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Science in Progress

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...


Nov 13, 2018

Anna's a PhD student at University of Connecticut.  She studies bat viruses which is super fascinating!  We talk a little about Anna's research, but in this discussion we focus on our strategies coping when things don't go as we envisioned in research or our overall grad school plans.

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Oct 30, 2018

So excited to be joined by Laura Abondano on this episode.  Laura and I started chatting about recording this show about a year ago.  I found Laura's work on the website 500 women scientists.  She studies woolly monkey reproductive behaviors and paternity patterns.  We hear all about Laura's research and what it's like...