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Ep. 251: “Post-Implantation Blastoids” Featuring Drs. Thorold Theunissen and Rowan Karvas

Dr. Thorold Theunissen is an Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology at Washington University in St. Louis investigating the molecular basis of pluripotency, the mechanisms of trophoblast development, and the generation…

Ep. 250: “Blastoid Development and Implantation” Featuring Dr. Nicolas Rivron

Dr. Nicolas Rivron is a Principal Investigator at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna. His group recreates embryonic development using mammalian stem cells…

Ep. 249: “Live at NYSCF: Overcoming Obstacles in Stem Cell Research” Featuring Drs. Laura Andres-Martin, Daniel Paull, and Raeka Aiyar

Dr. Laura Andres-Martin is a Research Investigator, Oncology, Dr. Daniel Paul is the Senior VP, Discovery & Platform Development, and Dr. Raeka Aiyar is the VP, Scientific & DEIB Outreach…

Ep. 248: “Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering” Featuring Dr. Nathaniel Huebsch

Dr. Nathaniel Huebsch is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. His lab focuses on understanding how mechanical cues originating at cell-cell and cell-extracellular matrix…

Ep. 247: “Neurological Disorders” Featuring Dr. Thomas Durcan

Dr. Thomas Durcan is an Associate Professor and Director of the Early Drug Discovery Unit at the Montreal Neurological Institute. He oversees a team of 40+ research staff and students,…

ISSCR 2023: On the Ground

In June 2023, we attended ISSCR 2023, the annual meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, in Boston. We spoke with delegates about their research and impressions of…

Ep. 245: “Cellular Diversity” Featuring Dr. Thomas Zwaka

Dr. Thomas Zwaka is the Director of the Huffington Center for Cell-Based Research in Parkinson's Disease and a Professor of Regenerative and Developmental Biology at the Icahn School of Medicine…

ISSCR 2023: Day 4

In June 2023, Daylon and Arun attended the International for Stem Cell Research's (ISSCR) annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, and recorded daily episodes discussing highlights of the final day of…

ISSCR 2023: Day 3

In June 2023, Daylon and Arun attended the International Society for Stem Cell Research's (ISSCR) annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, and recorded daily episodes discussing highlights of the third day…

ISSCR 2023: Day 2

In June 2023, Daylon and Arun attended the International Society for Stem Cell Research’s (ISSCR) annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, and recorded daily episodes discussing highlights of the second day…

ISSCR 2023: Day 1

In June 2023, Daylon and Arun attended the International Society for Stem Cell Research's (ISSCR) annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, and recorded daily episodes discussing highlights of the first day…

Ep. 244: “The Mammalian Lung” Featuring Dr. Emma Rawlins

Dr. Emma Rawlins is a Senior Group Leader at the Gurdon Institute in the Department of Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge. She talks about modeling fetal…

Ep. 243: “Ethics and Policy” Featuring Dr. Insoo Hyun

Dr. Insoo Hyun is the Director of the Center for Life Sciences and Public Learning at the Museum of Science in Boston, and a Member of the Harvard Medical School…

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…

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