Walters, VP and Chief Medical Officer, RTI International Topic: Brad's varied career as a neurosurgeon, venture capitalist, and now RTI executive

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Dr. Brad Walters, VP & Chief Medical Officer, RTI International, RTP

RTI International

Brad's RTI bio page

Radio In Vivo January 20, 2010 Guest: Dr. Tannishtha Reya, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University Medical Center Topics: Dr. Reya's research on hematopoietic stem cells, which generate all blood cells, and how stem cell signaling pathway mutations can lead to cancers

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Dr. Tannishtha Reya, Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, Duke U. Medical Ctr.

Reya Lab (stem cells and cancer)

Radio In Vivo January 27, 2010 Guest: Dr. Craig McClain, Assistant Director of Science, National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), Durham Topics: body size and biodiversity in the deep sea environment, ecology of undersea mountains, science blogging and communication

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Dr. Craig McClain, marine biologist, Asst. Dir. of Science, NESCent

McClain Laboratory: Body Size, Biodiversity, Energy Flow, & the Deep Sea

Deep-Sea News (Craig's blog)

Radio In Vivo February 10, 2010 Guest: Dr. Russell Harris, Director, Program on Prevention in Education and Practice, Professor of Medicine, UNC Topics: The role of prevention in medicine (including recent controversies regarding breast cancer screening and self-examination), the MD-MPH program at UNC

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Dr. Russell Harris, UNC School of Public Health

Screening for Breast Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

Screening for Prostate Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

The MD-MPH Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (journal article in Academic Medicine)

Radio In Vivo February 17, 2010 Guest: Dr. Wenbin Lin, Professor of Chemistry and Molecular Pharmaceutics, UNC-CH Topics: Recently named among the "Top Ten Chemists of the Decade," we discussed Dr. Lin's research activities in solar energy, biofuels, cancer treatment and imaging nanomaterials, catalysis, and more

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Dr. Wenbin Lin, Professor of Chemistry & Molecular Pharmaceutics, UNC-CH

The Lin Group (lab page)

Carolina Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence

UNC Institute for Advanced Materials, Nanoscience and Technology

Radio In Vivo March 3, 2010 Guest: Dennis Meredith, science writer, consultant, & author Topics: The state of science communication, Dennis's career and his new book, "Explaining Research"

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Dennis Meredith - science writer, former Duke PIO, author of "Explaining Research"

"Explaining Research" web site - order your copy here!

EurekAlert! (Science news site for journalists)

Radio In Vivo March 10, 2010 Guest: Dr. John Logsdon, associate professor of biology, University of Iowa, NESCent sabbatical scholar Topic: The evolutionary biology of sex

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Dr. John Logsdon, University of Iowa, NESCent sabbatical scholar

Logsdon Lab homepage

Sex, Genes, and Evolution - John's blog

John's NESCent project description

Radio In Vivo March 17, 2010 Guest: Rick Weddle, President & CEO, Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina Topics: Research Triangle Park - past, present, and future

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Rick Weddle, President & CEO, Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina

The Research Triangle Park

Radio In Vivo March 31, 2010 Guest: Dr. Allen Rodrigo, Director, National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), Durham Topics: An update on NESCent's activities in support of evolutionary biology research, Dr. Rodrigo's background and research interests

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Dr. Allen Rodrigo, Director, National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), Durham

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

Bioinformatics Institute, University of Auckland (NZ)

Radio In Vivo April 7, 2010 Guest: Dr. Heather Patisaul, assistant professor of biology, NCSU Topics: Risks of bisphenol A (BPA), other research in neuroendocrinology and endocrine disruption

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Dr. Heather Patisaul, assistant professor of biology, NC State University

The Patisaul Lab

Environmental Health News

EPA's Bisphenol A (BPA) Action Plan Summary (March 29, 2010)

Radio In Vivo April 14, 2010 A Special Edition of Radio In Vivo: "America's Science Challenges and Opportunities: Past, Present and Future" a lecture by Dr. Neal Lane, Malcolm Gillis University Professor at Rice University, senior fellow of the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, and former director of the National Science Foundation and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. The talk was delivered April 10, 2010 as the keynote address at the annual Scope Academy sponsored by the NC State College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.

