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Prof. Michael Dickinson, Professor of Bioengineering and Aeronautics at the California Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubeLife4/13/20211050Death Valley, Drosophila, and the Devonian Toolkit, Sun Navigation Requires Compass Neurons in Drosophila, and The aerodynamics and control of free flight manoeuvres in Drosophila.
Prof. Michael Dinerstein, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubeSocial4/11/2021781Quantifying the Supply Response of Private Schools to Public Policies, The Equilibrium Effects of Public Provision in Education Markets: Evidence from a Public School Expansion Policy, Consumer Price Search and Platform Design in Internet Commerce, Competition and Entry in Agricultural Markets: Experimental Evidence from Kenya, and Human Capital Depreciation.
Prof. Francisco Quintana, Professor of Neurology at the Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife4/9/2021773Astrocytes and their function in the brain: Gut-licensed IFN?+ NK (interferon Gamma) cells drive LAMP1+ TRAIL+ anti-inflammatory astrocytes, and MAFG-driven astrocytes promote CNS inflammation
Prof. Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, Professor, Neurological Surgery at UCSF.SpotifyYouTubeLife4/7/2021644Interneurons from Embryonic Development to Cell -Based Therapy, Embryonic Origin of Postnatal Neural Stem Cells, Human hippocampal neurogenesis drops sharply in children to undetectable levels in adults, Maintenance of neural stem cell positional identity by mixed-lineage leukemia, and Clustered gamma-protocadherins regulate cortical interneuron programmed cell death
Prof. Carol Gould, Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial4/5/2021590Is Glamour an Aesthetic Property of Persons only?: Can AI recognize glamor or become glamorous?
Prof. Su Guo, Professor of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences at UCSFSpotifyYouTubeLife4/3/2021643Toward Molecular Genetic Dissection of Neural Circuits For Emotional and Motivational Behaviors, Identification of a brain center whose activity discriminates a choice behavior in zebrafish, Identification of environmental stressors and validation of light preference as a measure of anxiety in larval zebrafish, and Heritable natural variation of an anxiety-like behavior in larval zebrafish
Prof. Cecilia Lunardini, Professor of Physics at Arizona State University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical4/1/2021635Dirac and Majorana neutrino signatures of primordial black holes, Pre-supernova neutrinos: directional sensitivity and prospects for progenitor identification, and A concordance scenario for the observation of a neutrino from a Tidal Disruption Event.
Prof. Howard Fields, Professor Emeritus, Neurology at UCSF SpotifyYouTubeLife3/30/2021967A Motivation-Decision Model of Pain: The Role of Opioids, Understanding opioid reward, How expectations influence pain, and the role of placebo effect in clinical trial design for CNS diseases.
Prof. Itay Goldstein, Professor of Finance and Economics at the Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/28/2021769The Real Effects of Financial Markets, Trading frenzies, Feedback Effects, Asymmetric Trading, and the Limits to Arbitrage, Financial Crises: Fundamentals vs. Panic, Investor flows and fragility in corporate bond funds, and Financial Fragility in the COVID-19 Crisis
Prof. Richard Lebed, Professor of Physics at Arizona State University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical3/26/2021378The relationship between quarks and hadrons, Heavy-Quark QCD Exotica, and Exotics in the Dynamical Diquark Model
Prof. Ryan Hickox, Professor of Astronomy at Dartmouth CollegeSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/24/2021361Black hole variability and the star formation-AGN connection, Obscured Active Galactic Nuclei, A Large Population of Luminous Active Galactic Nuclei Lacking X-ray Detections, and Cosmic evolution of supermassive black holes
Prof. Maria Kazachenko, Assistant Professor of Astrophysical & Planetary Science at the University of Colorado, BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/22/2021351Challenges and Advances in Modeling of the Solar Atmosphere, The Coronal Global Evolutionary Model, Active Region Irradiance during Quiescent Periods, and Inferring depth-dependent plasma motions from surface observations using the DeepVel neural network
Prof Erik Berglöf, Professor of economics at the London School of Economics.SpotifyYouTubeSocial3/20/2021398Tackling the pandemic globally, the challenges for developing countries and risk management for future pandemics
Prof. Scott Baraban, Professor & Chair in Neuroscience Research, UCSFSpotifyYouTubeLife3/18/2021420Persistent Seizure Control in Epileptic Mice Transplanted With Gamma Aminobutyric Acid Progenitors, Clemizole and modulators of serotonin signalling suppress seizures in Dravet syndrome, Phenotypic analysis of catastrophic childhood epilepsy genes: The Epilepsy Zebrafish Project, and Interneuron origins in the embryonic porcine medial ganglionic eminence
Prof. Paul Taylor, Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt universitySpotifyYouTubeSocial3/16/2021305Taking Postracialism seriously: From Movement Mythology to Racial Formation
Prof. Jonathan Tan, Professor of Astronomy at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, SwedenSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/14/2021335Star Formation Rates in Disk Galaxies, Equilibrium Star Cluster Formation, Massive Star Formation, The formation of supermassive black holes from Population III.1 seeds, and Inside-out Planet Formation
Prof. Kadri Vihvelin, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern CaliforniaSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/12/2021320Compatibilism, incompatibilism and impossibilism views of Free Will and the Philosophy of Time Travel
Prof. Randall McEntaffer, Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Pennsylvania State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical3/10/2021311Water Recovery X-Ray Rocket grating spectrometer, Performance Testing of a Large-Format X-ray Reflection Grating Prototype for a Suborbital Rocket Payload, and Extreme Ultraviolet and Soft X-Ray Diffraction Efficiency of a Blazed Reflection Grating Fabricated by Thermally Activated Selective Topography Equilibration.
Prof. Philip Mauskopf, Prof of Physics at Arizona State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical3/8/2021297Millimeter-Wave Polarimeters Using Kinetic Inductance Detectors for TolTEC and Beyond, NASA's near-infrared spectrophotometric all-sky survey, BLAST Mission, and Design of a W-band Superconducting Kinetic Inductance Qubit (Kineticon)
Prof. Mark Wilson, Professor of Philosophy at the University of PittsburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/5/2021609Imitation of Rigor - Why philosophy needs mathematicians and vice versa.
Prof. Vikram Gadagkar, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife3/3/2021288Dopamine neurons encode performance error in singing birds, and Dopamine neurons change their tuning according to courtship context in singing birds
Prof. Stephen Finlay, Prof of Philosophy at the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne, AustraliaSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/1/2021294Confusion of Tongues: A Theory of Normative Language
Prof. Igor Shovkovy, Professor in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at Arizona State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical2/26/2021285The overdamped chiral magnetic wave, Electronic Properties of Dirac and Weyl Semimetals, and Ellipticity of photon emission from strongly magnetized hot QCD plasma
Prof. Lenn Goodman, Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial2/24/2021274Science and Religion : Complementary or Substitutes?
