SoS 46- A Chat with E.E. Hunt Award Winner Carmen Hove

This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with this year’s recipient of the HBA Phyllis Eveleth Award for Outstanding Graduate Presentation or Poster for her talk entitled, “The flexibility of fetal tolerance: immune function during pregnancy varies between two ecologically distinct populations”. Carmen is a doctoral student at the University of California Santa Barbara where she researches maternal health, immune function throughout pregnancy, and developmental origins of health and disease.

Carmen shares the findings of her research, discusses life as a graduate student and her future aims with her dissertation project. To learn more about Carmen’s work, check out her blog at, send her an email at, or follow her on Twitter @CarmenHove.

The Sausage of Science is produced by Cara Ocobock and Chris Lynn, with assistance from Junior Service Fellow Caroline Owens for the Public Relations Committee of the Human Biology Association. The song in the soundbed is “Always Lyin’” by the Morning Shakes.

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