Career Advisory Council member and Bioscience Medical Reporter Wendy Rigby from Texas Public Radio gave students tips on how to better communicate their scientific research to the public. During the presentation, she played a few of the radio segments that she had worked on featuring researchers at UT Health San Antonio and Texas Public Radio.
What do silk and saliva have in common? They are both part of a unique experiment going on in San Antonio, a study that could change the lives of millions of people who suffer from dry mouth. Stem cells may help solve a common, painful problem.
San Antonio scientists are part of a push to develop laboratory animal models to study the Zika virus. Baboons and monkeys may be key to unlocking new treatments and vaccines. Marmosets are a New World monkey that lives in Brazil, where it’s been infected with Zika in the wild.
Here are some of her best tips.