Prof. Anne C Hart, Professor of Neuroscience at Brown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife2/22/2021294Genetic modifiers ameliorate endocytic and neuromuscular defects in a model of Spinal Muscular Atrophy, and Single copy/knock-in models of ALS SOD1 in C. elegans suggest loss and gain of function have different contributions to neurodegeneration
Prof. Ellen Armour, Carpenter Chair of Feminist Theology at Vanderbilt Divinity SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/19/2021279Philosophy, Photography, and the (Cosmo)Politics of Life and Death, and Religion, Sexuality, and Post modernity
Prof. Emery Brown, Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and Computational Neuroscience at MITSpotifyYouTubeLife2/17/2021273General Anesthesia and Altered States of Arousal: A Systems Neuroscience Analysis, Clinical Electroencephalography for Anesthesiologists, and Multimodal General Anesthesia: Theory and Practice.
Prof. Jason Haffner, Prof of Physics and Astronomy at Rice UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical2/15/2021261A Tunable Plasmon Resonance in Gold Nanobelts, Novel Plasmonic Structures Based on Gold Nanobelts, and Structural Analysis by Enhanced Raman Scattering
Prof. Ghassan AlRegib, Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.SpotifyYouTubePhysical2/12/2021311Backpropagated Gradient Representations for Anomaly Detection, Implicit Saliency in Deep Neural Networks, Contrastive Explanations in Neural Networks, Fabric Surface Characterization: Assessment of Deep Learning-Based Texture Representations Using a Challenging Dataset, Successful Leveraging of Image Processing and Machine Learning in Seismic Structural Interpretation, and Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect Screening Through Transfer Learning.
Prof. Jacquelyn Pless, Assistant Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management.SpotifyYouTubeSocial2/11/2021259Are “Complementary Policies” Substitutes? Evidence from R&D Subsidies in the UK, and Bringing rigor to energy innovation policy evaluation.
Prof. Wael Asaad, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and NeuroSurgery at Brown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife2/10/2021263Deep Brain Stimulation Targeting the Fornix for Mild Alzheimer Dementia, Rapid motor fluctuations reveal short-timescale neurophysiological biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease, and LITT for Intractable Psychiatric Disease
Prof. Benjamin Moll, Professor of Economics at the London School of EconomicsSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/9/2021281The Rich Interactions between Inequality and the Macroeconomy
Prof. Andrew Newberg, Professor of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial2/8/2021257Religious Experience: Psychology and Neurology, The Noetic Quality: A Multimethod Exploratory Study, and The Varieties of Self-Transcendent Experience
Prof. Murat Kantarcioglu, Professor of Computer Science at The University of Texas at DallasSpotifyYouTubePhysical2/5/2021281Securing Big Data in the Age of AI, Defending Against Backdoors in Federated Learning with Robust Learning Rate, and Does Explainable Artificial Intelligence Improve Human Decision-Making?
Prof. James Sauls, Professor of Physics at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical2/4/2021244Dirty Superconductors Make Better Particle Accelerators, CAPST Research, Take a dip into the weird world of quantum liquids, and the future of quantum computing.
Prof. Charles Lipson, Emeritus Professor of international relations at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/3/2021229Countries, political systems, integration and democracy - what does the future hold?
Prof. Marc Law, Professor of Economics at the University of VermontSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/2/2021227Political Centralization, Federalism, and Urban Development: Evidence from US and Canadian Capital Cities, Understanding the Rise of Regulation during the Progressive Era, The Political Economy of Truth-in-Advertising Regulation, Effects of Occupational Licensing Laws on Minorities, and did early twentieth-century alcohol prohibition affect mortality?
Prof. Cheryl Maslen, Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife2/1/2021232Identifying genetic factors that contribute to the increased risk of congenital heart defects in infants with Down syndrome, The Genetic Basis of Turner Syndrome Aortopathy, and Conference summary: What we have learned and where we are headed
Sir Colin Blakemore, Professor of Neuroscience at City University of Hong KongSpotifyYouTubeLife1/29/2021270The first neurons of the human cerebral cortex, Tactile perception recruits functionally related visual areas in the late-blind, What synesthesia isn’t, and I Haven’t a Clue! Expectations Based on Repetitions and Hints Facilitate Perceptual Experience of Ambiguous Images
Prof. Debby Silver, Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife1/28/2021248Dynamic mRNA Transport and Local Translation in Radial Glial Progenitors of the Developing Brain, Prolonged Mitosis of Neural Progenitors Alters Cell Fate in the Developing Brain, and Pathogenic DDX3X Mutations Impair RNA Metabolism and Neurogenesis during Fetal Cortical Development
Prof. John Pearson, Assistant Professor of Neurobiology at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife1/27/2021226Online Neural Connectivity Estimation with Noisy Group Testing, and Naturalistic decision-making:  continuous, open-world, and recursive
Prof. Mitch Begelman, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences at the University of Colorado, BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical1/26/2021252Formation of supermassive black holes by direct collapse in pre-galactic haloes, Quasi-stars: accreting black holes inside massive envelopes, Evolution of supermassive stars as a pathway to black hole formation, and Strongly magnetized accretion discs: structure and accretion from global magnetohydrodynamic simulations
Prof. Adele Diamond, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of British ColumbiaSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/25/2021270Review of the Evidence on, and Fundamental Questions About, Efforts to Improve Executive Functions, Including Working Memory, and ideas to redesign the education system.
Professor Wendy Freedman, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical1/22/2021297Cosmology at a crossroads, the legacy and development of the Hubble constant, and The Carnegie-Chicago Hubble Program: An Independent Determination of the Hubble Constant Based on the Tip of the Red Giant Branch
Prof. Ted Gibson, Professor of Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubeLife1/21/2021295How Efficiency Shapes Human Language, Color naming across languages reflects color use, Large-scale evidence of dependency length minimization in languages, and Information processing and cross-linguistic universals
Prof. Mark Schroeder, Professor of philosophy at the University of Southern CaliforniaSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/20/2021252Persons as Things, and Treating like a child : Philosophical treatment of people and relationships
Prof. Matthew Johnson, Assistant Professor of Economics at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/19/2021213Demand Conditions and Worker Safety: Evidence from Price Shocks in Mining, Regulation by Shaming: Deterrence Effects of Publicizing Violations of Workplace Safety and Health Laws, and The Labor Market Effects of Legal Restrictions on Worker Mobility
Prof. Scott Huettal, Professor of Neuroscience at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife1/18/2021186Decision neuroscience: neuroeconomics, Linking the neural and social sciences via neuroeconomics, Cognitive Foundations of Voter Choice, and Indulgent Foods Can Paradoxically Promote Disciplined Dietary Choices
Prof. Christopher McKee, Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, BerkeleySpotifyYouTubePhysical1/15/2021232A theory of the interstellar medium: Three components regulated by supernova explosions in an inhomogeneous substrate, Theory of Star Formation, and Radioactive feedback processes and implications for the initial mass function.
Prof. Nicholas Christakis, Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/14/2021241Social networks, Influencers, On the origins of a good society, Artificial Intelligence in hybrid systems, and managing pandemics.
