Episode 15. Vincent Racaniello is the Higgins Professor of Virology and Microbiology at Columbia University. He hosts and produces multiple podcasts, including This Week in Virology, This Week in Microbiology, This Week in Neuroscience, among others. Vincent did his PhD at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine at CUNY and a postdoc at MIT with David Baltimore.
Episode 14. Radhika Patel is a Product Manager at Capco, a global technology consultancy. Rads did her undergrad, masters, and PhD in Physics at University College London (UCL) and a postdoc at Durham University.
Episode 13. Rob Malenka is the Nancy Friend Pritzker Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Rob completed his undergraduate work at Harvard, MD/PhD at Stanford, and postdoc at UCSF. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Sciences and American Academy for the Advancement of Science, among many other honors and awards.
Episode 12. Kate Bradford is an Associate Director of Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Services at Johns Hopkins University. She did her undergraduate at UNC Chapel Hill, a PhD in Biology at Johns Hopkins, and a postdoc at the FDA.
Episode 11. Sam Golden is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington in the Department of Biological Structure and the Center of Excellence in Neurobiology of Addiction, Pain, and Emotion (NAPE). He did at PhD in neuroscience at Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine and a postdoc at the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Episode 10. Sage Aronson is the President and CEO of Neurophotometrics. He did a PhD in neuroscience at UC San Diego and his undergrad at Oberlin College.
Episode 9. Wendy Xin is a postdoc at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She did her PhD in neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University and did her dissertation research at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), in the same lab as Nick (the show host). Wendy completed her bachelor's degree in neuroscience at University of Toronto.
Episode 8. Jorge Vazquez-Anderson is a Project Leader at Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Jorge did a PhD in chemical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to that, Jorge studied chemical engineering at ITESO Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara for his bachelor's degree and completed a master's degree at Universidad de Guadalajara.
Episode 7. Tom Armitage holds a PhD in earth sciences from University College London (UCL) and completed his undergraduate and masters degrees at UCL as well. Tom previously worked with the European Space Agency and recently completed postdoctoral training at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and the University of Maryland. He is an incoming consultant at Boston Consulting Group.
Episode 6. Amit Srivastava is a Senior Director at Pfizer. He did a PhD in genetics and cell biology at Carnegie Mellon University and postdoc at Boston Children's Hospital. After launching a startup company, Amit worked in strategy consulting at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and worked in vaccine development at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.