Episode 59 of the Brain Science
is an interview with Dr. Guy Caldwell
who is a
molecular biologist at the University of Alabama. Since moving to
Alabama ten years ago he has done groundbreaking work in applying
the green florescent protein techniques developed by his mentor,
Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie
to the study of dopamine neurons
in the tiny worm C.
. In this interview Dr. Campbell and Dr. Caldwell
discuss the growing role of molecular biology as a tool in
neuroscience. Dr. Caldwell explains why he thinks there is a good
chance that a cure for Parkinson's Disease will be found within the
next 10 years.
This interview also contains practical information for students
interested in pursuing a career in science.
Dr. Campbell is the guest speaker at the July 18 meeting of
Skeptics in the Pub in Atlanta, Georgia: http://ow.ly/fh2y
Dr. Campbell was interviewed on Episode 96 of Brains
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