Talkin Immunology with BioLegend

Welcome to Talkin Immunology with BioLegend where we discuss immunology and related topics with scientists and experts in the field.

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Welcome to Talkin Immunology with BioLegend where we discuss immunology and related topics with scientists and experts in the field.
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2019-05-24 03:49
last episode published
2019-03-27 15:23
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Anti-Vaxxers and the Quest for Measles

In this latest podcast, we tackle the resurgence of Measles, vaccinations, and common anti-vaccination myths!Note regarding our talk on the polio vaccine: Following its mass production in 1955, certain pharmaceutical companies failed to properly ina...
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The Story of Henrietta Lacks

In our return to the podcast, we discuss the first immortal cell line, HeLa cells, and the controversial circumstances of how they were obtained from Henrietta Lacks. Topics The Controversy Over HeLa Cells The Henrietta Lacks Foundation The Legacy ...
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Skull Microtunnels, Gut Bacteria, and Fantasy Scientist Drafts

Check out our new podcast to learn about fast-travel for cells in the skull, gut bacteria influence on the body, and whether we’re starting a fantasy scientist draft league! Topics Microtunnels in the Skull (2:11-10:04) Russia Is Opening A "Jurass...
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Kissing Disease Autoimmunity, Nipah Virus, and Premature Births

In our newest podcast, we talk about autoimmune diseases linked to the Kissing Disease, concerns over the emerging Nipah Virus, and how fetal immunity may be causing babies to be born early. Topics Epstein-Barr Virus and Autoimmunity (2:20-12:00)Nipa...
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8 Bit Science: Level One

In our new podcast, we look at the science behind popular video game franchises like Resident Evil, Final Fantasy VII, and The Last of Us! Topics Final Fantasy VII (Podcast from 2:35-14:20)Resident Evil (Podcast from 14:20-26:50)The Last of Us (Podca...
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Understanding Malaria with Jason Lehmann

In our new podcast, we welcome guest Jason Lehmann to discuss his work with malaria, his new LEGENDplex™ promotion at BioLegend, and how class timing can influence your grades. Topics The Undersea LEGENDplex™ AdventureLEGENDplex™ Plush Plexy Promotio...
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Stephen Hawking, Extending Lifespans, and Scaffolds in Cancer Vaccines

In our new podcast, we discuss the life of Stephen Hawking, new studies to extend lifespans, and how scaffolding in cancer vaccines promotes dendritic cell responses. Topics In remembrance of Stephen HawkingSEC press release on Theranos and Elizabeth...
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Drug Discovery with Jonathan Deane

In our new podcast, we welcome guest Jonathan Deane from GNF to discuss both the difficult and rewarding properties of drug discovery and research. The thoughts and opinions of our guest, Jonathan Deane, are his own personal reflections and do not nec...
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100,000 Download Celebration!

As we pass 100,000 downloads, we reminisce about our favorite topics, guests, and podcasts of the past five years. Topics Emerging Technologies in BioTech Podcast with John RansomGMOs, Organic Food and Science Myths Podcast with Lauren Uhde, the Biol...
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A Tough Flu Season, CRISPR Talk, and Diet Effects on Immunity

In our first podcast of the new year, we talk about the tough 2018 flu season, CRISPR immunity, and the effects of diet on immunity. Topics CRISPR may be ineffective in human trials due to immunityFirst US CRISPR trials will target cancerWhy this yea...
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Cancer Checkpoints, ILCs, and Immunity Integration with Dr. Vijay Kuchroo

In our latest podcast, we speak with special guest, Dr. Vijay Kuchroo, covering cancer research, innate lymphoid cells, and the integration of immune cells into multiple systems. Topics The Kuchroo LaboratoryImmune CheckpointsInnate Lymphoid CellsSea...
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New Lung Platelets and Macrophages in Heartbeats and Regeneration

We discuss a new source of platelets, macrophages maintaining heartbeats, and the regenerative power of axolotls. Topics Anti-doping agency bans gene editingLungs major source of plateletsMacrophages help maintain a steady heartbeatMacrophages may al...
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Art in Science

We welcome graphic designers and artists at BioLegend and get their perspective on how they meld art with science. Topics Amanda Kwieraga Society6 Amanda Kwieraga WebpageCell Life Imaging CompetitionColossal: Art, Design, and Visual CultureThe Departm...
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Type 1 Diabetes, Star Wars Publications, and New Girl Scout Badges

We discuss an innovative tool for Type 1 Diabetes monitoring, a Star Wars publication, and new STEM badges for Girl Scouts. Topics This woman designed-and texts-her own pancreasNovartis CAR-T cell therapy CTL019 approved by FDA to treat pediatric, yo...
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Protocol Reproducibility and with Lenny Teytelman

We return to the Talkin’ Immunology Podcast with guest Lenny Teytelman to discuss his website,, and the challenges of protocol reproducibility, journal paywalls, and more. Topics Protocols.ioBioLegend supports The Reproducibility Initiati...
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Cannibalistic Hamsters, Newly Named Species, and More Animal News!

