Futures in Biotech Show Notes

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Futures in Biotech Show Notes
Shownotes Date Title Topic
Futures in Biotech 89 November 18, 2011 Towards Curing Malaria With Dr. Elizabeth Winzeler Dr. Elizabeth Winzeler describes her approaches to drug discovery in an effort to tackle Malaria.
Futures in Biotech 88 November 4, 2011 Cogito, Ergo Sum... Multitasking? How understanding our mind will shape our futures with Dr. Adam Gazzaley.
Futures in Biotech 87 October 3, 2011 Anti-Matter Message In A Magnetic Bottle We talk with Jeffrey Hangst about the successful trapping of anti-hydrogen to hopefully answer some of our most important questions about the universe.
Futures in Biotech 86 September 9, 2011 Biomasses For The Masses Changing an Amish farm in Ohio into an energy source solution for modern times.
Futures in Biotech 85 August 23, 2011 Modeling Life With The World's Most Powerful Computer System Dr. Vijay Pande, Stanford's Director of Folding@home, details how the World's most powerful system models Alzheimer's and other human diseases.
Futures in Biotech 84 July 15, 2011 Biotech - Hot in Cleveland Baiju Shah, President & CEO of BioEnterprise, explains how to transform a regional economy into a thriving biotechnological innovation center.
Futures in Biotech 83 July 8, 2011 Bioinformatics: Essential Gene names Skewed in a Network of Blame Dr. Mark Gerstein from Yale University explains the essence of life through network theory.
Futures in Biotech 82 June 24, 2011 Bionic Brain Symbionts : The Next Phage of Human Slurry We discuss everything from symbiotic devices to human proteome phage to the race between transcription and translation, genetics gone wild.
Futures in Biotech 81 June 17, 2011 Worm Research: The Buck Starts Here Dr. Gordon Lithgow bridges the science of protein folding and life extenstion.
Futures in Biotech 80 May 23, 2011 Light Up The Brain Using optogenetics to study learning and cognition.
Futures in Biotech 79 May 13, 2011 Oceans 20 The Test Run, the technology that will transition us into the next era of medicine.
Futures in Biotech 78 March 18, 2011 TWiV Infects FiB It's a science mashup. FiB and TWiV together for one big show.
Futures in Biotech 77 March 11, 2011 How The Environment And A Single Protein Influence Evolution
Futures in Biotech 76 February 25, 2011 It's Time To Proteo Me How mass spectrometry has become one of the most important technologies in our move toward personalized medicine.
Futures in Biotech 75 February 22, 2011 It's Time To Start The Human Proteome The move to the Human Proteome is the next big transition in modern medicine.
Futures in Biotech 74 January 15, 2011 Cancer and Aging: Rival Demons with Dr. Judith Campisi Dr. Judith Campisi's scientific investigations are at the nexus between cancer and aging. She seeks to better understand how cellular senescence contributes to the pathophysiology of aging.
Futures in Biotech 73 January 3, 2011 Aging Delayed We will discuss the biotech of life extension with the scientist that discovered the Sirtuan family of genes.
Futures in Biotech 72 December 14, 2010 A Four Billion Year Old Social Network How controlling bacterial behavior may lead to a new class of urgently needed antibiotics.
Futures in Biotech 71 November 22, 2010 Genomics, Proteomics, Cellular Immunity, and Anti-Matter The '1000 Genome Project', 'Billion Dollar Human Proteome', viral killing proteins, and capturing anti-matter.
Futures in Biotech 70 November 7, 2010 SBIR Funding: The Business of Science How to fund the development of your own technology through SBIR funding.
Futures in Biotech 69 October 19, 2010 The Power of Yeast Genetics Looking at one of the most powerful genetic model systems: Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Futures in Biotech 68 October 5, 2010 Rats Will Inherit The Earth How studying mammalian biological history can help us better understand ourselves.
Futures in Biotech 67 September 17, 2010 Triceratopping Egg Mountain Dinosaur hunting with the man who inspired Jurassic Park.
Futures in Biotech 66 September 12, 2010 The Homebrew Genomics Club A first hand account on the genesis of the Human Genome Project.


Futures in Biotech 65 August 31, 2010 Tackling Genetic Disease Progress in molecular biology and the latest strategies for tackling genetic disease.


Futures in Biotech 64 July 31, 2010 The Future Is Viral Five scientists discuss their hopes and aspirations for biotechnology in a post-genomics era.


Futures in Biotech 63 July 9, 2010 How to Use a Mouse Nobel Laureate Dr. Mario Capecchi teaches us how to use a mouse to dissect the human genome, and understand disease.


