In this episode, researchers Joseph Pickrell from Harvard Medical School and Zhiyu Peng from the BGI about the extent of RNA editing in the human transciptome.
Also, in our science roundtable with science writers Sarah C.P. Williams and Ashley Yeager, we discuss RNA editing techniques, a recent lawsuit regarding research misconduct whistle-blowing, and whether or not the science media should cover misconduct stories.
|Featured in this Episode|
|Joseph Pickrell is a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School.|
|Zhiyu Peng is vice president of the Research and Cooperation Division at the BGI, Shenzhen.|
|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|
Joseph Pickrell Interview
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