Mendelspod Podcast

Mendelspod was founded in 2011 by Theral Timpson and Ayanna Monteverdi to advance life science research, connecting people and ideas. Influenced by the thinking tools developed by Eli Goldgratt, the founders bring a unique approach to media in the life sciences. With help from our advisors around the industry, Mendelspod goes beyond quick sound bites to create a space for probing conversations and deep insight into the topics and trends which shape the industry's future and therefore our future as a species.

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The Pros and Cons of Expanded Carrier Screening with Mary Norton, UCSF


Mary Norton is a perinatologist and clinical geneticist at UCSF who says that in the age when we are diagnosing ever more rare diseases, adding to the carrier screening panel can be a good thing, but it’s complicated. But it can be a good thing. But it’s complicated.


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Is This A Unique Time for Science? We Ask Sci-fi Writer Kim Stanley Robinson


Has this pandemic presented a unique moment for science in our history? Or is it just a strange and temporary moment of science fiction? Or both? Sci-fi author Kim Stanley Robinson (The Mars Trilogy, New York 2140 and Red Moon) recently penned an essay in the New Yorker about how the virus has “changed our imaginations” and created a new “structure of feeling.”


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May 2020 Review with Nathan and Laura: Vaccine News, Notre Dame Argument, COVID Genetic Targets


Happy summertime! We had positive news this month about an mRNA vaccine from Moderna. We also saw how during a pandemic, the process of science is especially abnormal. Nathan says let's be happy about the good news. Laura's ringing with alarm bells, sensing conflicts of interest right and left.


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May 2020 with Nathan and Laura: Vaccine News, Notre Dame Argument, COVID Genetic Targets


Happy summertime! We had positive news this month about an mRNA vaccine from Moderna. We also saw how during a pandemic, the process of science is especially abnormal. Nathan says let's be happy about the good news. Laura's ringing with alarm bells, sensing conflicts of interest right and left.


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 2020-06-01  n/a
 
 

Matt Loose on "Read Until" or Adaptive Sequencing


Back before the world turned upside down, you know, all those years ago, like early this February . . . a paper popped up on bioRxiv called, “Nanopore adaptive sequencing for mixed samples, whole exome capture and targeted panels". It’s an interesting paper...


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The Current State of Coronavirus Vaccines with Jeff Stein, Cidara Therapeutics


What is the key to getting a coronavirus vaccine? “Manufacturing,” says today’s guest, Jeff Stein of Cidara Therapeutics. Jeff joined us just last fall to talk about his company’s exciting new technology, an immunotherapy, that is a universal flu preventative and therapy. Yes, you read that right. A universal flu preventative.


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April 2020 Review with Nathan and Laura: Ioannidis Scandal, Antibody Testing, Ethics Questions


Our commentators, Nathan Pearson of Root and Laura Hercher of Sarah Laurence College, join us to look back on month two of the first modern pandemic. We begin with a scandal that rocked the Twitter science community and talk about how science itself may be having a big moment. Will this be a silver lining for this strange year? Then it’s on to antibody testing...


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 2020-05-01  n/a
 
 

The Challenges of Coronavirus Testing with Elaine Lyon, Lab Director, HudsonAlpha


Why have diagnostic tests for the Coronavirus been slow on the scene? What have been the challenges for lab directors? Were they scientific? Were they regulatory? Were they scaling challenges? Are they still scaling challenges? Supply chain problems? Elaine Lyon worked for many years at the molecular genetics lab at ARUP at the University of Utah and is now the Clinical Services Lab Director at Hudson Alpha...


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 2020-04-14  n/a
 
 

Lab Director Speaks to the Challenges of COVID-19 Testing: Elaine Lyon, HudsonAlpha


Why have diagnostic tests for the Coronavirus been slow on the scene? What have been the challenges for lab directors? Were they scientific? Were they regulatory? Were they scaling challenges? Are they still scaling challenges? Supply chain problems? Elaine Lyon worked for many years at the molecular genetics lab at ARUP at the University of Utah and is now the Clinical Services Lab Director at Hudson Alpha...


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The Challenges of Diagnostic Coronavirus Testing with Elaine Lyon, HudsonAlpha


Why have diagnostic tests for the Coronavirus been slow on the scene? What have been the challenges for lab directors? Were they scientific? Were they regulatory? Were they scaling challenges? Are they still scaling challenges? Supply chain problems? Elaine Lyon worked for many years at the molecular genetics lab at ARUP at the University of Utah and is now the Clinical Services Lab Director at Hudson Alpha...


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