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Science in Progress

Aug 12, 2019

On episode #18 I'm joined by Becca Clement (@beccasbugs) and Keylie Gibson (@gibsonkeylie) who are both PhD candidates at George Washington University's Computational Biology Institute. We begin by defining computational biology and then see how their research projects (related to Black Rhino conservation and the...


Aug 8, 2019

In this episode, I chat with Meredith Zettlemoyer a PhD candidate at Michigan State University who works at the Kellogg Biological Station. Meredith studies responses of prarie communities to different aspects of global change like nitrogen addition, deer herbivory and climate change. In this episode we chat about what...


Jun 13, 2019

In today's episode I talk with Gina Ramirez, a PhD candidate at Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste in La Paz, Mexico. Gina and I met just over a year ago when I was an instructor with the NGO Clubes de Ciencia. Gina is one of the amazingly dedicated staff members in La Paz and with the team there, she...


Apr 27, 2019

[update] Dr. Chelsea Little defended her PhD recently!! Congrats Dr. Little!! If you want to stream her defense talk, check it out here

In this conversation I chat with Chelsea about the differences between PhD programs in the US and Europe. Chelsea is a PhD candidate in the Altermatt lab at the University of Zurich....


Feb 13, 2019

In today’s episode I chat with Manuel Lequerica, a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney.  We talk about the fascinating aspects of urban ecology including light pollution, human connection with nature and plant/insect interactions.  We also have fun discussions about what it’s like to follow different passions...