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Ep. 242: “Spinal Cord Injury” Featuring Dr. Aileen Anderson

Dr. Aileen Anderson is the Director of the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center at the University of California, Irvine. Her lab investigates the role of inflammatory mechanisms…

Ep. 241: “The Biology of HSCs” Featuring Dr. Shannon McKinney-Freeman

Dr. Shannon McKinney-Freeman is a Principal Investigator and Member at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Her lab focuses on the fundamental biology of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs).  She talks about…

Ep. 240: “The Human Brain” Featuring Dr. Sergiu Pașca

Dr. Sergiu Pașca is the Kenneth T. Norris, Jr. Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and the Bonnie Uytengsu and Family Director of the Stanford Brain Organogenesis…

Ep. 239: “Academic Publishing” Featuring Dr. Stylianos Lefkopoulos

Dr. Stylianos Lefkopoulos is an Associate Editor of Nature Cell Biology. He talks about a day in the life of an editor and what he looks for in a manuscript. He…

Ep. 238: “Skeletal Stem Cells” Featuring Dr. Noriaki Ono

Dr. Noriaki Ono is an Associate Professor at the University of Texas Health Center at Houston. His research focuses on bone development and regeneration. He talks about in vivo lineage…

Ep. 237: “Epithelial and Organoid Systems” Featuring Dr. Ryan Conder

Dr. Ryan Conder is the Director of Epithelial and Organoid Systems at STEMCELL Technologies.  He talks about the next phase in organoid research and what questions organoids can help answer.…

Ep. 236: “ISSCR 2023: The Future Starts Here” Featuring Keith Alm, Dr. Haifan Lin, and Dr. David Scadden

Keith Alm is the CEO, Dr. Haifan Lin is the President, and Dr. David Scadden is 2023 Annual Meeting Program Chair of the ISSCR. They talk about the upcoming annual…

Ep. 235: “New Therapies for Degenerative Disease” Featuring Dr. Lorenz Studer

Dr. Lorenz Studer is the Director of the Center for Stem Cell Biology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute. His lab exploits recent advances in stem cell biology to develop…

Ep. 234: “Engineered Tissue Assembly” Featuring Dr. Boyang Zhang

Dr. Boyang Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at McMaster University. His lab uses advanced biofabrication techniques to build human micro-tissue models for predictive drug discovery and to…

Ep. 233: “The Role of Podcasting in Science” Featuring Drs. Jason Goldsmith and Brenda Raud

In this special episode, Daylon and Arun chat with Drs. Jason Goldsmith and Brenda Raud, the hosts of The Immunology Podcast. Recorded in-person and led by Dr. Nicole Quinn from…

Ep. 232: “Neurodegenerative Diseases” Featuring Dr. Clive Svendsen

Dr. Clive Svendsen is the Executive Director of the Regenerative Medicine Institute at Cedars-Sinai. His lab uses stem cells to develop models and treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. He talks about…

Ep. 231: “Manipulating Stem Cell Fate” Featuring Dr. Shuibing Chen

Dr. Shuibing Chen is the Kilts Family Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine. Her lab uses hiPSCs and ESCs for disease modeling and drug screening, with a focus on…

Ep. 230: “Neuronal Diversity” Featuring Dr. Paola Arlotta

Dr. Paola Arlotta is the Golub Family Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University. She is interested in understanding the molecular laws that govern the birth, differentiation,…

Ep. 229: “Cellular Reprogramming and Pluripotency” Featuring Dr. Jacob Hanna

Dr. Jacob Hanna is an Associate Professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science. His lab investigates cellular reprogramming and embryogenesis. He talks about the challenges of growing synthetic embryo models…

Ep. 228: “Developing Regenerative Medicines” Featuring Dr. Stefan Irion

Dr. Stefan Irion is the Senior Vice President of Research at BlueRock Therapeutics, a leading engineered cell therapy company with a mission to develop regenerative medicines for intractable diseases. He…

Ep. 227: “Interspecies Chimeras” Featuring Dr. Jun Wu

Dr. Jun Wu is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern. The Wu lab uses interspecies chimeras to study fundamental biology: conserved and divergent developmental programs, determination of…

Ep. 226: “The ‘Egg to Embryo’ Transition” Featuring Dr. Edward Grow

Dr. Edward Grow is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas, Southwestern. His lab studies reproductive biology, specifically the development of the egg and subsequently the fertilized embryo. He…

Ep. 225: “Self-Organization and Collective Behavior” Featuring Dr. Prisca Liberali

Dr. Prisca Liberali is Senior Group Leader at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research and an Assistant Professor at the University of Basel. Her research aims to understand the…

Ep. 224: “Standards for Stem Cell Research” Featuring Drs. Tenneille Ludwig, Peter Andrews, and Madeline Lancaster

Drs. Tenneille Ludwig, Peter Andrews, and Madeline Lancaster are members of the ISSCR Standards Initiative for Pluripotent Stem Cell Research. They discuss the need for basic and preclinical standards to…

Ep. 223: “Supporting Science” Featuring Dr. Jackie Damen

Dr. Jackie Damen is a currently a Principal Scientist in Scientific Support for Hematology at STEMCELL Technologies, and was previously the Director of Contract Assay Services. She talks about the…

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