This latest podcast covers interesting animal-related news, including cannibalistic hamsters and the nerdy names scientists have given to newly discovered species. Topics Corn turns wild hamsters into cannibalsBathing chicken eggs in light makes for c...
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Rat Tickling, Peanut Allergies, and the Mesentery

The Talkin’ Immunology podcast makes its return for the new year! We discuss peanut allergies, the new Mesentery organ, and the joy of tickling rats! Topics Introducing peanuts to children at young age may prevent allergies later in lifeMeet your new ...
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Rigor and Transparency in Reproducibility with Anita Bandrowski

Our guest, Anita Bandrowski from UCSD and SciCrunch, talks about how to make sure your research is transparent, rigorous, and how journals are upping their standards for reagent listings. TopicsSciCrunchResource Identification InitiativeAnita Bandrowsk...
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CiteAb Reproducibility with Andy Chalmers

In our latest podcast, we chat with Andy Chalmers about the challenges of research reproducibility and how his website, CiteAb, is striving to better document reagent use in publications. Topics CiteAbBioLegend provides $100,000 in reagents to The Rep...
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CRISPR TV, Neanderthal Immunology, and Smelling Pain

We discuss a CRISPR TV show, the genes and diseases inherited from Neanderthals, and how mice can be sensitized to pain by smell. Topics How snakes lost their legsCRISPR TV drama by J-LoAutism in neurofibromatosis type 1 linked to a single geneMental ...
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Mouse Love Songs, Telomere Stress, and a Nobel Prize for Autophagy

Description: We discuss Dr. Ohsumi’s Nobel prize, mouse love songs, stress effects on telomeres, and how genetics may explain your food preferences. TopicsYoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel prize for autophagy workMice sing ultrasonic love songsGenetics may e...
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CRISPR and Zika Trials, Anthrax Revival, and Lazy Geniuses with Kenta Yamamoto

Description: In our latest podcast, we welcome guest Kenta Yamamoto and discuss the newest cancer trials utilizing CRISPR and nanobots, an Anthrax outbreak, and how being lazy might indicate you’re actually smart. TopicsCRISPR trialsZika virus trials b...
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Monocytes, the Central Nervous System, and Multicolor Flow Cytometry with Thomas Ashhurst

Description: The podcast’s newest guest is Thomas Ashhurst, a flow cytometry and viral infection expert from the University of Sydney. Listen in as we discuss monocytes, central nervous system infiltration, and unique flow cytometer setups! TopicsFlavi...
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GMOs, Organic Food and Science Myths with Lauren Uhde, the Biology Babe

Description: In our latest podcast, we welcome guest Lauren Uhde, better known as the Biology Babe. She passionately discusses her CD8+ T cell studies in cancer radiotherapies, GMOs, organic foods, and other science myths she can’t wait to educate the ...
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Sean Parker’s Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, A Flat Earth, and Zika Virus

Description: This podcast covers several new topics, including celebrities who are convinced the earth is flat, the growing threat that is Zika virus, and how HIV is eluding CRISPR treatments. We examine increasing cases of diabetes and how finding the...
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Glycans, Sperm, and Evolution with Pascal Gagneux

Description: We’re getting the band back together! Our latest podcast invites guest Pascal Gagneux to discuss his thoughts on glycans, evolution, and sex cells! The Gagneux LabThe Center for Academic Research and Training in AnthropogenyNeu5Gc, the Pro...
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Cancer Gene Therapy and Comics with Pedro Veliҫa

Description: Our guest, Pedro Veliҫa, discusses his work with cancer research, CAR therapies, and how he manages his popular Pedromics comics site!Pedromics Comics PageMaternal kisses are not effective in alleviating minor childhood injuries (boo-boos)...
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2015 in Review, Sun-Stealing Solar Panels, and Light Sabers

Description: This podcast looks at the year of 2015 in review, including popular topics like Ebola and CRISPR. We also talk about forgetful voles, one teacher’s fear of solar panels, and how we might build a light saber.Apocalypse Pig: The Last Antibio...
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CRISPR Conference, 3D Printing, and Star Wars

Description: In this podcast we talk about the use of CRISPR to engineer humans. Is it ethical? Should we do it if it helps humans? We also discuss the use of 3D printers in the medical field, as well as the colonization of Mars. Are you a Star Wars fa...
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Blood Brain Barrier, Meningitis, and Sense of Humor

Description: In this episode, the podcast team gets together once again to talk about some newsworthy science stories! Here, we discuss how ultrasounds have helped us breach the blood-brain-barrier, and how subtle changes to the things someone finds fu...
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Smelling Parkinson’s, Special Antibodies in HIV and Cancer, and a Cloud of Microbes

Description: In this episode, we discuss some a variety of current scientific news, including the discovery of woman who can smell Parkinson’s disease, a correlation between bovine leukemia virus and breast cancer, using an individual’s microbial cloud...
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Nobel Prizes, CRISPR 2.0, and Lazy Ants

Description: In this podcast episode, also recorded in 360 video, the team discusses the contributions of the recent Nobel Prize winners in Chemistry and Physiology/Medicine, a new CRISPR, and lazy slacker ants.Nobel Prize winnersA new and improved CRI...
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Vitamin C, Theranos and Pain

Description: Team Podcast gets together in this episode to discuss recent findings about vitamin C and its usage in our society, a recently discovered gene variant that is associated with delayed early-onset Alzheimer’s, how sugar is sugar (no matter h...
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Global Health Science with Jessica Taaffe

Description: Special guest and global health scientist Jessica Taaffe joins us to discuss educating the public, funding research, and the passion needed in scientific role models.Jessica Taaffe’s HomepageThis Week in Global HealthHolding Out For a [Sci...
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Salmonella and Plague Outbreaks

Description: In this episode, the podcast team discusses Salmonella and plague outbreaks, HIV transmission, and glow in the dark GMO chickens resistant to bird flu.Salmonella Outbreak Spreading Across America Is Linked To Cucumbers Plague Outbreak in M...
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