Futures in Biotech 62 June 25, 2010 X-Ray Crystallography A technique that will produce a true atomic anatomy of the human body.
Futures in Biotech 61 June 15, 2010 One Heart Beat Away How to tackle problems of the heart with biotechnology.
Futures in Biotech 60 May 25, 2010 Do You Come To This Cave Often?
Futures in Biotech 59 May 11, 2010 No Room For Failure Keeping humans alive and safe during space travel


Futures in Biotech 58 April 19, 2010 Vertical Farms And More With Dick Despommier Feeding the world with indoor vertical farming.
Futures in Biotech 57 April 6, 2010 Mechanisms Of Non-Mendelian Inheritance In Evolution How prion proteins can act in non-mendelian inheritance, or evolution without DNA.
Futures in Biotech 56 March 23, 2010 New Antiviral Strategies With Karla Kirkegaard A look into RNA viruses and more.
Futures in Biotech 55 March 2, 2010 Ultra Low Power Bioelectronics - PART II Dr. Sarpeshkar talks about how to improve electronic systems using biologically inspired design.
Futures in Biotech 54 February 21, 2010 Personal Genome Project - Leo's Genome? Dr. George Church, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Center for Computational Genetics
Futures in Biotech 53 January 25, 2010 Project Genome 10k, Mapping Life's Greatest Journey Dr. David Haussler talks about Project Genome 10k and how sequencing ten thousand vertebrate genomes will tell us about our past, present, and futures.
Futures in Biotech 52 December 25, 2009 Ultra Low Power Bioelectronics, Part 1 Bio-inspired and biomedical electronics, circuit modeling of biology, and more.
Futures in Biotech 51 December 15, 2009 MRI Engineering Made Easy How to build an MRI, and how it works.
Futures in Biotech 50 December 8, 2009 More Biotech Stories Marc and some the FiB regulars cover important stories in the biotechnology realm.


