Episode 2: "Zoom In" (Microbiologist)

Guest: Alexandra Adams, Microbiologist

Summary: Alexandra Adams is a microbiologist professor at Rutgers University in New Jersey. She and Nico discuss some of the small things going on in the human brain that you've probably never heard of.

Topics Include:

  • Unique new ways to identify brain trauma.

  • What it's like being a female scientist/engineer, and whether microorganisms might possess their own consciousness.

  • Alexandra also opens up about her own brain abnormalities, which helped peak her interest in neurobiology.

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