Welcome SCP fans to Episode 51. Be sure to visit stemcellpodcast.com for current and past episodes and to sign up for our newsletter.
We begin as always with our Science Roundup sponsored by Thermo Fisher. In this episode, we discuss topics ranging from gene drive, liver stem cells, robots making iPS cells, a bacteria that eats nicotine, genetic analysis of people with high intelligence, and much more. We next move to the interview segment of the show, sponsored by STEMCELL Technologies.
Our guest today is Thermo Fisher collaborator Dr. Chris Armstrong, CEO of Stem Cell Theranostics to discuss his company and how they are using iPSCs to model cardiovascular disease. We then finish off the show with a rant on elastic socks. Enjoy! [Read more…]