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Big Lick of Science

Apr 13, 2022

In our final episode of BLoS in conjunction with the American Society for Neurochemistry 2022 here in Roanoke, we speak with Dr. Robert Trestman, Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Carilion Clinic and Professor at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine about mental health during the pandemic and health...


Apr 12, 2022

In episode 2 of our Public Podcast Series in conjunction with the American Society for Neurochemistry conference we meet with Drs. Jamie Smyth and Rachel Padget (your beloved communications director of BLoS) talk about what infection with SRAS-CoV-2 does to your body, why many people lose their sense of taste and smell,...


Apr 11, 2022

Big Lick of Science presents a public interest series in conjunction with the American Society for Neurochemistry.

Episode 1: That I may serve: Dr. Carla Finkielstein, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, and Virginia Tech serving Southwest Virginia during the pandemic

Paras visited with Dr. Carla Finkielstein, cancer...


Mar 2, 2022

How does a system change based on scientific information? And why does change sometimes seem to conflict with previous information? Paras visits with Dr. Sarah Parker, an expert on studying clinical setting effectiveness, such as reducing infection during operations. They discuss topics like science policy and...


Feb 15, 2022

Rachana visits with Patty Raun and Carrie Kroehler, directors of the Virginia Tech Center for Communication Science about why proper science communication is important and how scientists can be more effective as sharing their work, from your own family to a more broad audience.