Top of the NOGN

Top of the NOGN

By Ethan McCurdy & Carla Golden
Join Carla Golden, PhD, and Ethan McCurdy, PhD, each week for a podcast exploring neuroscience, technology, and culture
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Against Our Best Interest (feat. Dr. Shelley Warlow)
In this episode Dr. Shelley Warlow discusses her June 2020 Nature Communications article about maladaptive attraction. Be sure to read the full article here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-16407-1
41:26
July 13, 2020
Supporting Black Lives in Neuroscience (feat. Sade Abiodun)
Join Carla Golden, PhD, and NOGN President, Priyanka Ramesh, for a Neuroscience in Culture episode where we got to have a conversation with the amazing, multi-talented Sade Abiodun about her article from last year discussing the inclusion and representation of marginalized identities in neuroscience. Scientists are talking about how to be anti-racist in STEM. We at Top of the NOGN want to share conversations with our listeners that happen between scientists, often behind closed doors. For Sade's article and more resources please visit the following: Article: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnhum.2019.00280/full Sade’s website: www.sade.space Watch Sade’s film here: https://freethework.com/ARticle/meet-sade-abiodun-director-of-godspeed Resource shared in the episode: https://www.academics4blacklives.com/
45:12
July 3, 2020
Gained in Translation (feat. Dr. Prerana Shrestha)
Join us for a fantastic episode and conversation about protein translation and behavior with Dr. Prerana Shrestha! And if you want to learn more, be sure to read the full Nature Neuroscience article here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41593-019-0568-z.pdf
42:11
June 26, 2020
You Are What You Eat (feat. Dr. Daniel Wilinski)
In this episode, we review "Rapid metabolic shifts occur during the transition between hunger and satiety in Drosophila melanogaster" and talk with first author Dr. Daniel Wilinski. The full Nature Communications article can be accessed at https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-11933-z
30:26
June 12, 2020
Failing Forward
In this episode, Carla Golden and Ethan McCurdy freestyle about pitfalls, fickle machines, and failing in science (and whether or not that's really failing at all!). Check it.
43:00
May 29, 2020
Biting Remarks (feat. Dr. Annegret Falkner)
In this episode we discuss Falkner et al. Neuron 2020, "Hierarchical representations of aggression in a hypothalamic-midbrain circuit," which can be accessed at: https://www.cell.com/neuron/pdf/S0896-6273(20)30137-9.pdf?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0896627320301379%3Fshowall%3Dtrue
30:25
May 22, 2020
Socialize Them Young! (feat. Lucy Bicks)
In this episode we discuss Bicks et al. 2020, published at https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-14740-z
33:10
May 15, 2020
A Zipcode to Nowhere (feat. Dr. José Martínez)
In this episode we discuss Martínez et al. 2019, which can be accessed via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31606248
25:37
May 8, 2020
The Dawning of Dopaminylation (feat. Dr. Ashley Lepack)
In this episode we discuss Lepack et al. 2020, which can be found at https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6487/197
27:03
May 1, 2020