In this episode we take a look at the life cycle of a cell, and a particular state called “quiescence,” which may hold the key to developments in cancer research. Dong sits down with Hilary Coller, a leading molecular biologist at Princeton University, to discuss her work.
Sunday at 12:00 pm EST, join News Director Nikki Leon for a conversation with filmmaker Damien Chazelle, whose debut picture—Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench—is being featured at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. Listen to the promo here.
Then, at 12:30 pm EST Sophie Jin and Yihe Dong take a look at the latest in cell research. Jin explains how scientists are investigating “quiescence,” a specific state in the life cycle of the cell. Dong speaks with Princeton biologist Hilary Coller, a leader in the study of quiescence, about how her work may, among other things, be applied to cancer research.
WPRB News returns today, Sunday, March 29th, with a double edition of Discourse:
At 12:00 pm, WPRB correspondent Yihe Dong speaks with philosopher Daniel Cloud about the links between human evolution and everything from crisis in Russia to America’s economic crisis. Cloud is the Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University.
Then, at 12:30 pm, News Director Nikki Leon sits down with Civil War historian James M. McPherson to discuss the life of Abraham Lincoln, McPherson’s latest biography of the late President, and the frenzy that has surrounded the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth. McPherson is George Henry Davis ’86 Professor Emeritus of United States History at Princeton University, and has received the Pulitzer Prize for his Civil War history, Battle Cry of Freedom. (Originally aired Febrary 22, 2009)
Next week, from 12-12:30, WPRB News will debut the first in a two-part series on American Law, Marriage, and Proposition 8. Then, at 12:30, Tony Rothman will speak about his latest book, Sacred Mathematics, a history of Japanese mathematicians and Buddhist temples.
Here’s the full October 23 and October 30 Election Coverage line-up
The McCain Camp
- Sophie Jin reports on the McCain campaign on and off campus in the Princeton, NJ area:
- Sebastian Jones talks with Peter Feldman, Regional Communications Director for NY, NJ and PA for the McCain campaign:
The Obama Camp
- Folasade John reports on the Obama campaign’s efforts in central New Jersey:
- Leif Johnson talks to Princeton Sociology professor and Obama backer Melissa Harris-Lacewell:
Brandon Joseph and Yihe Dong join host Sebastian Jones after meeting with local voters in Princeton, NJ to gauge their take on the election.