Season 7: 2021-2022

A Gastronauts season where we continued our virtual conversations.

September 2021: Thinking in pictures: Speaking in science

A virtual conversation with Temple Grandin and Andrew Huberman. Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. Andrew Huberman, Ph.D., is a Professor of Neurobiology at Stanford University.

October 2021: Of plants and self-medication

A virtual conversation with Jaap De Roode. Jaap De Roode, Ph.D., is a Professor of Biology at Emory University. He is perhaps the world’s foremost expert on monarch butterflies.

November 2021: Evolving views on obesity

A virtual conversation with Michael Schwartz and Herman Pontzer. Michael Schwartz, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine and co-director of the Diabetes Institute at University of Washington. Herman Pontzer, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology and Global Health at Duke University.

December 2021 – Bite Size Summit

January 2022: The gut that heals

A virtual conversation with Vassilis Pachnis and Catia Sternini. Vassilis Pachnis, M.D., Ph.D., is a Senior Group Leader at the Francis Crick Institute in London. Catia Sternini, M.D., is a Professor of Digestive Diseases at the University of California in Los Angeles.

February 2022: You are what you (don’t) eat

A virtual conversation with Greg Suh. Greg Suh, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

March 2022: The neural quest for inner valence

A virtual conversation with Sung-Yon Kim and Kirsteen Browning. Sung-Yon Kim, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at Seoul National University. Kirsteen Browning, Ph.D., is a Professor of Neural & Behavioral Science at Penn State.

April 2022: A bug’s life

A virtual conversation with Carlos Ribeiro and Stanley Heinze. Carlos Ribeiro, Ph.D., is a Principal Investigator at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Portugal. Stanley Heinze, Ph.D.,  is an Associate Professor at Lund University in Sweden.

May 2022: The neurobiology of plants

A virtual demonstration with the co-founder and CEO of Backyard Brains.