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Sunday, 29 October 2017 15:47

Theodora the explorer - TWiV 465

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Theodora Hatziioannou

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Theodora – To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Kathy
– 25 MILLION Orbeez in a pool
DicksonFluid Dynamics of Paint
RichThe Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Alan – 30 days at sea: timelapse
Vincent – TWiEVO 24 and Every Time Zone

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FernandoLego Women of NASA

Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees.

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Last modified on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 15:56
Vincent Racaniello

Vincent Racaniello, Ph.D. is Professor of Microbiology at Columbia University Medical Center. As principal investigator of his laboratory, he oversees the research that is carried out by Ph.D. students and postdoctoral fellows. He also teaches virology to graduate students, as well as medical, dental, and nursing students.

Vincent entered the world of social media in 2004 with virology blog, followed by This Week in Virology. Videocasts of lectures from his undergraduate virology course are on iTunes University and virology blog. You can find him on WikipediaTwitter, Facebook, and Instagram. His goal is to be Earth’s virology professor. In recognition of his contribution to microbiology education, he was awarded the Peter Wildy Prize for Microbiology Education by the Society for General Microbiology. His Wildy Lecture provides an overview of how he uses social media for science communication.

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