Futures in Biotech 49 November 16, 2009 Brain-Machine Interfaces Dr. Justin Sanchez walks us through the technology of brain machine interfaces.
Futures in Biotech 48 October 24, 2009 Sequencing an Ocean's Genome Dr. Delong discusses the use of metagenomics to understand microbial life in the Pacific Ocean.
Futures in Biotech 47 September 25, 2009 Genetic Engineering in the 21st Century Dr. Oliver Smithies discusses the present and future of genetic engineering
Futures in Biotech 46 September 7, 2009 Towards Computers That Think An interview with Dr. Terrence Sejnowski about theoretical and computational biology and neurobiology.
Futures in Biotech 45 July 24th, 2009 How To Make A Mouse Marc talks with Dr. Oliver Smithies, 2007 Nobel Laureate, and father of mammalian genetic engineering.
Futures in Biotech 44 June 29th, 2009 Cogito Ergo Sum by fMRI What does the statement:"I think, therefore I am" used by Rene Descartes really mean? What if you could look into the human mind with the most sophisticated instrumentation available?
Futures in Biotech 43 May 31st, 2009 Temporal Alien Mammoth Overlords From wooly mammoths, to cybernetics, and controlling your computer with your brain, a panel discusses the recent big stories in bioscience.
Futures in Biotech 42 May 1st, 2009 Sneezing Pandaemic Interview with Vincent Racaniello, the host of This Week in Virology, on the H1N1 "Swine Flu".
Futures in Biotech 41 April 28th, 2009 Modeling Life With The World's Fastest Computer A follow-up look at Folding@Home, the world's most powerful distributed computing cluster, designed to perform computationally intensive protein folding simulations.
Futures in Biotech 40 March 30th, 2009 Virus Reborn World leading virologist explains why he revived a virus that killed 50 million people...
Futures in Biotech 39 February 24th, 2009 Food, Genetically Modified We talk about the controversies of GM foods.
Futures in Biotech 38 January 31st, 2009 It Is Easy Being Green How Dr. Martin Chalfie transformed a green fluorescent jellyfish protein into the most important biological marker used today.
Futures in Biotech 37 December 30th, 2008 Just A Touch Of Green Nobel Laureate Marty Chalfie and the molecular machinery that senses touch.
Futures in Biotech 36 November 24th, 2008 Avoiding Death, Not Taxes with Dr. Cynthia Kenyon Dr. Kenyon explores the genes that regulate aging...
Futures in Biotech 35 October 28th, 2008 The Brain Machine Interface Dr. Justin Sanchez discusses technologies that enable direct brain to computer interfacing, just think…
Futures in Biotech 34 September 12th, 2008 A Great Historical Document - The Human Genome Mark Gerstein endeavors to make sense our genome on its past and present course.
Futures in Biotech 33 July 23rd, 2008 Dr. Milner’s Explorations Into The Human Mind Dr. Brenda Milner describes the experiments that led to a revolution in modern neuroscience.
Futures in Biotech 32 June 7th, 2008 Controlling HIV Evolution Dr. Ronald Collman talks about exciting new discoveries on HIV, the virus that has taken 25 million lives.
Futures in Biotech 31 May 3rd, 2008 The Eensy-Weensy Teenie Weenie Big Bang Dr. Michio Kaku, co-founder of String Field Theory.
Futures in Biotech 30 March 26th, 2008 Aubrey de Grey on the Thousand Year Lifespan Guest: Aubrey de Grey; Chairman and Chief Science Officer, the Methuselah Foundation.
Futures in Biotech 29 February 9th, 2008 From Human Genome Project to Your Genome Project (Part II) Dr. Church describes both the underlying DNA technologies and societal implications of personal genomics
Futures in Biotech 28 January 26th, 2008 One of the Greatest Quests in the World of Genetics Dr. Richard Lifton describes his scientific journey, which has changed how doctors treat hypertension: a condition that affects approximately one billion people worldwide...
Futures in Biotech 27 December 28th, 2007 Folding@Home at 1.3 Petaflops Dr. Pande explains how he uses the worlds' fastest computer to solve some of the most difficult problems in biology...
Futures in Biotech 26 November 21st, 2007 The Last Man to Walk on the Moon Former Senator from New Mexico, Dr. Harrison 'jack' Schmitt, shares his experience of living and working on the moon, the future of space settlements, and solving the worlds energy needs.
Futures in Biotech 25 October 3rd, 2007 From the Human Genome Project to Space Exploration with Dr. George Church (Part I) Dr. George Church explores the fantastic world of genetics from the Earth to Mars!
Futures in Biotech 24 September 19th, 2007 The Phoenix Mars Mission with Dr. Deborah Bass Dr. Bass and her colleagues at NASA explore the Martian arctic for signs of life
Futures in Biotech 23 September 11th, 2007 From Gemini to Mars with Dr. Buzz Aldrin Dr. Buzz Aldrin talks about Gemini 12, Apollo 11, and the future of space exploration
Futures in Biotech 22 September 1st, 2007 The Marathon Mouse Dr. Ron Evans discusses the genetic engineering of metabolism and the creation of a strain of super mice: the Marathon Mouse
Futures in Biotech 21 August 21st, 2007 Science Versus Cancer with Dr. Evangelos Michelakis Dr. Michelakis explains how to target the metabolism of cancer cells...
Futures in Biotech 20 August 3rd, 2007 Dr. Eric Kandel's Insights into the Science of Mind Nobel Laureate Dr. Eric Kandel explains the neurobiology of memory
Futures in Biotech 19 July 18th, 2007 The Supra Human Organism Dr. Jeffrey Gordon is leading the field of Human Metagenomics with his work on the Human Microbiome
Futures in Biotech 18 July 4th, 2007 NanoBiotech The intersection between biotech and nanotech promises some amazing applications.
Futures in Biotech 17 June 23rd, 2007 Biotech Singularity A panel of leading scientists (and an engineer!) make predictions on the future of biotechnology...
Futures in Biotech 16 May 26th, 2007 21st Century Biotech - Systems Biology Dr. Lee Hood, President of the Institute for Systems Biology, inventor of the DNA sequencer...
Futures in Biotech 15 May 2nd, 2007 The SuperNet Dr. Larry Smarr discusses the future of computing and the internet...
Futures in Biotech 14 March 24th, 2007 Working Towards a Cure for Multiple Sclerosis Scott Johnson and Robert Miller talk about the approaches used by Myelin Repair Foundation (MRF) to accelerate discovery...
Futures in Biotech 12 February 21st, 2007 The Era of Shock and Awe Proteomics Dr. John Bergeron describes how proteomics could revolutionize modern medicine....
Futures in Biotech 11 January 17th, 2007 Ancient DNA -The Neanderthal Genome Isolating the ancient DNA of Neanderthals from museum specimens...
Futures in Biotech 10 December 8th, 2006 Carla Shatz on the Human Brain Carla Shatz on the Human Brain...
Futures in Biotech 9 November 22nd, 2006 Ed Delong on Metagenomics Dr. Delong uses advanced genomic techniques to explore marine microbial communities in search of new genes...
Futures in Biotech 8 November 9th, 2006 Drew Endy on Synthetic Biology A look at the the emerging field of Synthetic Biology...
Futures in Biotech 7 October 18th, 2006 Dr. Ronald Desrosiers Dr. Ronald Desrosiers and research towards an HIV vaccine....
Futures in Biotech 6 October 11th, 2006 Dr. Linda Griffith on Tissue Engineering Dr. Griffith is working on ways to develop replacement organs and tissues, and also provide an unlimited supply of living human organs for scientists to use to better understand disease and develop new therapies....
Futures in Biotech 5 September 20th, 2006 Andre Nantel on DNA Microarrays In this episode, we talk about how microarrays are revolutionizing biomedical sciences...
Futures in Biotech 4 August 16th, 2006 Dr. Marc Vidal, Part 2 The network of interactions in the human gene resembles other networks, including social networks...
Futures in Biotech 3 August 10th, 2006 Dr. Marc Vidal What's next after the human genome project? It's time to map the interactome...
Futures in Biotech 2 July 21st, 2006 Dr. Leonard P. Guarente on Aging MIT's Dr. Leonard Guarente, discoverer of a gene that's implicated in aging...
Futures in Biotech 1 June 14th, 2006 Dr. Susan Lindquist Our pilot episode talks about protein folding, evolution, and using prions for nanotech structures with one of the premiere scientists in the field...