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Dr. Neal Lane, Rice University, Houston, TX

Dr. Lane's Rice University faculty page

Dr. Lane's Baker Institute home page

Scope Academy 2010: video and slides version of Dr. Lane's speech

NCSU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (PAMS)

Radio In Vivo May 5, 2010 Guest: Fred Wyand, Media & Communications Manager, American Social Health Association (ASHA), RTP Topics: ASHA's history, mission, and activities; current epidemiology and research on sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

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American Social Health Association (ASHA), RTP

American Social Health Association

Radio In Vivo June 30, 2010 Guest: Vanessa Woods, research scientist, Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University; author of the book Bonobo Handshake Topic: Vanessa's work studying bonobos and chimpanzees in the Congo

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Vanessa Woods, research scientists, Duke University; author, "Bonobo Handshake"

Vanessa's website

Bonobo Handshake

Friends of Bonobos

Radio In Vivo July 14, 2010 Guest: Dr. Geraldine Dawson, research professor of psychiatry, UNC-Chapel Hill; Chief Science Officer, Autism Speaks Topic: New developments in detection, diagnosis, and treatment of autism

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Dr. Geraldine Dawson, Chief Science Officer, Autism Speaks; research professor of psychiatry, UNC-CH

Autism Speaks

The Autism Genome Project

This Emotional Life: Growing Up with Autism (filmed webinar)

Radio In Vivo July 21, 2010 Guest: Dr. Bill Sheridan, Chief Medical Officer, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Durham Topics: BioCryst's drug development technology, pipeline and history; emergency use of IV peramivir, BioCryst's anti-influenza drug, in 2009 H1N1 flu epidemic

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Dr. Bill Sheridan, Sr. VP and Chief Medical Officer, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Durham

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Radio In Vivo July 28, 2010 Guest: Dr. Geoff Ginsburg, Professor of Medicine and Pathology; Director, Center for Genomic Medicine, Duke University Topic: New developments in genomic and personalized medicine

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Dr. Geoff Ginsburg, Director, Center for Genomic Medicine, Duke University

Duke Center for Genomic Medicine

American Scientist Pizza Lunch podcast from March 30, 2010, featuring Dr. Ginsburg

Radio In Vivo September 8, 2010 Guest: Dr. K. Sean Kimbro, Director, Julius L. Chambers Biomedical Biotechnical Research Institute (BBRI), NC Central University, Durham Topic: Biomedical and health disparities research at BBRI

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Dr. K. Sean Kimbro, Director, Chambers Biomedical Biotechnical Research Institute, NC Central U.

Biomedical Biotechnical Research Institute (BBRI), NC Central University

Radio In Vivo September 22, 2010 Guests: Dr. Howard Rockman & Dr. Joseph Rogers, cardiologists, Duke University Medical Center Topic: Current and future treatments for heart failure

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Dr. Joseph Rogers, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke U. Medical Center

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Dr. Howard Rockman, Division of Cardiology, Duke U. Medical Center

Advanced Heart Failure Treated with Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device (New England Journal of Medicine, December 2009)

Thoratec Corp. (makers of continuous flow LVAD)

Heart Transplant Survivor Grateful for New Lease on Life - Duke Medicine story

Dr. Rockman cardiology staff profile

Trevena Inc., developing a first-in-class novel drug for heart failure treatment

Radio In Vivo September 29, 2010 A special edition of Radio In Vivo: the live remote broadcast that aired September 21 from Raleigh Science Cafe. Ernie hosted the event, which featured urban planner Dan Douglas of KlingStubbins Architects, Raleigh. Dan imparts his vision for the future of Raleigh and the Triangle, and takes questions from Ernie, the audience and Twitter.

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Dan Douglas, Director of Urban Planning, KlingStubbins Architects, Raleigh

Dan Douglas' European vision for our capital city

KlingStubbins

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - Science Talks

UNC-TV Blueprint North Carolina

Radio In Vivo October 20, 2010 Guest: Dr. Temitope Keku, Research Associate Professor of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill Topics: The human microbiome, the role of gut microbes in colorectal cancer

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Dr. Temitope Keku, Research Associate Professor, UNC School of Medicine

Dr. Keku's UNC faculty page

Dr. Keku's profile at the UNC Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders

The Human Microbiome Project

"Gut Reaction" - article in Aug. 2010 HHMI Bulletin on microbiome science

Radio In Vivo November 3, 2010 Guest: Dr. Josh Stohl, Research Engineer, MED-EL Corporation, Durham Topic: Cochlear implants - history, current developments, directions for research

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Dr. Josh Stohl, Research Engineer, MED-EL Corporation, Durham

