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Expand Your Perspective

The Expand Your Perspective Podcast is a new podcast from the University of Chicago that highlights the exciting research of graduate students and postdocs. Each episode brings together students from different perspectives to discuss their work in an interdisciplinary forum. Hosted by two members of the UChicago GRAD professional development team, Dr. Michael O’Toole and Linsin Smith, we hope this podcast provides an exciting opportunity for students to showcase their work and for our listeners to learn more about the groundbreaking research that goes on at UChicago.

Oct 22, 2020

In this episode, immunology graduate student Chris Stamper talks about how his lab shifted the focus of their antibody research to deepen our understanding of the coronavirus and aid in the development of a vaccine. In the second half, Master’s alumnus Dr. Siva Bhavani talks about his work as an ICU physician and how...

Oct 22, 2020

Monkeys playing video games, octopus arm regeneration, and the cell-to-cell communication that underscores every biological process? Join our conversation to learn more about innovative graduate research in the biological sciences, with the help of Meike Lobb-Rabe, Natalie Grace Schulz, Caleb Sponheim, and Sherzod Tokamov.

Oct 21, 2020

This episode focuses on ground-breaking (or should we say space-breaking) new research from graduate students at the University of Chicago studying space and the universe: ranging from exoplanets to galaxies to black holes. Linsin and Michael lead a far-ranging conversation on topics like life beyond the...