The Genome Podcast

Conversations with participants in and observers of the worlds of science and medicine.

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Episode 4

Luke Timmerman

Luke Timmerman has covered biotech for a variety of publications, and his newsletter, The Timmerman Report, covers innovation, trends, market forces, and the people in biotechnology. In this episode, we talk about his background, his career trajectory, and his incisive biography of inventor and scientist Lee Hood, aka the Willy Wonka of biotechnology.

February 21, 2018

Episode 3

Julia Sweeney

Julia Sweeney is an actress, comedian, writer, and film director. In this episode, the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member tells us about her cancer diagnosis, family, and her life as a Neanderthal churchgoing atheist.

January 8, 2018

Episode 2

Michelle Meyer

Michelle Meyer is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Research Ethics at Geisinger’s Center for Translational Bioethics and Health Care Policy in Danville PA. In this episode, we talk about being a professional misfit, the weirdness of the institutional review board system, the ethics of managing biospecimens, and what it’s like to live with an uncertain version of the gene responsible for Huntington’s disease.

November 28, 2017

Episode 1

Jehannine Austin

The first episode of the Genome Podcast features Misha Angrist's conversation with Jehannine Austin, genetic counseling trailblazer and troublemaker. Among other things, they discuss her arrival to the field, what she found when she got there, and her ongoing efforts to change things, especially in the realm of psychiatric genetics.

October 15, 2017