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STEM Sells

STEM Sells

By Karim Sorour, Nadim Barakat, Omar Atia

In this podcast, we talk about all things interesting in science, medicine, tech, and entrepreneurship. We'll be engaging with professionals about their careers and respective fields, diving knee-deep into their experiences and work. Don't miss out on an exclusive look at the most fascinating projects that come from the most dynamic fields.
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Within the Molecule and Beyond the Classroom
Within the Molecule and Beyond the Classroom
In this episode, Omar and Karim meet with Dr. Brenda Rubenstein, a professor of chemistry at Brown University. We discuss some of her latest research, which explores the possibility of storing data within molecules (yes, seriously)! We also discuss some of the educational disparities that are rampant across the United States and potential strategies to help address those issues. Her notable work has allowed her to be chosen as one of Popular Science’s “Brilliant 10” in 2021.
23:23
March 07, 2022
Medical School: A Full Perspective
Medical School: A Full Perspective
In this episode, Omar and Nadim meet with James Miller, a third-year medical student at Tufts University School of Medicine. We discuss his motivation to study medicine, his best tips for choosing a specialty, and his advice to current pre-meds. Additionally, we discussed his thoughts on medical school admissions and education. Have any questions about the path to medicine? Watch this episode! Feel free to email James at James_E.Miller@tufts.edu 
28:42
January 12, 2022
Just Do It! Launch Your Dream Business
Just Do It! Launch Your Dream Business
Something stopping you from starting the business you always dreamt about? Need some inspiration? Listen to Noah Hill talk about his journey starting his business while still in college. He is the founder of Lura Health, a personal health monitoring platform, that aims to improve health by using data from saliva. With the company's innovations, Noah has become a Forbes 30 under 30 recipient.
27:22
July 18, 2021
MD/PhD: The Clinic Meets the Lab
MD/PhD: The Clinic Meets the Lab
In this episode, Omar and Nadim meet with Jacob Klickstein, a 4th year MD/PhD at Tufts University School of Medicine. We discuss some of the most engaging topics in biology and the benefits of pursuing an MD/PhD. Specifically, we explored his works relating to neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS, their implications, and some possible solutions. We discuss his technological innovation that identifies and measures protein aggregates in cells. Additionally, Klickstein discusses some of the advantages that come from an MD/PhD, which include the ability to apply research in the lab into the clinic. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to learn about the intersection of clinical research and patient care!
25:59
June 02, 2021
"Gravitate" to Physics Education
"Gravitate" to Physics Education
In this episode, Omar and Karim meet with Jeffrey Wetter, a Physics professor at Wellesley College. We discuss some of the most engaging topics in physics and physics education. In particular, we looked into Professor Wetter’s work at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), which is focused on the experimental search for the Higgs Boson to understand how particles get mass. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to learn about the secrets of Physics through the lens of a distinguished professional!
41:11
March 28, 2021
The Present & Future of Technology in Healthcare w/ Juhan Sonin
The Present & Future of Technology in Healthcare w/ Juhan Sonin
In this episode, Nadim and Karim meet with Juhan Sonin, a professor at MIT and director of healthcare design agency GoInvo. We discuss the future of healthcare and how technology can be integrated to improve it. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn how technology can improve your future health!
31:54
January 20, 2021