MED-EL Corporation (cochlear implant developers/marketers)

Josh's Duke faculty page

Justin Robinson and the Mary Annettes (Josh's band)

Radio In Vivo November 10, 2010 Guest: Bob Fesmire, co-author, "Energy Explained" Topics: Conventional and alternative energy sources

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Bob Fesmire, co-author, "Energy Explained"

"Energy Explained" website

Amazon site for "Energy Explained"

Bob's article, "Energy Efficiency in the Power Grid"

ABB in the U.S. (Cary headquarters)

Radio In Vivo November 24, 2010 Guest: Jeffrey Abbey, President & CEO, Argos Therapeutics, Inc., Durham, NC Topics: Updating the progress of Argos' dendritic cell immunotherapies in development to treat cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases; ethical, legal and social issues surrounding cancer vaccines - our first return guest on RIV!

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Jeffrey Abbey, President & CEO, Argos Therapeutics, Inc., Durham

Argos Therapeutics, Inc.

Radio In Vivo December 29, 2010 Guests: Dr. Stephen Reynolds and Dr. Marco Buongiorno-Nardelli, NCSU Department of Physics Topics: Dr. Reynold's work in astrophysics, Dr. Buongiorno-Nardelli's work in nanomaterials, and the interface between science and music - Dr. Reynolds is a professional violinist, Dr. Buongiorno-Nardelli is a professional flutist/composer

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Dr. Stephen Reynolds, Department of Physics, NC State University

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Dr. Marco Buongiorno-Nardelli, Department of Physics, NC State University

Steve's NCSU faculty page

NY Times article on discovery of youngest supernova

Great visuals of most recent supernova

Nature Web Focus on Science and Music - 9 essays

ErMeS Group - Marco's lab for ab initio elEctRonic structure and the physics of MatErialS

ELM Collective (Marco's band)

Radio In Vivo
2011 Program Archive

Radio In Vivo January 19, 2011 Guest: Dr. Wolfgang Liedtke, Center for Translational Neuroscience, Duke University Medical Center Topics: Molecular mechanism of lung damage from diesel particles, pain neuroscience

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Dr. Wolfgang Liedtke, Dept. of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center

Findings on Pollution Damage to Human Airways Could Yield Novel Therapies

TRPV4-Mediated Calcium-influx into Human Bronchial Epithelia upon Exposure to Diesel Exhaust Particles

Liedtke Lab

Duke Researchers Find Rapid Maturation of Neurons at Birth

Radio In Vivo February 23, 2011 Guest: Dr. Bill Jenkins, Co-Director, Minority Health Project, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Topics: Minority health disparities, racism and health, epidemiology, Dr. Jenkins' long career at CDC and elsewhere, the Tuskegee Study

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Dr. Bill Jenkins, Co-Director, Minority Health Project, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

32nd Annual Minority Health Conference, UNC

Bill's IAAR bio page

Video of Bill's speech at the opening session of the 2010 American Public Health Association annual meeting

Radio In Vivo March 16, 2011 Guest: Dr. Louis Martin-Vega, Dean of the College of Engineering, NC State University Topics: NCSU College of Engineering, the Grand Challenges in Engineering

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Dr. Louis Martin-Vega, Dean, College of Engineering, NCSU

NC State College of Engineering

Grand Challenges in Engineering for the 21st Century

Radio In Vivo April 6, 2011 Guest: Jason Painter, Executive Director, North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) Topics: NCSO, threats to state funding, science education

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Jason Painter, Executive Director, North Carolina Science Olympiad

North Carolina Science Olympiad

NCSO Facebook fan page

Radio In Vivo May 4, 2011 Guest: Dr. Jenny McGuire, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), Durham Topics: conservation paleontology, the sixth mass extinction, organisms' responses to climate change

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Dr. Jenny McGuire, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), Durham

Jenny's NESCent profile page

Nature study on 6th mass extinction - abstract

USA Today article on Nature 6th mass extinction study

UC Berkeley press release on Nature 6th mass extinction study

Radio In Vivo May 18, 2011 Guest: Dr. Kater Hake, Vice President of Agricultural and Environmental Research, Cotton Incorporated, Cary Topics: Scientific and technological developments in cotton research, the current status of the cotton marketplace

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Dr. Kater Hake, VP of Agricultural & Environmental Research, Cotton Incorporated

