Learning & Living STEMM in Connecticut

The Academy is a nonprofit created by a special act of the Connecticut General Assembly in 1976, with key areas of work including advising and informing the people and the state of Connecticut, on science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine, collectively known as STEMM. This podcast is key to sharing, with the residents of our state, interesting STEMM developments, and increasing visibility for the state’s innovators and entrepreneurs, businesses and industries, academics, our talented workforce, and those doing STEMM-related work in public service.

Episode #3 UConn and SCSU-BioPath Partner to Bridge the Research Skills Gap

In this episode of Learning & Living STEMM in Connecticut, Professors Christine Broadbridge and Elizabeth Jockusch discuss BioPath, a partnership of UConn and Southern Connecticut State University, bridging the research skills gap for students from underserved and underrepresented populations, and as an initiative to solve the workforce issues within the biotech sector in Connecticut. 

Episode #2 The Current State of HIV Treatment and Research

In this episode of Learning & Living STEMM in Connecticut, Drs. Umesh Hanumegowda and Max Lataillade join CASE to discuss the current status of HIV research and treatment, why HIV is a sneaky virus, and how years of HIV research led to a faster response during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Episode #1 Resistance is Futile: Evolution of Tolerance when Immunity to Parasites Isn’t Worth the Cost

In this episode of Learning & Living STEMM in Connecticut, Professors Daniel Bolnick and Jesse Weber share how research into the Three-Spined Stickleback is generating, as well as answering, questions on ecology, immune genetics, and evolution.