Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in STEM With Jeanita Pritchett
In this episode of Teach Me in 10, Dr. Jeanita Pritchett, who has a deep-rooted passion for helping others find excitement in STEM and considers herself a "Jane of All Trades", will speak about what diversity means, why DEI policies and practices are an important factor in optimizing the science ecosystem and she seeks to address the question what everyone can do to help get us to a more inclusive environment.
Could Vaccines for Plants Make Pesticides a Thing of the Past?
There are raising concerns about the impact of pesticides on health and the environment. The EU-funded ChemPrime project offers a viable alternative. A new technology that, like a vaccine, prepares crops’ immune system enabling them to mount a faster and stronger immune response against future attack.
How COVID-19 Vaccines Are Accelerating New Cancer Treatments
The Cancer Research Institute hosted a special event with mRNA vaccine pioneers and 2021 Coley Award Winners Katalin Karikó, Ugur Sahin, Özlem Türeci and Drew Weissman. In this interview, the honorees shared their thoughts on how mRNA vaccine technology will transform cancer treatment in the future.
Nasal Vaccine for Alzheimer’s Disease Enters Clinical Trial
Recently, Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston launched the first human trial of a nasal vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease. Lead researcher Dr. Howard Weiner discusses the science behind the vaccine and how it could introduce new ways of treating other neurodegenerative diseases in the future.
Multimodal Imaging Mass Spectrometry: Advanced Technologies for Molecular Mapping of Biological Tissues
Speaking at Advances in Proteomics and Metabolomics 2021, Jeffrey Spraggins, Research Assistant Professor from Vanderbilt, discusses developing new, high-performance technologies for improving spatial resolution, sensitivity and specificity of MALDI IMS.
High Throughput and High Content Screening in Organoids and 3D Models at Crown Bioscience With Michiel Fokkelman
In this episode, Lucy Lawrence and Michiel Fokkelman will discuss the concept of high content imaging of 3D-cultured organoids in combination with high throughput screening as a service for drug discovery and pre-clinical drug development.
The Use of Human iPSC-derived Cells in Disease Modeling
Speaking at the Innovations in Disease Modeling online symposium, Steven Broadbent delivered his talk on the use of human iPSC-derived cells in disease modeling.
ECLIPSE, An Automated CRISPR Platform for the Large-Scale Generation of Cell Models for the iPSC Neurodegenerative Disease Initiative (iNDI)
Speaking at the Innovations in Disease Modeling online symposium 2022, Kevin holder, PhD, delivers his talk on Synthego's automated CRISPR platform for large-scale generation of cell models.
No Shortcuts to the Lab of the Future: Employing Life Science Cloud Labs to Free Your Science from the Lab
Speaking at The Laboratory of the Future, Toby Blackburn, Head of Business Development and Strategy from Emerald Cloud Lab presented his talk on cloud computing software and how a cloud lab has changed the way scientists do their work today.
Delivering the Digital Lab - An AstraZeneca Perspective
Speaking at The Laboratory of the Future, Amrik Mahal, Head of Information Technology for Research at AstraZeneca, presented his talk on AstraZenecas' approach to digitalisation of the lab ecosystem.
Female Hormone Mapping With Dr. Nicky Keay
In this Teach Me In 10 episode we are joined by Dr. Nicky Keay, a leading expert in endocrinology and honorary clinical lecturer in medicine at University College London, honorary fellow in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Durham University and former research fellow at St. Thomas’ Hospital.