Cotton Incorporated

Radio In Vivo June 1, 2011 Guest: Dr. Meg Lowman, Director, Nature Research Center (NRC), NC Museum of Natural Sciences; Research Professor, NCSU Topics: NRC, Meg's canopy science research, communicating science

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Dr. Meg Lowman, Director, Nature Research Center, NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Nature Research Center

NRC: Meet the Director

NCDENR Green Square Complex

Canopymeg.com - Meg's official website

Radio In Vivo July 6, 2011 Guest: Dr. Rob Dunn, assistant professor of biology, NC State University Topic: Rob's new book, "The Wild Life of Our Bodies"

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Dr. Rob Dunn, NC State University, author of "The Wild Life of Our Bodies"

Amazon site for "The Wild Life of Our Bodies" - hardcover and Kindle!

Your Wild Life - site for Rob's writing projects

Rob's home page - access articles and link to his lab

Belly Button Biodiversity

Radio In Vivo August 24, 2011 Guest: Dr. Bryan Stuart, Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Topics: The history and uses of Museum's reptile and amphibian collection, Bryan's research, species discovery and disappearance

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Dr. Bryan Stuart, Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles, NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Bryan's Museum home page

Bryan's website

Radio In Vivo August 31, 2011 Guest: Dr. Nancy Allbritton, Professor and Chair, UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering Topics: Research at the UNC/NCSU Biomedical Engineering Department, Nancy's research program in microsystems engineering, developing new analytical technologies for the biomedical sciences

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Dr. Nancy Allbritton, Professor and Chair, Joint UNC/NCSU Biomedical Engineering Dept.

UNC/NCSU Biomedical Engineering Department

Nancy's faculty profile page

Radio In Vivo September 14, 2011 Guest: Dr. Dan Ksepka, Research Professor, Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University; Research Associate, Department of Paleontology, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Topics: Avian paleontology, fossil penguins, divergent dating, sauropod dinosaurs

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Dr. Dan Ksepka, paleontologist, NCSU, NC Museum of Natural Sciences

March of the Fossil Penguins - Dan's blog

Dan's NCSU research website

Radio In Vivo September 28, 2011 Guest: Dr. Denniz Zolnoun, Director, Vulvar Pain Clinic, UNC School of Medicine Topics: Advances in vulvar and pelvic pain diagnosis and treatment, vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (VVS)

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Dr. Denniz Zolnoun, Director, Vulvar Pain Clinic, UNC School of Medicine

UNC Vulvar Pain Clinic

UNC Pelvic Pain Research Unit

UNC Advanced Laparoscopy & Pelvic Pain (Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Society for Women's Health Medtronic Prize (awarded to Denniz, May 2011)

Radio In Vivo October 12, 2011 Guest: Dr. Harald Ade, Professor and Director of Graduate Programs, Department of Physics, NC State University Topics: The physics of organic solar cells and light-emitting diodes, new methods of analyzing the composition, morphology and structure of polymeric and electronic materials at the sub-micron scale

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Dr. Harald Ade, Professor, Physics Department, NC State University

Ade Research Group

Harald's NCSU faculty page

Advanced Light Source

Radio In Vivo October 26, 2011 A Special Edition of Radio In Vivo featuring a recent keynote speech on the importance of teamwork in science, by Dr. Joseph DeSimone, Professor of Chemistry at UNC and NCSU and Founder & Scientific Advisor of Liquidia Technologies

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Dr. Joseph DeSimone, UNC/NCSU Chemistry; Founder & Scientific Advisor, Liquidia Technologies

Radio In Vivo November 9, 2011 Guests: Dr. Alison Motsinger-Reif, assistant professor, Bioinformatics Research Center, NCSU, and Dr. David Reif, statistician, National Center for Computational Toxicology, EPA, RTP Topics: Bioinformatics, pharmacogenomics, toxicogenomics, ToxPi (Toxicological Priority Index), married scientists

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Dr. Alison Motsinger-Reif, bioinformaticist, NC State University Dept. of Statistics

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Dr. David Reif, statistician, National Center for Computational Toxicology, EPA

Alison's NCSU Dept. of Statistics faculty page

2009 New England Journal of Medicine article from the International Warfarin Pharmacogenetics Consortium

UNC study links chemotherapy response to heritable factors

EPA Speakers Bureau profile of David

Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers

EPA newsletter article on ToxPi, the tool David developed for prioritizing testing of environmental chemicals

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