Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine

Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine

Latest Episodes

YJBM Medicinal Plants Issue: Tyler Ramsey et al. Interview
August 11, 2020

In this episode, Kelsie and Felicia interview the authors of an Essential Oils and Health Review, featured in YJBM’s June 2020 Medicinal Plants issue. Tyler Ramsey, Tibor Nagy, Kevin Chambers and Carrie Shropshire discuss both the benefits and concerns...

YJBM Special Series: Racism and Health – Episode 2: Interview with Dr. Monica Bell
August 04, 2020

Although we typically cover topics that address the biomedical sciences, epidemiology, and healthcare practice, it is no secret that the systemic biases, residential segregation, violent responses to protesting,

YJBM Medicinal Plants Issue: Dr. Anja Loizaga-Velder Interview
August 04, 2020

In this episode, Wes interviews Dr. Anja Loizaga-Velder. Dr. Loizaga-Velder is a German-Mexican clinical psychologist and psychotherapist who has investigated the therapeutic potential of psychedelics in both indigenous and modern mental health context...

Cooking your way through the COVID-19 lockdown
July 09, 2020

Remaining productive while staying at home can be difficult for graduate students who live and breathe experimental science. In this episode, Mai Ly overcomes that challenge by exercising her scientific skills through the art of cooking.

YJBM Special Series: Racism and Health – Episode 1
July 01, 2020

In this episode of our special series, Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine Podcast host Felicia interviews Dr. Raja Staggers-Hakim about pathways to adverse health in African-Americans due to racism and police brutality as a public health concern.

Death Episode II
June 11, 2020

In this episode, Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine Podcast hosts Emma and Elizabeth interview Dr. Lidya Tarhan, a professor in Yale’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, on her fascinating work investigating the disappearance of organisms of...

How to pick a lab during a pandemic
June 11, 2020

Choosing a thesis laboratory is one of the most important decisions graduate students make during their research careers. In this episode, Edgar Perez, a first year PhD student at UCLA’s Molecular Biology Institute,

This has actually solidified my career path
May 27, 2020

Through the COVID Conversations series, YJBM is preserving the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on graduate, medical, and professional students the world over. This series aims to share these stories in a way that underscores the unique humanity and sha...

Death: Science @ Brewery
May 05, 2020

YJBM and Yale Science Diplomats (YSD) present a podcast version of our recent Science @ Brewery live event inspired by the December 2019 issue of the YJBM on the topic of Death. Hear from our speakers, Emma Carley, Elizabeth Nand, Michael Bond,

Immortality – YJBM December 2019 Death Issue
April 29, 2020

For this episode of the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine Podcast, Carrie Ann & Kelsie discuss immortality, or rather, the best examples of pseudo-immortality found in the animal kingdom. For more information about YJBM or to read our latest issue o...