Talkin Immunology with BioLegend

Talkin Immunology with BioLegend


Latest Episodes

Anti-Vaxxers and the Quest for Measles
March 27, 2019

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 in...

The Story of Henrietta Lacks
February 13, 2019

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...

Skull Microtunnels, Gut Bacteria, and Fantasy Scientist Drafts
September 20, 2018

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 "Juras...

Kissing Disease Autoimmunity, Nipah Virus, and Premature Births
June 08, 2018

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) ...

8 Bit Science: Level One
May 21, 2018

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 (...

Understanding Malaria with Jason Lehmann
April 09, 2018

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™ Adventure LEGENDplex™ Plush Plexy Prom...

Stephen Hawking, Extending Lifespans, and Scaffolds in Cancer Vaccines
March 26, 2018

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 Hawking SEC press release on Theranos and Eliza...

Drug Discovery with Jonathan Deane
March 08, 2018

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 ...

100,000 Download Celebration!
February 09, 2018

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 Ransom GMOs, Organic Food and Science Myths Podcast with Lauren Uhde, the ...

A Tough Flu Season, CRISPR Talk, and Diet Effects on Immunity
January 25, 2018

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 immunity First US CRISPR trials will target cancer Why thi...