Prof. Philip Cook, Professor of Public Policy, Economics and Sociology at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/13/2021224The Great American Gun War: Notes from Four Decades in the Trenches, Understanding Gun Violence: Public Health v/s Public Policy, and Thinking about gun violence.
Prof. Adriana Lleras-Muney, Professor of Economics at UCLA.SpotifyYouTubeSocial1/12/2021237Do Youth Employment Programs Work? Evidence from the New Deal, The association between educational attainment and longevity using individual-level data from the 1940 census, The Incentive Effects of Cash Transfers to the Poor, and A Unified Model of Cohort Mortality for Economic Analysis
Prof. Anil Gupta, Professor of Philosophy and History at the University of PittsburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/11/2021291Outline of an Account of Experience, Conscious Experience: A Logical Inquiry, Experience and Its Rational Significance, and Principles and the Generalization Function of Truth
Prof. Chris Blattman, economist and political scientist at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public PolicySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/8/2021527Reducing Crime and Violence: Experimental Evidence from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Liberia, The Long-Term Impacts of Grants on Poverty: Nine-Year Evidence from Uganda’s Youth Opportunities Program, and Gang rule: Understanding and Countering Criminal Governance
Prof. Marty Woldorff, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife1/7/2021228Modulation of early sensory processing in human auditory cortex,  Inhibitory Control in Children with ADHD, The neural bases of momentary lapses in attention, Timing and Sequence of Brain Activity in Top-Down Control of Visual-Spatial Attention,  and A key role for stimulus-specific updating of the sensory cortices in the learning of stimulus–reward associations.
Prof. Matthew Jackson, Professor of Economics at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/6/2021280Pathophysiology and correction of amblyopia, The synaptic substrates of visual recognition memory, and pathophysiology and correction of fragile X syndrome and other causes of autism
Prof. Mark Bear, Professor of Neuroscience at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.SpotifyYouTubeLife1/5/2021211Pathophysiology and correction of amblyopia, The synaptic substrates of visual recognition memory, and pathophysiology and correction of fragile X syndrome and other causes of autism
Prof. Dragana Rogulja, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife1/4/2021200Motivation, Perception, and Chance Converge to Make a Binary Decision, Recurrent Circuitry Sustains Drosophila Courtship Drive While Priming Itself for Satiety,, Measures the Passage of Time to Coordinate Behavior and Motivational State, and Sleep Loss Can Cause Death through Accumulation of Reactive Oxygen Species in the Gut
Prof. Robert Talisse, Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial12/31/2020262Problem of Polarization, and Semantic Descent: More Trouble for Civility
Prof. Warren Grill, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife12/30/2020306In vivo quantification of excitation and kilohertz frequency block of the rat vagus nerve, stimulation of the sensory pudendal nerve increases bladder capacity in the rat, and evoked potentials reveal neural circuits engaged by human deep brain stimulation
Dr. Fredrik Inglis of University of Missouri, SL, and Drs. Sussane DiSalvo and Brittany Peterson of University of Southern Illinois, Edwardsville;SpotifyYouTubeLife12/29/2020209The evolution, effects and relationships of microbes with other biological systems such as Amoeba, Termites/Pests and humans.
Prof Pete Klenow, Professor of Economic Policy, School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial12/28/2020203Welfare across Countries and Time, The misallocation of talent and US economic growth, Race and Economic Well-Being in the United States, and Trading Off Consumption and COVID-19 Deaths.
Prof. James Kakalios, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of MinnesotaSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/25/2020228The Declarative/Procedural Model: A Neurobiologically Motivated Theory of First and Second Language, Child first language and adult second language are both tied to general-purpose learning systems, and the Neurocognition of Developmental Disorders of Language
Prof. Lee Ohanian, Professor of Economics at UCLASpotifyYouTubeSocial12/24/2020222Capital-skill complementarity and inequality, Are Phillips Curves Useful for Forecasting Inflation?, New Deal Policies and the Persistence of the Great Depression, Long-term changes in labor supply and taxes, and Tarnishing the Golden and Empire States: Land-Use Restrictions and the U.S. Economic Slowdown
Prof. Michael Ullman, Professor of Neuroscience at Georgetown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife12/23/2020236The Declarative/Procedural Model: A Neurobiologically Motivated Theory of First and Second Language, Child first language and adult second language are both tied to general-purpose learning systems, and the Neurocognition of Developmental Disorders of Language
Prof. Tudor Oprea, Professor of Medicine at the University of New Mexico.SpotifyYouTubeLife12/22/2020203Exploring the dark genome: implications for precision medicine, Virtual and In Vitro Antiviral Screening Revive Therapeutic Drugs for COVID-19, Artificial intelligence, drug repurposing and peer review, mining the human proteome for disease biology, drug discovery and repositioning
Prof. Frank Wolak, Professor of Commodity Price Studies at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical12/21/2020209An Experimental Comparison of Carbon Pricing Under Uncertainty in Electricity Markets, Emissions Uncertainty and Environmental Market, Wholesale Market Design, and Transmission Planning
Prof. Adina Roskies, Professor of Philosophy and chair of the Cognitive Science at Dartmouth CollegeSpotifyYouTubeLife12/18/2020225Why Libet’s studies don’t pose a threat to free will,  Agency and intervention, Neurotechnologies for Mind Reading, and Neuroethics
Prof. Manfred Paulini, Professor of Physics at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical12/17/2020251Standard model and supersymmetry of particle physics, experiments at the Large Hadron Collider and novel uses of machine learning in experimental Physics.
Prof. Jacqueline Gottlieb, Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife12/16/2020259Intrinsic motivation, curiosity, and learning: animals, humans and education systems, neuroscience basis of curiosity and learning, reward uncertainty and information transmission in the brain.
Prof. Jeremy Darling, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Colorado, BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/15/2020214Direct Measurement of the Cosmic Acceleration, The Hubble expansion is isotropic in the epoch of dark energy, How to Detect Inclined Water Maser Disks and Measure Black Hole Masses, Extragalactic Proper Motions: Gravitational Waves and Cosmology, and New Limits on Axionic Dark Matter from the Magnetar.
Prof. Oswald Schmitz, Professor of Population and Community Ecology at Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial12/14/2020229Predator community composition is linked to soil carbon retention across a human land use gradient, and Animals and the zoogeochemistry of the carbon cycle
Prof. Jack Burns, Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado in BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/11/2020235Artemis - A whole new program to travel to the moon and to establish a habitat there including an observatory, gateway that orbits with self propulsion and designing a launch pad for future exploration of the solar system including Mars.
Prof. William Zame, Professor of Economics and Mathematics at UCLA.SpotifyYouTubeSocial12/10/2020258Linking Social and Personal Preferences, and Asset Markets with Asymmetric Reasoning.
Prof. Bruce Partridge, Emeritus Professor of Astronomy at Haverford collegeSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/9/2020222The cosmological legacy of Planck, design, data, results and insights, Calibration of ALMA Using Planck Observations, and Can CMB Surveys Help the AGN Community?
