SoS 176- Ale Geisel-Zamora discusses social support and postpartum mental health during Covid

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaCOVID19, Hilde Spielvogel Award Winner, Mental health, Season 5 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 176- Ale Geisel-Zamora discusses social support and postpartum mental health during Covid Ale Geisel-Zamora is an undergraduate student at Dartmouth College working under the direction of Prof. Zaneta Thayer. Ale won the Hilde Spielvogel Award for Outstanding Presentation by an Undergraduate Student at this year’s HBA meeting for her poster … Read More

SoS 154 – The Intricacies of Immunity with Dr. Thomas McDade

February 28, 2022By Alexandra NiclouBiomarkers, COVID19, Immune function, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 154 – The Intricacies of Immunity with Dr. Thomas McDade Dr. Thomas McDade, Professor of Anthropology at Northwestern University discusses why inflammation should not simply be branded a secret killer. He also chats with Chris and Cara about his ongoing research on the differences in antibody responses to COVID-19 infection … Read More

SoS 130- Getting Real About The Field & Funding with Dr. Alejandra Nuñez-de la Mora

June 7, 2021By Delaney GlassAcademia, COVID19, Fieldwork, Mexico, Multidiscipline, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 130- Getting Real About The Field & Funding with Dr. Alejandra Nuñez-de la Mora Alejandra Nuñez-de la Mora is a professor at Universidad Veracruzana in Xalapa, Mexico. She conducts research in Biological Anthropology, Maternal and Child Health, and Reproductive Ecology. Today, Chris and Cara talk to her about the realities … Read More

SoS 129 – COVID nightmares and sleep architecture with Dr. David Samson

May 31, 2021By Alexandra NiclouCOVID19, Dreams, Season 3, Sleep No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 129 – COVID nightmares and sleep architecture with Dr. David Samson Dr. David Samson, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Toronto’s, work focuses on the link between sleep and human evolution. In this episode he talks about how our vices affect sleep patterns and how those in turn … Read More

SoS 114- Hackademics: Dissertation Research in the time of COVID-19

February 15, 2021By Delaney Glass#Hackademics, COVID19, Graduate research, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 114- Hackademics: Dissertation Research in the time of COVID-19 On this week’s Sausage of Science, Delaney and Alex bring you a Hackademics panel discussion on graduate research in the time of COVID-19. Luisa Maria Rivera is a Ph.D. student at Emory University studying intergenerational transmission of social experiences, Taylor van … Read More

SoS 99 – Getting Hooked on Parasite Infection Research and Podcasting with Dr. Theresa Gildner

November 2, 2020By Alexandra NiclouCOVID19, Health, Season 3, Shuar, SoS Team No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 99 – Getting Hooked on Parasite Infection Research and Podcasting with Dr. Theresa Gildner This is the first of a series of episodes highlighting the work and interests of the Sausage of Science team. First up is our associate producer, Dr. Theresa Gildner. Theresa is currently a postdoctoral fellow at … Read More

SoS-98 At the Nexus of Resistance and Resilience with Dr. Ruby Fried

October 27, 2020By Delaney GlassAlaska, COVID19, Food security, Health, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 98- At the Nexus of Resistance and Resilience with Dr. Ruby Fried Ruby Fried is an Assistant Professor of Health Sciences at the University of Alaska-Anchorage. She is currently researching traditional food security and its effects on physical and mental health on St Paul Island with the Aleut community. Additionally, … Read More