Soils, team science, and battling imposter syndrome with Jo Handelsman

Ben chats with Jo Handelsman, scientist extraordinaire, about her journey from viewing pond water underneath the microscope to full professorship, trying to save our soils, working for the Office of Science and Technology Policy during the Obama Administration, and now directing the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery. They dive into how science still needs to be improved to welcome and embrace more women and people in color, battling imposter syndrome, and what “luck” might actually be.

Jo’s “A World Without Soil”-

https://yalebooks.yale.edu/book/9780300256406/world-without-soil

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Curiosity and equity in science, AND SPORES!! with fungal pathologist Christina Hull

Ben chats with fungal pathologist and professor Christina Hull about her insatiable curiosity for fungi, her passion for equity within science, her experience 3-D printing glow-in-the-dark fungal spores, and how a spore coat can almost deceive bouncers at the hottest clubs.

Wisconsin Science Festival

https://www.wisconsinsciencefest.org/

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Career transitions, magic economics, and durians with writer and comedian Jason Alt

Ben chats with comedian and writer Jason Alt about his journey from pursuring forensic chemistry, transitioning from pharmaceutical jobs to writing about games, successful management, and the consistent comedy through everything…. plus a stellar review of the made-up board game “Murdered by the femur of God” on the new hit hypothetical podcast Yikes! It’s Game Time.

EDHREC-

https://edhrec.com/

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Health science communication, “Potter!”, and molten cookies with Lauren Schrader

Ben chats with podcast teammate Lauren Schrader about how she became interested in communication health sciences, what she hopes to share with rural communities, her involvement in the Harry Potter Society at Indiana University, and how the Earth is filled with molten chocolate chip cookies.

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Enduring friendships, side hustles, and beet juicin’ with scientist Jevin Lortie

Ben chats with his good friend and fellow scientist Jevin Lortie about his journey pivoting from cooking to neuroscience, their friendship over the years, his childhood room, how his science connects to his diet and family, and creating fad diets on a whim.

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How comedy and politics collide with Lauren Feldman and Dannagal Young

Ben chats with two guest, Dannagal Young and Lauren Feldman, about their work assessing how comedy and political identities collide, the psychological profiles of the left and right, and debating if your work has impact on the world. Plus they answer some of life’s hardest questions like how do you teach a 17-legged dog to roll over and how can we prevent octopi from taking over the world.

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Purposeful living and mentorship with Professor Judi Simcox

Ben chats with Judi about her journey, how losing an important person in your life shapes your perspective, barrel racing, how Judi is and isn’t a pressure cooker, effective ways of mentoring, and life as a lipid trying to return a magic eight ball before you are consumed by mitochondria.

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STEM in small business with entrepreneurial scientist Courtney Lawrence

Ben chats with high school friend and entrepreneurial scientist Courtney Lawrence about her journey through STEM, starting a small business, and some interesting facts about soap (also they pitch improvised soaps like “Wet Dog Soap” and “Ex-boyfriend Soap”).

Courtney’s soap company-

www.minorobsession.co

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