Behind the Microscope

Rebecca Povilus smiling and holding a small pot containing a plant, in the greenhouse

Learn what it’s like to be a postdoctoral researcher (AKA postdoc) at Whitehead Institute, how our postdocs found their way to science, their biggest disasters in the lab, and what they enjoy doing outside of work.

Head and shoulders photo of Sophia Xu with the BioGenesis logo.

In each episode of this podcast, we talk to a biology graduate student about what experiences drew them into science and how those experiences have shaped their research.

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The podcast of Whitehead Institute, unwinding the science and the people behind some of the Institute’s most exciting discoveries.

People on a Zoom call hold up FoldScopes

Research technician Brittania Moodie has been leading virtual science workshops for rural students in her home country of Jamaica to help improve access to science education.