Prof. John Dowling, Research Professor of Neurosciences at HarvardSpotifyYouTubeLife12/8/2020207Vitamin A: its many roles—from vision and synaptic plasticity to infant mortality
Prof. Raja GuhaThakurta, Department Chair of Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of California Santa CruzSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/7/2020246Extended halo of metal-poor stars in Andromeda, Dwarf galaxies, Star migration, Surface brightness fluctuations and understanding dark matter by studying satellite galaxies.
Prof. Scott Gaudi, Professor of Astronomy at Ohio State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical12/4/2020220Exoplanets: the history, exploration techniques and demographics. Habitable and free floating planets, and is there anybody out there?
Prof. James McGaugh, Emeritus Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior at University of California, IrvineSpotifyYouTubeLife12/2/2020225Making lasting memories: Remembering the significant, Consolidating Memories, and Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory
Prof. Daniel Holz, Professor of Physics, Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/30/2020289Gravitational Waves, Black hole mergers, Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and upcoming space based LISA project.
Prof. Kent Berridge, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubeLife11/27/2020213Liking, Wanting, and the Incentive-Sensitization Theory of Addiction,  A Liking Versus Wanting Perspective on Emotion and the Artificial Intelligence, and The central amygdala recruits mesocorticolimbic circuitry for pursuit of reward or p Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Ira Rothstein, Professor of Physics at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/25/2020204Reducing black holes into a fundamental particle, An Effective Field Theory of Quantum Mechanical Black Hole Horizons, Virtual Hawking Radiation, Gravity waves, and LIGO
Prof. Doug Duncan is an emeritus faculty of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences of the University of ColoradoSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/24/202018521st Century Literacy for Succeeding in College and Beyond, Teaching the Nature of Science using Pseudoscience, The accountability of and on the social media.
Prof. James Kasting, Professor Geosciences, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at Penn State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/23/2020200Habitable Zones, Remote life-detection criteria, habitable zone boundaries, and the frequency of Earth-like planets around M and late K stars, and  Abiotic Oxygen Levels on Planets: Possible False Positive For Life?
Dr. Josh Winn, Physicist and astronomer at Princeton University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical11/20/2020157The Occurrence and Architecture of Exoplanetary Systems, Doppler and Transit Surveys, Kepler-78, Ultra-Short-Period Planets, and hot Jupiters
Prof. Gordon Fishell, Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife11/19/2020212The complex development of the human Artificial Intelligence, Interneuron Types as Attractors and Controllers, Developmental diversification of cortical inhibitory interneurons, and A viral strategy for targeting and manipulating interneurons across vertebrate species
Prof. Marc Pinsonneault, Theorist on the structure and evolution of stars at Ohio State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/18/2020147Red giant masses and ages derived from carbon and nitrogen abundances, Spectroscopic determination of masses for red giants, Young alpha-enriched giant stars in the solar neighborhood, and Dynamical heating across the Milky Way disc.
Prof. Gregory Laughlin, Professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/17/2020205The world is running out of energy in 100 years, Large-Scale Computation using Astronomical Resources, and the future of Artificial Intelligence.
Prof. Fran Bagenal, Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/16/2020180The New Horizons Mission to Pluto, the Juno Mission to Jupiter: What have we learned and what's in store?
Prof. Edwin Turner, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/13/2020197Bayesian analysis of the astrobiological implications of life’s early emergence on Earth,  A Possible Spectroscopic Biosignature of Extraterrestrial Plants, and Characterization of extrasolar terrestrial planets from diurnal photometric variability
Dr. Chris Bleakley, Associate Professor and Head of the School of Computer Science at University College Dublin (UCD), IrelandSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/12/2020238Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence,  definitions, origin, progress, problems, and the future.
Prof. Laith Abu-Raddad, Professor of Population Health Sciences at Cornell University in QatarSpotifyYouTubeLife11/11/2020205Qatar, a great field experiment in understanding factors affecting COVID incidence rates, mortality, herd immunity, testing, reinfection, and vaccination and forming policies for the future.
Prof. Paul Turner, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University.SpotifyYouTubeLife11/10/2020181Phage Therapy: A Renewed Approach to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Prisoner's dilemma in an RNA virus, Virus population extinction via ecological traps, and Dynamics of molecular evolution in RNA virus populations depend on sudden versus gradual environmental change
Prof. Matthias Doepke, Research Professor in the Department of Economics at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial11/9/2020204Love, Money, and Parenting: How economics can help expl Artificial Intelligence how we r Artificial Intelligence our kids today, Women's Employment in a Pandemic Recession, and Why has the college wage premium risen rapidly in the US, but not in European economies such as Germany?
Prof. Michel Janssen, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of MinnesotaSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/6/2020195The history, puzzles, and miracles of Quantum Mechanics
Prof. Gary An, Professor of Surgery and Vice-Chair of Surgical Research at the University of VermontSpotifyYouTubeLife11/5/2020205In silico experiments of cytokine-directed clinical trials using agent-based modeling, Examining sepsis using genetic algorithms on an agent-based model, The Crisis of Reproducibility, and the Scientific Role of Multi-scale Modeling
Prof. Scott Dodelson, Professor of Physics at Carnegie Melon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/4/2020153Strategic Plan for U.S. Particle Physics in the Global Context, Dark Energy Survey, Cosmological Constr Artificial Intelligences from Galaxy Clustering and Weak Lensing
Prof. Jean Camp, Professor of Informatics and Computing at Indiana UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/30/2020202Reconceptualizing the Role of Security User,  Community-based production and management, and Macroeconomic Analysis of Routing Anomalies
Prof. David Linden, Professor of Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife10/29/2020184The Science of Human Individuality, redefining Nature and Nurture, It Runs in the Family, Twin Experiments and artificial Intelligences, The impact of Experience, Memory, and Sex.
Prof. Stephen Stearns, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University.SpotifyYouTubeLife10/28/2020185Life-history evolution, The transition to modernity and chronic disease: mismatch and natural selection, and Molecular Evolutionary Medicine
Prof. Jason Wright, Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at Penn State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/27/2020228Galactic Settlement and the Fermi Paradox,  Planck Frequencies as Schelling Points in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, and the practicality and implications of Dyson Spheres.
Prof. Jeff Prince, Professor and Chair of Business Economics and Public Policy at Indiana UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/26/2020260Measuring Consumer Preferences for Video Content, The Impact of Mergers on Quality, How Much is Privacy Worth Around the World and Across Platforms?, The persistence of broadband user behavior, Mobile Attention, and the upcoming wave of antitrust investigations.
Prof. Carol Christine Fair, Professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/25/2020304What drives militant politics? Studies from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Western Africa, A case study in Kerala, the enigmatic Southern state of India, and the similarities between Pakistan, India, and the United States in scriptural literalism in religion and politics.
Prof. Michael Strauss, Chair of the Department of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical10/23/2020224Cosmological parameters from SDSS and WMAP,  The construction and operation of the brand new Vera C. Rubin observatory, and Quasars
Prof. Nathan Gianneschi, Professor of Materials Science & Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University.SpotifyYouTubeLife10/22/2020236Targeting small molecules with novel transport mechanisms in Cancer and Myocardial Infarction, Growing metal-organic nanotubes, and Selenomela nin for radiation protection.
