Welcome to the NEB® Podcast Series, Lessons from Lab & Life™

NEB_podcast_icon_White The NEB podcast series, Lessons from Lab & Life, is dedicated to sharing helpful life lessons from successful scientists. From an overview of cutting edge research to finding sources of inspiration, our podcasts can be enjoyed by science enthusiasts that like to ponder “what it all means”. Listen as leading researchers draw lessons from where scientific concepts (and misconceptions) have come from, where they are now, and where they are headed in the not-too-distant future. If you’ve got 20 minutes, we’ve got a story that just might interest you..

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NEB Podcast Episode #17 -
Interview with Nathan Schoepp: Preventing Antibiotic Resistance

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Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2019

Duration: 20:49 min

Featuring: Nathan Schoepp, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, Caltech, Pasadena, CA; Nathan Tanner, NEB Senior Scientist, Nucleic Acid Replication Research Group & Lydia Morrison, NEB Marketing Communications Writer & Podcast Host

Hear about antibiotic stewardship from Nathan Schoepp, who has developed an assay to profile the susceptibility of infecting bacteria for point of care testing.

NEB Podcast Episode #16 -
Interview with 2019 Passion in Science Awardees: Global STEM Education Programs

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Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Duration: 27:04 min

Featuring: Steven Farber, Founder of BioEYES; Mahmoud Bukar Maina, Founder of Science Communication Hub Nigeria; Daniel Heid, Founder of Xenoplex STEM Center, Alicia Bielik, NEB Glycobiology & Proteomics Group Leader, & Lydia Morrison, NEB Marketing Communications Writer & Podcast Host

Hear from the founders of the STEM programs BioEYES, SciComNigeria, and Xenoplex STEM Center about how they are connecting students and community with science around the world.

NEB Podcast Episode #15 -
Interview with Ron Weiss: Advances in Synthetic Biology

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Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Duration: 29:36 min

Featuring: Ron Weiss, Professor of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Lydia Morrison, NEB Marketing Communications Writer & Podcast Host

Hear about the advances in medicine and environmental sustainability that synthetic biology is enabling, and how you can learn more about biological engineering.

NEB Podcast Episode #14 -
Interview with Reforest The Tropics: Offsetting Carbon emissions through reforestation

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Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

Duration: 18:38 min

Featuring: Dr. Herster Barres, Founder and Director of Research, Reforest The Tropics; Harry Hintlian, Chairman of the Board, Reforest The Tropics; Greg Powell, Executive Director, Reforest The Tropics & Lydia Morrison, NEB Marketing Communications Writer & Podcast Host

Hear how Reforest The Tropics carbon offset reforestation projects in Costa Rica are helping U.S emitters offset their footprints.

NEB Podcast Episode #13 -
Interview with Hiring Experts: Tips for Landing Your New Science Career

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Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Duration: 19:34 min

Featuring: Melonie Dodaro, CEO, Top Dog Social Media; Regina Naboshek, Human Resource Manager, New England Biolabs; Fiona Stewart, Product Portfolio Manager, New England Biolabs & Lydia Morrison, NEB Marketing Communications Writer & Podcast Host

Get your application noticed and ace your Science Job interview with tips from hiring managers and LinkedIn Experts.

NEB Podcast Episode #12 -
Interview with Sustainable Science Experts: Panel Discussion from Go Green Symposium

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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Duration: 27:40 min

Featuring: Allison Paradise, CEO of My Green Lab®; Quentin Gilly, Senior Sustainability Officer, Harvard University; Suzanne Wood, Sustainability & Energy Manager, UMass Medical School; Ali Safavi, President & CEO, Grenova®, Schuyler Stuart, Account Manager, Triumvirate Environmental® & Lydia Morrison, NEB Marketing Communications Writer & Podcast Host

A panel of experts in research laboratory sustainable practices discuss cost effective and eco-friendly strategies for dealing with life science lab waste. Get the latest on ways to green your lab at www.labconscious.com

NEB Podcast Episode #11 -
Interview with Andy Bertera: NEB Passion in Science Awards®

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Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Duration: 17:51 min

Featuring: Andy Bertera, Executive Director of Marketing and Sales, New England Biolabs & Lydia Morrison, NEB Marketing Communications Writer & Podcast Host

Andy Bertera explains how the Passion in Science Awards® were conceived to celebrate New England Biolabs’ 40th anniversary, and shares stories of a few of his favorite winners from previous award ceremonies. Learn more about the Passion in Science Awards at www.nebpassioninscience.com.

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About your host:


Lydia Morrison
NEB Marketing Communications Writer

Lydia is a scientist by training and a communicator by nature, and has a knack for asking one too many questions.

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