Gradcast #128: Staph-ing Problems


Hosts Yimin and Roger are joined by Heba Alnaseri, who is working to find out how to prevent opportunistic infections by the Staphylococcus Aureus bacterium.

Follow her research on Twitter: @hebastweets or @McGavLab


Gradcast #127: Extreme Bacteria - How to Survive Extreme Radiation

Robert Szabla, PhD Candidate in Biochemistry, discusses his research on Deinococcus radiodurans Bacteria and how it's pprA Protein allows it to survive 14,000 times more radiation than a human cell.



Gradcast #126: Mood and Anxiety Disorders in the Immigrant Population

On this episode of Gradcast, hosts Emma and Andrew speak with Jordan Edwards, a first-year PhD student in the department of epidemiology and biostatistics.

Edwards studies the prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders in the Canadian immigrant and refugee population.



Gradcast #125: Anatomy of Sound

Hosts Taniya and Susan talk to fellow Gradcast committee member Emma Bridgwater about how the human brain interpret sounds, and how you can measure it in sleeping subjects.