Prof. David Uttal, Professor of Education and of Psychology at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/21/2020353Links of Spatial Thinking to Achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics?,  Using a discipline-focused lens to examine spatial thinking skills, and the Development of Children’s Gender-Science Stereotypes.
Prof. Jenny Greene, Professor of Astrophysics at Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/20/2020274The demographics, formation, migration, and behavior of black holes, what's at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy, and the Nobel prizes for Physics 2020.
Dr. Gaurav Jain, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/19/2020198Fluency and perceptions of decision making, Numerosity and allocation behavior, and the impact of number roundedness on framing
Election Special: Dr. Dipayan Gosh of Harvard Kennedy School and Dr. Heidi Tworek of University of British ColumbiaSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/17/2020239History of democracy, elections, and outcomes. Impact of social media, and what we could expect in upcoming US elections.
Dr. Michael Niemack, Associate Professor of Astronomy and Physics at Cornell University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical10/16/2020226Cosmic Microwave Background, The Atacama Cosmology Telescope,  The CCAT-Prime Submillimeter Observatory, and The Simons Observatory
Prof. Josh Frieman, Head of the Particle Physics Division at Fermilab and Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/14/2020275The evolution of the universe, expansion, accelerated expansion, the use, and misuse of the cosmological constant, dark energy, dark matter, the dark energy survey, and what could be in store for cosmology in the coming years.
Prof. Mario Macis, Professor of economics at Johns Hopkins UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/12/2020240Economic Rewards to Motivate Blood Donations, Rewarding Volunteers: A Field Experiment, and Societal support for monetary compensation for plasma and kidney donors.
Prof. John Flood, Professor of Law and Society at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.SpotifyYouTubeSocial10/10/2020246How Machine Learning and Block Artificial Intelligence are Redesigning the Landscape of Professional Knowledge and Organization, and Globalization, Law, and Lawyers in a Time of Crisis
Dr. Mark Hoffman, Research Professor at the University of Missouri, Kansas CitySpotifyYouTubeLife10/9/2020251Heterogeneity introduced by EHR system implementation in a de-identified data resource from 100 non-affiliated organizations and Rates and Predictors of Using Opioids in the Emergency Department to Treat Migr Artificial Intelligence in Adolescents and Young Adults
Prof. Volodymyr Babich, Professor of Operations and Information Management at Georgetown University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial10/8/2020194Does Crowdfunding Benefit Entrepreneurs and Venture Capital Investors?,  Promoting Solar Panel Investments: Feed-in-Tariff vs. Tax-Rebate, R&D Investments in the Presence of Knowledge Spillover and Debt Financing: Can Risk Shifting Cure Free Riding?
Dr. Masood Parvania, Associate Chair for Research and Advancement at the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of UtahSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/7/2020281The electric grid: infrastructure, risk management, security, and upgrading, optimization of scheduling, storage, pricing and production flexibility, co-optimization of electric bus transportation, storage, and water distribution systems.
Prof. Keith Olive, Theoretical physicist at the University of MinnesotaSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/6/2020315The early evolution of the universe, leptogenesis, baryogenesis, and nucleosynthesis in the big bang and particle physics mysteries
Prof. Eugene Santos, Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth CollegeSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/5/2020204Adversarial Models for Opponent Intent Inferencing, Intelligence Analyses, and the Insider Threat,  and Discriminating deception from truth and misinformation: an intent-level approach
Prof. David Spergel, Director of the Center for Computational Astrophysics at Flatiron Institute and Emeritus Professor Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/2/2020240A brief history of the universe and its possible death scenarios, WMAP, ACT, and WFIRST projects, inflation, dark energy, dark matter, and alternative theories, and Artificial Intelligence to Artificial Intelligence cosmology and astrophysics.
Prof. Riane Eisler, President of the Center for Partnership Studies (CPS)SpotifyYouTubeSocial10/1/2020197Evolution, Ideology, and Human Nature, New Evidence about Human Nature, Biocultural Synthesis, Domination Systems, and Partnership Systems, Four cornerstones of change: Childhood Relations, Gender Relations, Economic Relations, and Narratives.
Prof. Nadya Mason, Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/30/2020192Frontiers of Materials Research, Metals, Glasses, and Quantum Materials, Simulation and Computational Tools, and Artificial Intelligence in Materials Research
Dr. Fred Olayele, Chief Economist at the New York City Economic Development Corporation.SpotifyYouTubeSocial9/29/2020270Economic Diversity and the Resource Curse, Gravity, Borders, and Regionalism, and Globalization, Income Disparity, and Inclusive Development
Prof. Giulio Pasinetti, Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiSpotifyYouTubeLife9/28/2020348Effects of food, sleep and the microbiome on Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases
Prof. Jeff Ely, Director of the mathematical methods in Social Sciences at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/26/2020270Suspense and Surprise: How to write novels and enjoy sports/politics, Why torture or money for information schemes are not advisable, Rotation to mitigate epidemics, Allocating tests in a pandemic, and a cake-cutting solution to gerrymandering.
Prof. John Birge, Professor of Operations Management at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/25/2020210Optimal Commissions and Subscriptions in Networked Markets, Dynamic Learning and Market Making in Spread Betting, Credit Shock Propagation in Supply Artificial Intelligence, and the Impact of COVID on Supply Artificial Intelligence Credit Risk
Prof. Andrew Ching, Professor at the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/24/2020220Forward-Looking Behavior: The Case of Consumer Stockpiling, Late-Mover Advantages: The Case of Statins, the Zero-price Effect, The Value of Perfect Information, Consumer assessment of Quality of products? Evidence from the diaper market
Dr. Deepa HalaHarvi, Breast cancer surgeon at Ohio HealthSpotifyYouTubeLife9/23/2020412Disparities in Breast Cancer and African Ancestry, Mammographic screening from age 40 years, Disparities in Breast Cancer Surgery Delay, Prophylactic mastectomy in BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 patients.
Prof. Sudheer Chava, Professor of Finance at Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/22/2020265Investor Response to Extreme Language in Earnings Conference Calls, Business Cycle and Industry Returns, Pension Overhang and Corporate Investment, Impact of E-Commerce on Employees at Brick-and-Mortar Ret Artificial Intelligence lers, and Investment Consultants’ Search Behavior
Prof. Mark Liberman, Professor of Linguistics and Information Science at the University of PennsylvaniaSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/21/2020205The history and status of Human Language Technologies, Automatic Classification of Primary Progressive Aphasia Patients Using Lexical and Acoustic Features, and speech characteristics of young and older healthy adults
Prof. Francis Schortgen, Professor of Political Science at the University of Mount UnionSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/19/2020232The Political Logic of Economic Backwardness in North Korea,  China’s New Role of Assertiveness in the 21st Century International System, and Chinese High-Tech in the cross hairs of Geopolitics
Prof. Sašo Tomažič, Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.SpotifyYouTubeSocial9/18/2020207Non-profit society: Utopia or necessity, Changes in the collective consciousness, Monetary Reform, Money as a medium of exchange, and Strengthening social security
Prof. Michael Miller, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.SpotifyYouTubeLife9/17/2020232COVID and long term negative effects on the heart, POTS, Takotsubo Syndrome, Chronic Myocarditis, and other Myocardial injuries, and the need to prevent disease by individual actions to reduce long term disease burden.
