Join host Tesla Monson as she interviews molecular toxicologist, David Faulkner on The Graduates. Faulkner's research focuses on using broad toxicity screening approaches to try and design safer molecules that can be used to replace gasoline. In his interview, Faulkner also discusses the power of yeast, and the current standards for assessing toxicity in industrial chemicals. Faulkner is a PhD candidate in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology at UC Berkeley.
How many teeth do you have? Join host Tesla Monson as she interviews PhD Candidate Phil Cleves about the evolution of tooth number in fresh and saltwater stickleback fish on The Graduates. On Tuesday, November 18th @ 9AM, Cleves also talks about diving off the Great Barrier Reef, running into sharks, and other joys of marine biology.
Join host Tesla Monson as she interviews Trevor Dolinajec about the aerodynamics of mildew on The Graduates. Dolinajec is a PhD Candidate in the Biophysics Program at UC Berkeley. In the interview, Dolinajec talks about his experimental fungal work using high speed cameras and wind tunnels. He also describes how natural selection acts on fungal spore biomechanics.