On the next Method to the Madness, May 21 at noon, host Lisa Kiefer speaks with Orville Schell, former professor and dean of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, about his debut novel, My Old Home. After decades of writing books and articles on China policy, his first novel follows exiles caught between American and Chinese politics from Mao's Revolution in 1949 to the Tian
Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday @ 9AM for an interview with Kelsey Crutchfield-Peters from the Department of Integrative Biology. Kelsey studies how plants access nitrogen in local forests. She's particularly interested in the role weathered bedrock, beneath the soil, plays as a reservoir of nitrogen. Kelsey discusses her career digging for a deeper understanding of the complicated twists and turns of the nitrogen cycle.
Robin Carhart-Harris, Director of the Psychedelics Division at UCSF's Neuroscape, joins host Ali Nazar on May 7th @ noon to discuss the current state of research into how psychedelics can be used as therapeutics for a host of mental health issues.
Tune in to The Graduates Tuesday April 27th @ 9am for an interview with Brenna Remick from the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at UC Berkeley. Brenna is a second year graduate student in the Vance lab. In the interview, she discusses her thesis project which is focused on understanding how our immune system detects and responds to invading pathogens.
On the next Method to the Madness, Friday, April 23 at noon, host Lisa Kiefer speaks with the co-founders of CULT CRACKERS, Dianna Dar and Birgitta Durell, about the joys and challenges of starting a business. Since 2017, their women-run business produces small-batch, handmade organic and gluten-free crackers right here in Berkeley.