Dr. Dipayan Ghosh, Co-Director of the Digital Platforms and Democracy Project at the Harvard Kennedy SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/16/2020272Are social media and search companies natural monopolies?, Increasing competition on the Internet, Machine bias in the commercialization of decision-making,  Digital deceit, and precision propaganda, and Terms of Disservice: How Silicon Valley is Destructive by Design.
Prof Joel Mokyr, Professor of Economics and History at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/15/2020251Attitudes, Aptitudes, and the Roots of the Great Enrichment: How Attitudes (cultural beliefs) and aptitudes (technical competence) played central roles in the British Industrial Revolution and the origins of modern growth
Prof. Aaron Striegel, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre DameSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/14/2020203The Tesserae Project: Large-Scale, Longitudinal, In Situ, Multimodal Sensing of Information Workers, Face-to-Face Proximity Estimation Using Bluetooth On Smartphones, and the Interplay Between Individuals’ Evolving Interaction Patterns and Artificial Intelligences in Dynamic Multiplex Social Networks.
Prof. Martin Eichenbaum, Professor of Economics at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/12/2020240Bridging the COVID recession, Rethinking  monetary and fiscal policy In an era Of low-Interest rates,  Monetary policy effect on refinancing 
Prof. Peter Muennig, Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/11/2020192Is Medic Artificial Intelligence worth the cost?, Universal health coverage in China, Precision population health management, Urbanicity, and hypertension, Earned Income Tax Credit and health effects, Psychological implications of the pandemic, and Health and economic consequences of emission standards
Prof. Douglas Comer, Professor of Computer Science at Purdue UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical9/10/2020211The cloud: to come the full circle of computing, DC Net: A Data Center Network Architecture that supports live VM migration, and towards disaggregating the Software-defined networking (SDN) Control Plane.
Prof. Jeremi Suri, Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at The University of Texas at AustinSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/9/2020184The cost of victory in WWII, The fiction of American Century, Nixon and Brezhnev, Revisiting Roosevelt: How presidential empathy can improve politics, and Why the presidency is too big to succeed, and how it could be fixed.
Prof. Burkhard Schafer, Chair of Computational Legal Theory at the University of EdinburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/8/2020162Legal Artificial Intelligence, creative informatics, and the quest for executable justice, A new approach to visualizing legal argumentation, Copyright and the law and ethics of machine co-production., Technology and the future of inheritance law.
Prof. Norman Garrick, Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of ConnecticutSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/6/2020168Traffic fatality rate: Why US is the worst among developed countries, Zurich: Where people are welcome and cars are not, The broken algorithm that poisoned American transportation, and Burying past planning mistakes in American cities.
Prof. Art Markman, Professor of Psychology, and Marketing at the University of Texas at AustinSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/5/2020167Impulsive choice-making,  Probability matching decisions, Structural comparisons in consumer choice, Naturalistic and Lab-based decision-making,  and Strategies for Economic Development Outside of Urban Corridors
Prof. Clair Brown, Professor of Economics at UC BerkeleySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/4/2020160A Policy Index to Create a Sustainable, Shared-Prosperity Economy, and Buddhist Economics: an enlightened approach to the dismal science
Prof. Carol Gould, Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/3/2020154Towards a Theory of the Aesthetic Properties of Persons, Glamour as an Aesthetic Property of Persons, Objective Beauty, and  Psychoanalysis, Imagination, and Imaginative Resistance
Prof. Brooks Holtom, Professor of Management at Georgetown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/2/2020158A blueprint for change in Management Education, Turnover and Retention Research, and Better ways to predict who is going to quit.
Prof. George Markowsky, Professor of Computer Science at the Missouri University of Science and TechnologySpotifyYouTubePhysical9/1/2020174Crowdsourcing and homeland security, Top-level Dom Artificial Intelligence interceptor,  The difficulty of defining metrics and Arrow's theorem, and modeling and battling COVID
Prof. Jeanne Milliken Bonds, Professor of the Practice, Impact Investment, and Sustainable Finance at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North CarolinaSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/31/2020152Whole Community Health, Pilot project by Kenan Charitable Trust in two North Carolina counties - 6 interconnected pillars of opportunity: Economic stability, Education, Healthy food, High-quality healthcare, Social integration, and safe physical environment.
Prof. Eswaran Subrahmanian, Research Professor in the Engineering Research Accelerator and the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/30/2020200Design Theory: A foundation of a new paradigm for design science and engineering, Shared Memory in Design: A Unifying Theme for Research and Practice, Dialogues, Diversity, and Design
Dr. Charles Harry, Associate Research Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of MarylandSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/29/2020176Human and technical cyber risks, Prioritizing strategic risks, Effect-centric approach to risk in nuclear power plants, A systems approach to quantifying and managing risk in critical infrastructure.
Prof. Regina Herzlinger, Professor at Harvard Business SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/28/2020247The scale of the healthcare problem,  A suggestion for a bipartisan solution, Innovating in Healthcare, and the SEC for the healthcare system
Prof Michael Barnett, Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/27/2020175The Rise and Stall of stakeholder influence: How the digital age limits social control and Designing CSR Initiatives for Greater Social Impact
Prof. Diana Thomas, Professor of mathematical sciences at the United States Military Academy at West PointSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/26/2020239Weighing the evidence from clinical trials and faulty belief systems in obesity control, errors in self-reporting of energy balance, dynamic model for predicting obesity, machine learning to predict injuries in combat artificial Intelligence ing, the Vitruvian Man (Woman), and how many steps per day to stay fit.
Prof. Paul Fedak, Head Department of Cardiac Sciences at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of CalgarySpotifyYouTubeLife8/25/2020179Healing an injured heart, immune cells  to prevent detrimental rep Artificial Intelligencer caused by excessive fibrosis,  acellular bio scaffolds to promote functional tissue Intelligencer, Kryptonite Bone Cement to prevent sternal displacement, ROI for surgeon-scientists, precision surgery, and what is it like to be a cardiac surgeon
Dr. Antonio Lieto, Researcher in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science at the University of TurinSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/24/2020204Artificial Intelligence with human-like reasoning, commonsense reasoning, computational creativity, conceptual representation and categorization,  integration of typicality, probability and cognitive heuristics, combinatorial and transformational Intelligence and the adequacies and drawbacks of using the human Artificial Intelligence as a model of Intelligence.
Prof. James K. Bashkin, Dr. R. Fredrik Inglis, and Dr. Jeff Smith of the University of Missouri- St. LouisSpotifyYouTubeLife8/23/2020194Origin, evolution, and transmission of viruses, the arrival of COVID vaccines and drugs, managing a pandemic - what can be done next time?
