In this episode, Stephen M. Secor and Vera Gorbunova join host Andrew S. Wiecek to discuss their works with two unique model organisms, the Burmese python and the naked mole rat. Also, our roundtable with science writers Sarah C. P. Williams and Ashley Yeager.
|Featured in this Episode|
|Stephen M. Secor is Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at University of Alabama.|
|Vera Gorbanova is Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Rochester.|
|Sarah C.P. Williams is a freelance science writer based out of Kailua, Hawaii. You can follow her latest work at http://www.facebook.com/sarahcpwilliams.
|Ashley Yeager works in the Office of News and Communications at Duke University and is also a freelance science writer. You can follow her at https://plus.google.com/104786459743651414888/about.
|Andrew S. Wiecek is news editor at BioTechniques and host of the monthly podcast BenchTalk.You can follow him at http://www.biotechniques.com/news.|
|Episode Notes & Links|
Stephen M. Secor Interview
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