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Scientist is a podcast about people who do science. Expanding the boundaries of knowledge is a deeply human endeavor, and host Toshiki Nakashige talks with scientists about their personal experiences as researchers, educators, and creators. Currently in its second season, this podcast strives to hig… read more

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August 8th, 2019


A special announcement: Season 2 of Scientist will start in November!

In the meantime, please consider supporting the podcast by becoming a patron for Scientist. I am currently a postdoctoral researcher at The …

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May 21st, 2019


I’m happy to announce that I’m starting to work on a new season of Scientist. I finished the first series of episodes in November 2018, and after producing 31 consecutive weekly episodes, I needed a few months to think …

Victor Torres

April 1st, 2019


Victor Torres is Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology at New York University School of Medicine. We talk about Staph infections, …

Kathryn Ibata-Arens

November 19th, 2018


Kathryn Ibata-Arens is Vincent de Paul Professor of Political Science and Director of the Global Asian Studies Program at DePaul University in …

Eugene Chang

November 12th, 2018


Eugene Chang is Martin Boyer Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago in Chicago, IL. We talk about the gastrointestinal microbiome, his …

Kenneth Gillingham

November 5th, 2018


Kenneth Gillingham is Associate Professor of Economics at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies of Yale University in New Haven, CT. We …

Gregory Plunkett

October 29th, 2018


Gregory Plunkett is Director and Curator of the Cullman Program for Molecular Systematics at the New York Botanical Garden. We talk about …

Michael Balick

October 22nd, 2018


Michael Balick is Vice President for Botanical Science and Director of the Institute of Economic Botany at The New York Botanical Garden. We talk …

Alexandra Horowitz

October 15th, 2018


Alexandra Horowitz is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Barnard College in New York. We talk about the umwelt of …

Paula Diaconescu

October 8th, 2018


Paula Diaconescu is Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles. We talk about organometallic chemistry, …

Christine Shearer

October 1st, 2018


Christine Shearer is Senior R&D Engineer at Annie’s Homegrown in Berkeley, CA. We talk about food science, socially responsible practices, and …

Jason Kandybowicz

September 24th, 2018


Jason Kandybowicz is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York. We talk about linguistic field methods, endangered and fictional African languages, and how Japanese …

Roger Peng

September 17th, 2018


Roger D. Peng is a Professor in the Department of Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. We talk about statistics, …

Stefano Sacanna

September 10th, 2018


Stefano Sacanna is Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at New York University. We talk about colloidal materials, interdisciplinary …

Elaine Fuchs

September 3rd, 2018


Elaine Fuchs is Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor, Howard Hughs Medical Institute Investigator, and Head of the Robin Chemers Neustein Laboratory of …

Psyche Loui

August 27th, 2018


Psyche Loui is Assistant Professor of Music and Psychology at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. We talk about cognitive neuroscience, liberal …

Joyce White

August 20th, 2018


Joyce White is the Director of the Middle Mekong Archaeological Project and Director of the Ban Chiang Project at the University of Pennsylvania …

Omar Abdel-Wahab

August 13th, 2018


Omar Abdel-Wahab is an Associate Member in the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program and Attending Physician in the Department of Medicine at …

Gaelin Rosenwaks

August 6th, 2018


Gaelin Rosenwaks is a marine scientist and the Founder and President of Global Ocean Exploration. We talk about bluefin tuna, expedition science, and …

Adam Summers

July 30th, 2018


Adam Summers is Professor of Biology and School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences at the University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratories on San …

Gabriela González

July 23rd, 2018


Gabriela González is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. We talk about LIGO, women in physics, and …

Jelani Nelson

July 16th, 2018


Jelani Nelson is Associate Professor of Computer Science John L. Loeb Associate Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. We talk about algorithms, programming contests, and …

John C. Mather

July 9th, 2018


John C. Mather is Senior Astrophysicist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. He is currently Senior Project Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope. We talk about cosmic microwave background, …

Marcelo Ang

July 2nd, 2018


Marcelo Ang is Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Acting Director of the Advanced Robotics Center at the National University of Singapore. We talk about self-driving cars, robotics …

Eng Eong Ooi

June 25th, 2018


Eng Eong Ooi is Professor and Deputy Director of the Emerging Diseases Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore. We talk about dengue fever, …

Rich Cohen

June 18th, 2018


Rich Cohen is the Associate Director of Technical Programs at Bolt Threads in Emeryville, CA. We talk about spider silk, applied science, and my …

Catherine Bliss

June 11th, 2018


Catherine Bliss is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. We talk …

Heran Darwin

June 4th, 2018


Heran Darwin is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology at the New York University School of Medicine in New York. We talk about the …

Alison Olechowski, Kapil Amarnath, and Amanda Vernon

May 28th, 2018


Alison Olechowski is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto in Canada. Kapil Amarnath is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Physics at …

Sarah Gaither

May 21st, 2018


Sarah Gaither is Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. We talk about social psychology, biracial identity, and …

Martin Chalfie

May 14th, 2018


Martin Chalfie is University Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Columbia University. We talk about green fluorescent protein, …

Margaret Polaneczky

May 7th, 2018


Margaret Polaneczky is a gynecologist at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York. We talk about women's health, ethics, and New York.

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Ken Buesseler

April 30th, 2018


Ken Buesseler is Senior Scientist of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. We talk about measuring …

Michael Eisen

April 23rd, 2018


Michael Eisen is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development at the University of California, Berkeley. We talk about fruit flies, Open Access, and running for …

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