OYM45: MiRly depression

OYM45: MiRly depression
With Adel nearly done his thesis edits and having sent them off to the boss, he’s had a little time to think on his experience and wonder what kind of lessons he can take from his years long journey. Can he call this experience a success if he passes? Should he call it a failure ...

OYM 44: Do the Wave (complex)

OYM 44: Do the Wave (complex)
Reunited at last! The OYM team is back together in studio this week, for another thrilling neuroscience adventure.  This week, Liam’s hunting for apartments while Adel’s still chained to his thesis and Kat’s weathering the self-esteem cyclone that’s been brought on by her imminent candidacy exam.  Luckily we all seem to take reprieve in the ...

OYM 43: Funding Projections 1

This week on On Your Mind, we have a special transnational episode with all three of the intrepid co-hosts broadcasting from different provinces. From Ontario Adel has been up to quite a lot this week, with a harrowing story of how he almost didn’t pass his Masters seminar, but he did! The group talks about ...

OYM42: Taking CUEs

OYM42: Taking CUEs
Kat’s away on vacation this week, but that won’t stop her from calling in to talk science with the guys. Although she hasn’t had a vacation epiphany, she brings an update on the controversy surrounding the Human Brain Project (HBP) that she brought up a few weeks ago. All told, close to 600 concerned neuroscientists ...

OYM41: EMLgrating to Heterotopia

OYM41: EMLgrating to Heterotopia
It’s an ultra-rare episode this week, with all three hosts in the same room!  It’s a limited time engagement and won’t last long so appreciate the recording quality while it lasts. This week, Kat’s been dealing with the sting of failed experiments.  After spending tireless hours in the lab, her protocol still has bugs.  Between ...

OYM40: PTTG1 Keeps You Regular

And we’re back!  After a brief hiatus to get caught up and reorganized, the gang’s back together to bring you another neuroscience-filled episode.  This week, Adel and Kat are in similar positions as they’ve been working on some departmental milestones.  It looks like Adel’s going to make it out alive; he’s almost got a concrete ...

OYM Bonus 2: Not as weird as the last one.

This week on the On Your Mind neuroscince podcast: A bonus episde! We get an update from Liam about the ISSCR conference, and hear about Adels commitee stuggles and Kats high profile meetings. No paper, No what’s On our Minds, lots of late night giggles! See You Next time!  

OYM39: Mul1ng over Mitochondria 1

OYM39: Mul1ng over Mitochondria
This week on OYM we are stressing about data and how to present it. Kat has a presentation this week and she is desperately trying to make a sea of numbers into a coherent story. Here’s a lesson to all our scientists out there wishing for results. Careful what you wish for, because you just ...

OYM 38: What ALS Ya

OYM 38: What ALS Ya
This has been a week of hard lessons for Kat, as she’s had to deal with a string of technical problems that have put her behind schedule.  Unfortunately, she now has first-hand experience with the importance of having multiple backups. Never trust a flash drive! Liam’s feeling a bit behind this week too, as he’s ...

OYM 37: Nanobody Snatchers

OYM 37: Nanobody Snatchers
Liam and Kat are back from their adventures at the CAN annual meeting and share their perspective on all things conference-related.  They had very different poster experiences, which leads us to a discussion about how to market your work and whether or not the location of your poster matters.  Liam’s had firsthand experience with the ...