In the first part of series about our canine friends LSS explores dog diseases. First interview is with Dr. Scott Coonrod of the Baker Institute for Animal Health. Dr. Coonrod focuses his research attention on cancer in dogs, in particular, hemangiosarcoma, a common and often untreatable form of canine cancer.
Second part of the show is a conversation with Robert Alexis Lopez-Astacio, a first generation graduate student from Puerto Rico studying parvovirus in Dr. Colin Parrish's lab. Robert shares his story of getting into research, what drives him to do science and how he found his way to Ithaca.