The A Level Biologist Podcasts

Arian Mirzarafie Ahi

TAB Podcasts brings the most diverse set of experiences and people in life science. Scientists, business people, educators, investors and healthcare professionals all live here. Based on the first A level biology hub in the world, TAB Podcasts jumps on the podcast as the most entertaining medium to share the most exciting area in the world. Your host, Arian Mirzarafie Ahi, boasts a dizzying breadth of life science experience across academia, research, business and communication. Beyond the standard qualifications and work experience, it is the people and places which most inspired Arian that make it to TAB Podcasts. Arian climbed those ladders so you don’t have to. All you have to do is tune in.

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Husband and wife, Dr. Matthew Crane and Lauren Lee, went on a mission to alleviate Lauren's lifelong struggles with PMS and advanced endometriosis by leveraging Matt's natural investigative acumen. What they found could help millions.Learn more about Semaine Health here and order here for an exclusive discount on your first pack.Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/herbs-to-fight-pms-with-lauren-matt/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Nov 3

31 min 7 sec

Tying together insights about mood disturbances across the human life cycle to enlighten the etiology and treatment of PMS, PMDD and postnatal depression. As a foetus creation tool, "female" hormones signal being born. Baby Brain kicks in, guiding the newborn to survival. What may be going on, and what sometimes goes wrong.Read the publication at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/352523715_Baby_Brain_A_Theory_of_Hormonal_RegulationFull transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/baby-brain-a-theory-of-hormonal-regulation/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Oct 5

25 min 21 sec

Nanomedicine expert Iris has recently been awarded a “La Caixa” Foundation Postdoctoral Junior Leader Fellowship after consolidating a career in academia with consulting and pharma industry stints. Learn about the Portuguese scientist's journey through Cambridge, her views on the possibilities that lie in store for any aspiring STEM professional, and Iris's work with the non-profit organisation WATT (Women Ahead of Their Time CIC).Learn more about Iris at https://uk.linkedin.com/in/irisbatalha and WATT at https://womenaheadoftheirtime.org/about/Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/life-science-consulting-with-dr-iris-batalha/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Sep 6

37 min 38 sec

(Finally!) retired science teacher and chief examiner Hilary Tunnicliffe weighs in on curricula, alternatives to exams and the power of being a red pen-wielding teacher.Learn more about Hilary at https://uk.linkedin.com/in/hilarytunnicliffeFull transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/hilarys-hilarious-science-historyThe A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)Support the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Aug 3

49 min 46 sec

Hear about post-Theranos VC, more than you bargained for about algae, and where to find the latest hubs and players in Cambridge.Learn more about Shelby at https://shelbynewsad.medium.com/ Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/shelbys-venture-adventure/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)Support the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Jul 18

38 min 13 sec

International marine conservation policy maker Lucie Guirkinger takes us on a trip around 58 countries, deep-diving into the life in Earth's oceans and what it takes to help it thrive.Learn more about Lucie at https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucieguirkinger/ on twitter @lucieguirk and instagram @luliguirk Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/lucies-reef-relief/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)Support the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Apr 5

44 min 46 sec

Welcome to the brave new world.Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/hindsight-is-2020/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)Support the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

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Jan 24

29 min 34 sec

With everything thrown up in the air, here is one story of exams, universities and personal drama shaping the journey of getting into science - something Arian just wasn't going to give up on.Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/the-anatomy-of-getting-into-science/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Jun 2020

19 min 12 sec

An exact date for the start of Season 2 had not been set yet. Then corona hit. How could I say no?Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/corona-special/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

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Mar 2020

19 min

The wonderful podcast trailer introduced in a delectable American accent even though the host's accent is totally different. Spotify launched the trailer feature for the podcast, similar to iTunes' "first brief episode that is a taster" practice. So here you have it 🎉The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Feb 2020

36 sec

All the stats of Season 1, planning Season 2 and thanks where thanks are due.Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/season-2-announcement/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Jan 2020

6 min 16 sec

Toby chats life, school, LadBaby videos and the NHS. Beyond the ins and outs of bleeding edge science lies life itself.Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/putting-the-life-in-life-science/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Dec 2019

13 min 46 sec

PhD student Saba shares her work in groundbreaking medical imaging research funded by the EU Horizon 2020 project at the University of Cambridge. We also chat about how Cambridge is changing, Saba's educational background and multilingualism, and whether Nikola Tesla would approve of the present day company bearing his name.Learn more about Saba at https://uk.linkedin.com/in/saba-shirvani-a87431131Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/cambridge-chat-with-saba-shirvaniThe A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Dec 2019

53 min 59 sec

Multi-talented artist John Hinton has written amazing songs about science, animals, plants and more! How much you learn is up to you, but one thing is sure: you will be tapping your foot to death.Learn more about John and Ensonglopedia at http://www.ensonglopedia.com/Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/science-sing-along-with-john-hintonThe A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Nov 2019

26 min 52 sec

Rockstar writer Ian Inkster entered the world of science through the back door, set up backstage and decided to stay there. He shaped the language of one of the hottest fields in biomedicine - rejuvenation biotechnology - by freelancing for the biotech rockstars on the stage.Learn more about Ian at https://www.linkedin.com/in/i-inkster/Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/scottish-science-secret-agent-ian-inksterThe A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Nov 2019

19 min 27 sec

Award-winning interaction designer Giulia Tomasello brings DIY biohacking to everyday life in order to inspire and empower us to think about, and boost, genital health. Oh, and casually destroys taboos while she's at it.Learn more about Giulia and Alma at www.gitomasello.comFull transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/intimate-bio-design-with-giulia-tomaselloThe A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Oct 2019

25 min 2 sec

As we enter the golden age of life science we should not just keep getting sick and dying. Too much to ask for?Learn more about Aubrey and SRF at https://www.sens.orgFull transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/indefinite-health-with-dr-aubrey-de-grey/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Oct 2019

40 min 28 sec

You think you know, but do you really? Really really? Let’s find out. Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/how-x-y-chromosomes-actually-work/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

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Sep 2019

19 min 30 sec

She’s my mother, but she’s also a dentist. This one’s for all you trapped in the spinning wheel of “breaking through” to become a dentist, and, of course, everyone else burning to find out exactly how much she’s ever made in one month.Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/working-as-an-nhs-dentist/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Sep 2019

14 min 59 sec

Make no mistake, this content is for YOU. Yes, you. Do you think biology is “too academic” for you? Is it all too far gone and confusing? Well, I’ve tried to boil it all down to 13 minutes. There, how to research anything in life science. If you’re alive – then you do care, believe me 😉 Full transcript: https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/how-to-research-anything-in-life-science/The A Level Biologist Podcasts is brought to you by The A Level Biologist - Your Hub @ https://thealevelbiologist.co.ukFor premium career development services in life sciences visit Lifecademic.comSupport the show (https://thealevelbiologist.co.uk/product/support-the-a-level-biologist-podcasts/)

Sep 2019

14 min 16 sec