Bonus: Streaming Sunshine with Dan Wilson

We’re super excited to announce that we will be live-streaming the 2015 Sunposium: Neural Circuits and Sunshine, put on by the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience on Monday March 30 and Tuesday March 31!  There’s an impressive list of speakers, including Nobel Award winner Eric Betzig and in vivo memory manipulator Richard Tsien, who’s ...

OYM70: Hyperaroused with Allison Brager

OYM70: Hyperaroused with Allison Brager
  If you will be in Montreal on April 17th and are interested in NeuroEthics, check out this conference!  OYM will be there alongside some impressive young neuroethicists, and registration is free! We’re elated to welcome Allison Brager (@beastlyvaulter) – post doc, blogger, cross fit athlete and book author extraordinaire – to the guest mic ...

OYM69: Lets Talk About Bats with Maya Sapiurka

OYM69: Lets Talk About Bats with Maya Sapiurka
We’re excited to welcome Maya Sapiurka (@ppyajunebug) back to the co-host mic, after a technical mishap sent our last attempt into the abyss.  Maya is joining us from UC San Diego, where she’s a graduate student who studies working memory and spatial navigation in the absence of environmental cues.  And when she’s not putting in ...

OYM68: Breaking the Blood Brain Barrier

OYM68: Breaking the Blood Brain Barrier
This week on the show, Adel’s finally got a hold of the patient files that he needs to start on his case study and he’s got some strong feeling about the way medical notes are taken.  Besides pledging to do things differently when he’s in the doctor’s chair, he’s also having his first experience with ...

OYM67: Such a CRYBB

OYM67: Such a CRYBB
We’ve stepped up to another level this week, with a new, professional sounding (and looking), recording set up! And we’re taking this as an exciting opportunity to catch up on some Liam and Kat time. It’s been a week since the hosts have had a chance to catch up with each other, even though they ...

OYM66: Life of PI with Dr. Michael Nestor

OYM66: Life of PI with Dr. Michael Nestor
    Our guest this week is Dr. Michael Nestor (mnestor@hussmanautism.org), a researcher at the Hussman Institute for Autism in Maryland who’s calling in from behind a wall of snow to talk neuroscience, science communication, and the path from PhD student to PI, with Liam and Kat. The OYM hosts have had opposing experiences with ...

OYM65: FISHing spot

OYM65: FISHing spot
This week On Your Mind: We’re reunited with Adel, who’s survived a marathon of exams to come talk neuroscience.  He’s also got his hands on a research project that involves a case study of patient with neurological symptoms.  Of course, this forces us to revisit, and surprisingly agree upon, the purpose and scope of case ...

OYM64: Macho Estrogen with Ian Mahar

OYM64: Macho Estrogen with Ian Mahar
On Your Mind this week: Kathryn may have abandoned Liam, but she left him in the capable hands of birthday boy and returning guest Ian Mahar (@ianmahar). Ian is in one of the most exciting phases of a PhD, the end zone, where life consists of writing papers, theses, and postdoc proposals. Back in the lab, Liam ...

OYM63: Huntin’ Frankenslices with Kimberly Girling

OYM63: Huntin' Frankenslices with Kimberly Girling
This week, Kim Girling is joining us all the way from the west coast to share what’s on her mind.  Kim is a fifth year PhD student at the University of British Colombia who studies Huntington’s disease, and is working on developing peptides that can be used to decrease the effects of the mutant protein.  ...

OYM62: Sexy Single Cells

OYM62: Sexy Single Cells
    Our hosts have lived very different lives this week, with Liam getting knocked off his feet by a virus and Kat ramping up the next phase of her project.  While Liam was in bed with his backlog of movies to watch, Kat’s been pulling late nights and weekends to try and finish designing ...