Bio from the Bayou

Short conversations about connectivity, business development, innovation, entrepreneurship + commercialization in the Biotech Ecosystem. Originating f…
Apr 17th, 2024 | 14:06

Episode 31: Understanding the Avian Flu (Chad Roy, PhD)

Explore the avian flu's impact on the US dairy and cattle industry with Chad Roy, PhD, a renowned expert in microbiology and immunology from the Tulan…
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Mar 14th, 2024 | 22:38

Episode 30: One Woman, Many Hats! A Day in the Life of Elaine Hamm, PhD

You’ve heard Elaine Hamm, PhD, discuss her role as Executive in Residence at Tulane School of Medicine and Executive Director of the Alliance for Arti…
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Mar 14th, 2024 | 16:07

Episode 29: Entrepreneur in Residence - Nick Pashos, PhD

Startup entrepreneurs coming from academic universities face countless challenges, many of which revolve around the fear of failure. Nick Pashos, PhD,…
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Feb 14th, 2024 | 18:06

Episode 28: Ecosystem Development (Mark Crowell)

“Innovation ecosystem” is a term often used in biotech, but what actually goes into building a strong ecosystem? Mark Crowell, Executive Entrepreneur…
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Feb 14th, 2024 | 20:36

Episode 27: How Academia Can Best Work with Corporate Partners (Dr. Tari Suprapto)

Partnerships in biotech are critical to innovation; however, forming and maintaining partnerships can often be a daunting task. Dr. Tari Suprapto, the…
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Jan 3rd, 2024 | 21:35

Episode 26: The Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare (Dr. Elaine Hamm)

As the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in the field of healthcare becomes more prevalent, an organization to convene all the relevant stak…
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Jan 3rd, 2024 | 19:37

Episode 25: Whole Health Research (Dr. Tiffany Stewart)

Recommended health habits often put the main focus on things like weight loss, dieting, and physical appearance. The notion of “whole health,” however…
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Jan 3rd, 2024 | 20:49

Episode 24: Silicon Valley Bank and Working with the Gulf South (Dr. Pooja Majmudar)

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has been an important financial resource for startup companies and is now backed by the 125-year-old First Citizens Bank. Dr…
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Jan 3rd, 2024 | 15:05

Episode 23: The Equalize Program (Kirsten Leute)

The Equalize Program is a groundbreaking virtual mentor program and pitch competition dedicated to addressing the gender disparities in the founders o…
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Dec 12th, 2023 | 20:23

Episode 22: The Bullpen (Christiaan Engstrom)

The Bullpen is a club that gathers life science-based investors and executives with the goal of partnership and collaboration. In this episode, our ho…
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Oct 31st, 2023 | 18:39

Episode 21: The Milken Institute (Dr. Caitlyn Barrett)

The Milken Institute (MI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan thinktank founded to help advance society on several fronts. Dr. Caitlyn Barrett discusses her r…
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Oct 31st, 2023 | 17:32

Episode 20: The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (Dr. Marc Malandro)

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) was founded in 2015 to help solve society's challenges and create an inclusive, just, and healthy future. Dr. Mar…
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Sep 29th, 2023 | 15:35

Episode 19: Startup Science Spotlight - Informuta (Kalen Hall and Leo Williams)

Informuta utilizes machine learning to improve medical outcomes related to antimicrobial resistance through diagnostic services. Founders Kalen Hall a…
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Sep 29th, 2023 | 16:53

Episode 18: CladeVax Pneumonia Vaccine (Dr. Elizabeth Norton and Dr. Jay Kolls)

Pneumonia stands as a relentless killer, claiming both adults and an alarming 700,000 children globally each year. That equates to 2,000 young lives d…
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Sep 29th, 2023 | 26:30

Episode 17: Research at Xavier University of Louisiana (Dr. Christopher Williams)

Join us for our first episode dedicated to the research coming out of Xavier University of Louisiana. Dr. Christopher Williams, Professor of Pharmacol…
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Sep 29th, 2023 | 13:01

Episode 16: Lyme Disease (Dr. Monica Embers)

Lyme disease is an often-overlooked ailment that can pose drastic issues for those affected. Join Dr. Monica Embers, one of the foremost global expert…
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May 26th, 2023 | 09:53

Episode 15: Sex-Differences in Physiology (Dr. Heddwen Brooks)