Mr. Frank Van Gansbeke, Professor of Practice At Middlebury CollegeSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/22/2020160Climate change and finance, monetary authority and natural capital, the discount premium for Carbon footprint, digital currencies, and what the Fed could do to get it right?
Prof Kit Parker, Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics at Harvard UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical8/21/2020229Nanofiber innovation for wound healing and heat resistance, Lab-grown meat,  Human pancreas, Artificial Intelligence, and heart on a chip, and STEM-based education as a necessary tool to counteract future shocks.
Prof. Ole Isacson, Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School and Mass General HospitalSpotifyYouTubeLife8/20/2020201Novel mechanisms in Neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's,  Lipid abnormalities, Cytokine storm, and inflammation, Spanish Flu and COVID similarities, and possible long term effects.
Prof. Jay Swaminathan, Professor of Operations at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel HillSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/19/2020141Supplier diversity and Carbon footprint, Customer learning in Call centers, Net-metering and utility profits, Block Artificial Intelligence to prevent counterfeiting, and strategic effects of COVID shock on global supply Artificial Intelligence.
Prof. Elizabeth Krupinski, Professor and Vice-Chair of Research at Emory UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/18/2020130Telehealth in primary care and specialties, Home-health technologies Artificial Intelligence ding telehealth, Artificial Intelligence-assisted mammographic examinations, Patient photos Artificial Intelligence ding detection accuracy, Effects of fatigue on radiology residents, and Optimizing ergonomics for breast imaging.
Prof. Raghuram Iyengar, Professor of Marketing at the Wharton SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/17/2020161Effect of subscription programs,  price promotions and churn prevention programs on firm profitability, finding nonobvious Key Opinion Leaders to accelerate product diffusion,  and oral and written communications - how the medium shapes the message.
Dr. David Vequist, Founder and Director of the Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)SpotifyYouTubeSocial8/16/2020135Medical & health tourism - modalities, and trends, service quality expectations, bundled contracting between employers and providers, and effects of the pandemic on the industry
Prof. Peter Rogan, Professor of Genome Bioinformatics at the University of Western OntarioSpotifyYouTubeLife8/14/2020174COVID - Identifying hotspots, mRNA splicing mutations, the proposed molecular mechanism for severe infections, and possible vaccines, and therapies
Mr. Lofred Madzou, Project Lead for AI at the World Economic ForumSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/12/2020145The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Artificial Intelligence driving the next revolution, Regulatory policy frameworks and pilot projects for policy for Artificial Intelligence
Dr. William H. Frey II, Senior Research Director of the Center for Memory & Aging at the HealthPartners Neuroscience CenterSpotifyYouTubeLife8/11/2020172Intranasal delivery of agents to the Artificial Intelligence, Adult stems cells and Insulin for treatment of Artificial Intelligence injury and degenerative diseases, Possible effects of COVID on the Artificial Intelligence, long term complications, and policy choices
Dr. Ralph Chami, Assistant Director, Institute for Capacity Development, the International Monetary FundSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/10/2020159significant negative effects on fragile countries and regions,  What is a Whale worth and how can we keep it?
Prof. Ben Albensi, Professor of pharmacology & therapeutics at the University of ManitobaSpotifyYouTubeLife8/7/2020149Neuroprotective and neurotoxic effects of Nuclear Factor kappa B ( NF-kB), Alzheimer's disease, Economic burden of dementia, Artificial Intelligence region and sex-specific alterations in mitochondrial function, Epigenetics and dietary impacts on spatial memory and Artificial Intelligence plasticity
Dr. Allyson Ettinger, Assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/6/2020151Artificial Intelligence waves and Natural Language Processing,  N400 amplitude and vector space model behavior,  Contextual embeddings in words, Composition in Sentence Vector Representations, and BERT, what it is Not.
Prof. Krishnanand Maillacheruvu, Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction at Bradley UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/5/2020142Rejuvenation of Rivers and Lakes in India, Policy in environmental choices, Cost externalization, Decentralized and small-scale wastewater treatment,  nutrient removal from wastewater,  and jumpstarting entrepreneurship through Marketplace Literacy. 
Prof. Gerry Leisman, Professor of Neuro and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Haifa, IsraelSpotifyYouTubeLife8/4/2020127Neurological development of the young Artificial Intelligence,  The importance of educational process, content, and environment, Left/Right Artificial Intelligence specialization, Language, and Mathematics processing in the Artificial Intelligence.
Prof. Martin Kulldorff, Professor of medicine at Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife8/2/2020968Early detection of localized COVID/disease outbreaks, Age as the dominant consideration in COVID intervention strategy, and vaccine/drug surveillance strategies.
Prof. Sean Smith, Professor of computational nanomaterials science and technology at the Australian National University and Director of Australia’s national supercomputing facilitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/31/2020144Computational Materials Sciences, Atomic-Scale Discoveries with Machine Learning, Hydrogen for storage and transport of energy, Hydrogen as the new natural gas
Dr. Pascal Paschos, Computational Scientist at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/30/2020121Open Science Grid,  Distributed Computing, Midscale collaborations, South Pole Telescope, ENZO: Adaptive mesh code for Astrophysics, Hydrodynamic simulations, and Fraud Detection.
Prof. Christophe Faugère, Professor of Finance at the Kedge Business School, FranceSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/29/2020114Asset pricing methodology confusion, Required Yield Theory (RYT), Connectalism, Mindfulness, and Compassion in Finance
Prof. Orly Sade, Chair in Business Administration and Associate Professor of Finance, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/28/2020157Personal finance decisions, Artificial Intelligence-based behavioral finance interventions, Robo-advising, Framing advisory fees, Funding biases and crowdfunding
Prof Amiyatosh Purnanandam, Professor of finance at the Ross School of Business at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/27/2020145Mortgage securitization, Measuring Bank Risk, Taxpayer returns from Artificial Intelligence, Dividends during a pandemic, and the principal-agent problem in structuring contracts with banks for Artificial Intelligence. 
Prof. William Baker, Professor and Journalist-in-Residence at Fordham University in NY.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/25/2020125Demystifying the Business of Performing Arts, "Sacred," the movie, Learning from Germany on public media, and Organizations for people that succeed.
Prof Brian Wandell, Professor and Director of the Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging at Stanford University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical7/24/2020107Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging, Human Connectome Project for disordered emotional states, Imaging systems for oral cancer screening, and Better camera designs for convolutional neural networks using synthetic images
Dr. Rouben Indjikian, adjunct professor of energy, and international economics at Webster University in Geneva, Switzerland.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/23/2020126History of oil prices and possible future paths
Prof. Fernando Muzzio, Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/22/2020101Supply Artificial Intelligence risk in pharmaceutical manufacturing and the advantages of continuous manufacturing 
Prof. Dale Rogers, Professor of Business at Arizona State UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial7/21/2020112Logistics Manager's Index as a leading indicator of economic activity, Supply Artificial Intelligence Financing, and Effects of COVID on the global supply Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Azra Raza, Professor of Medicine and Director of the MDS Center at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife7/20/2020165Cancer - why have we Artificial Intelligence led, and how can we get better? The quest to find and destroy the first cell to minimize human strife.
Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, Director of Research at Derasat, a think tank in the Kingdom of BahrainSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/19/202098Reasons for the science-policy disconnect, statistical inference, threats to scalability, publication bias, and speculation on global economic effects of COVID.
Dr. Zeke Hernandez, Max and Bernice Garchik Family Presidential Associate Professor at the Wharton Business SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/18/202094Effects of Immigrants on Firms’ Foreign Location Choice and Performance and Immigrant Entrepreneurs as Pathways to Foreign VC Investments
Prof. Robert Murphy, Professor of Computational Biology, Biomedical Engineering, and Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/17/2020179Artificial Intelligence, Automated Science, Self-driving Scientific Experimentation, Active Learning, High Throughput Screening, R&D optimization
Prof. Anees Chagpar, Professor in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife7/16/202095Causes of Cancer, Healthcare access, Breast Cancer, Emerging Techniques in Breast Cancer Surgery, SHAVE trial
Prof. M. V. Lee Badgett, Professor of economics and co-director of the Center for Employment Equity at the University of Massachusetts AmherstSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/15/202083The economic impact of LGBT rights in firms and countries, policy trends, wage gaps and reasons for optimism
Prof. Rory Cooper, Professor of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of PittsburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/14/2020105Computer Assisted Mobility, Intelligent Wheel Artificial Intelligencer design, Human/Machine interactions, and Human Engineering Research Laboratories.
Prof. James Bashkin, Professor of Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry at the University of Missouri, St.Louis.SpotifyYouTubeLife7/11/2020148Cheaper and faster sterilization of PPE, HPV eliminating antiviral and anticancer agents,  Modulating DNA with polyamides, Green Chemistry 
Prof. Liran Carmel, Professor of Computational Biology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in IsraelSpotifyYouTubeLife7/9/2020323Human evolution, Out of Africa migrations, Neanderthals and Denisovans, DNA methylation effects on the body parts, Gene organizer, Epigenetics in assessing ancient environments and behavior of humans.
Mr. Joel Peterson, recently retired Chairman of JetBlue Airways, former Chairman of The Hoover Institution, and the Founder of Peterson PartnersSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/7/2020156Trust as an operating system, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Types of leaders, Entrepreneurial leadership, Creating successful companies and Startups 
Prof. Eleftherios Mylonakis, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at Brown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife7/6/202099Antimicrobial research, surrogate invertebrate hosts, in vivo high throughput screening, methicillin-resistant MRSA, colonization, and the need for fast and accurate diagnostics.
Prof. Brian Keating, Professor of Physics at the Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences at the University of California, San DiegoSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/4/2020145Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization, Simons Observatory, Origins of the Universe, Hubble constant discrepancy, Multiverse 
Prof. Bart Selman, Professor of Computer Science at Cornell UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/2/202097Artificial Intelligence, Artificial General Intelligence, Non-human Intelligence, Machine Reasoning, Policy, and the Artificial Intelligence future of society
Mr. Jim Jordan, Distinguished Service Professor of Healthcare & Biotechnology Management at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial7/1/2020102The start-up ecosystem in life sciences, Stakeholders in a start-up, Basic v/s translational research, and health systems 
Prof. Anup Malani, Professor at the University of Chicago Law School & Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/30/2020113Adaptive control for COVID in India, A field experiment for health insurance in India, the evolution of influenza with vaccination
Prof. Steve Greenbaum, Professor of Physics at Hunter College in the City University of New YorkSpotifyYouTubePhysical6/27/2020131Battery technologies, species of electrolytes, materials science innovation, the safety of products, and the need for inclusion in education
Prof. Kenneth Kaitin, Professor of Public Health and Medicine at Tufts School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife6/26/2020106Pharmaceutical R&D trends and costs, Value Artificial Intelligence paradigms, Basic v/s translational research, Investment needs, and COVID 19
Prof. Robert Bird, Professor of Business Law and the Chair in Business Ethics at the University of ConnecticutSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/25/2020168Future of business law, Corporate legal strategy, Turning compliance into a competitive advantage
Prof. David Ikenberry, Professor of Finance at the University of ColoradoSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/24/2020117Investment-q paradox,  persistent investment decline, Tobin's q decomposition, asset utilization as a driver of investment rate, and artificial Intelligence of common explanations.  
Prof. George Perry, Professor of Biology and Chemistry at The University of Texas at San AntonioSpotifyYouTubeLife6/23/2020131Alzheimer's disease, oxidative stress, mitochondria abnormalities, diagnostics, amyloid-beta plaques, aging
Prof. Richard Mammone, Professor of engineering and business at Rutgers University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial6/19/2020116Artificial Intelligence, Breast cancer diagnostics, Teleradiology, Social return to technology commercialization
Prof. Marion Nestle, Professor Emerita of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, at New York UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/18/2020113Food, Nutrition, Obesity, supply Artificial Intelligence, food security
Professor Stanley Litow of Columbia and Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/17/202088Public-private partnerships, education systems, ethics and leadership 
Prof. Stephen Hinshaw, Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley and Professor of Psychiatry at UCSFSpotifyYouTubeLife6/16/2020117Mental illnesses, stigma, ADHD, design of education, Berkeley girls longitudinal study 
Dr. Sara Abiola, Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management at the Columbia Mailman School of Public HealthSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/15/2020113Hunger in America, SNAP/Food Stamps, SSTAR Act, Obesity, Decision-making
Dr. John S. Lyons, Professor of Health Management and Policy at the University of KentuckySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/14/2020132Population health, Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM).
Prof. Mehdi Anwar, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of ConnecticutSpotifyYouTubePhysical6/13/2020141Memristors, Neuromorphic Computing, Mysteries of the Artificial Intelligence and the future of Computing 
Prof. Bruce Mizarch, Professor of Economics at Rutgers UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/12/2020115Microstructures of financial markets, order routing, high-frequency trading, oil prices  .....
Dr. Scott Friedman, the Dean for Therapeutic Discovery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiSpotifyYouTubeLife6/11/2020125Causes of chronic liver diseases, emerging treatments, COVID
Prof. Jeffrey Townsend of Yale School of Public Health and Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife6/9/2020197Evolution of cancer, plague, pandemics, COVID, policymaking under uncertainty, Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Warren Powell of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/6/2020243Decisions under uncertainty, Artificial Intelligence, shocks, supply Artificial Intelligence, and autonomous vehicles
Prof. Julia Lane, Professor at NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public ServiceSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/3/2020386Democratizing our data - A manifesto. Improving the design of metrics, collection of data, analysis and decision-making at the federal level
Dr. Ian Williams, author, sculptor and biochemist.SpotifyYouTubeSocial5/30/2020142Humans, bacteria, Intelligence, consciousness, life and everything else
Dr.Pierre Etienne, co-Director of the Alzheimer’s disease prevention program at McGill UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife5/24/2020176COVID, clinical trial processes, pharmaceutical R&D, vaccine development, use of preventative medications, Alzheimer's disease, PTSD