Sex-differences are an important emerging topic in medicine, and especially physiology. This episode, Dr. Heddwen Brooks, the new chair of Tulane's De…
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May 26th, 2023 | 16:48

Episode 14: Tulane Center of Excellence in Sex-Based Biology and Medicine (Dr. Franck Mauvais-Jarvis)

As the new director of the Tulane Center of Excellence in Sex-Based Biology and Medicine, Dr. Franck Mauvais-Jarvis has a lot of passion for sex-diffe…
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May 26th, 2023 | 07:30

Episode 13: Entrepreneur-in-Residence (Dr. Kenneth Eilertsen)

Creating relationships between industry and university science is difficult but crucial. On this episode, Dr. Kenneth Eilertsen from Pennington Biomed…
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May 26th, 2023 | 30:44

Episode 12: T-Vant Adjuvant (Dr. Lisa Morici and Dr. James McLachlan)

Vaccine adjuvants are integral to for vaccines to generate an immune response. On this episode, Dr. Lisa Morici and Dr. James McLachlan discuss their…
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May 26th, 2023 | 13:27

Episode 11: Starting a Company in the Gulf South (Dr. Nick Pashos)

Starting a company is always a challenge, and even more so outside of a major biotech cluster. Dr. Nick Pashos returns to discuss starting his compa…
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May 12th, 2023 | 21:46

Episode 9: The New Model for Business Development and Industry Engagement (James Zanewicz)

Join first-time host Dr. Elaine Hamm, as she turns the tables and welcomes frequent podcast host James Zanewicz on as a first-time guest. This episod…
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May 12th, 2023 | 15:50

Episode 10: Family Offices (Dr. Elaine Hamm)

Join host James Zanewicz and guest Dr. Elaine Hamm as they discuss – in the way only they can – what a family office (FO) is, the role a FO can play i…
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Jan 5th, 2023 | 11:17

Episode 7: Bio on the Bayou (James Zanewicz and Patrick Reed)

Join hosts James Zanewicz (Tulane University School of Medicine) and Patrick Reed (LSU Health New Orleans) as they discuss the success of BIO on the B…
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Jan 5th, 2023 | 09:07

Episode 8: Startup Science Spotlight - BioAesthetics (Dr. Nick Pashos)

Join host James Zanewicz, CBO of Tulane University School of Medicine, as he hosts the podcast's first "Startup Science Spotlight" with Dr. Nick Pasho…
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Jan 4th, 2023 | 21:19

Episode 6: Drug Development and Reimbursement (Allyson Best, University of Mississippi)

Join host Patrick Reed, with LSU Health New Orleans to welcome special guest, Allyson Best, Director of Technology Commercialization at the University…
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Jan 4th, 2023 | 18:00

Episode 5: Executive in Residence 6 Month Update (Dr. Elaine Hamm)

Join Frequent guest Dr. Elaine Hamm as she provides updates on her "executive in residence" role at the Tulane School of Medicine, and how it has evol…
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Jun 8th, 2022 | 15:02

Episode 4: "Executive in Residence" in Academia (Elaine Hamm, Ascend Bioventures)

Host James Zanewicz, with Tulane University’s School of Medicine, welcomes back special guest Dr. Elaine Hamm. Elaine has served in countless roles in…
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Jun 8th, 2022 | 10:51

Episode 3: Building Biotech Outside the Major Clusters (Elaine Hamm, Ascend Bioventures)

Join host James Zanewicz from Tulane University’s School of Medicine as he welcome special guest, Dr. Elaine Hamm. Elaine’s countless roles in indust…
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Jun 8th, 2022 | 15:47

Episode 2: Economic Development and Advocacy (Sharon Courtney and Nicole Honoree)

Today’s hosts, Sharon Courtney and Nicole Honoree, are also today’s guests as they share how they have advanced their biotech ecosystems through partn…
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May 12th, 2022 | 15:31

Episode 1: Partnering Meetings (James Zanewicz and Patrick Reed)

The entire Gulf Coast region is filled with expertise and excitement, and BIO from the BAYOU brings you full access to our vibrant ecosystem. Each epi…
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May 12th, 2022 | 01:13

Introducing BIO from the BAYOU

Get to know some of the hosts of BIO from the BAYOU, a podcast featuring stories and industry insights from experts located in and working with the bu…
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