Monthly Archives: February 2018

Gene Editing: Episode II



Dr. Pasquale Patrizio joins the YJBM podcast to talk about gene editing and the bioethics that surrounds this exciting topic. In particular, we explore the different roles gene editing plays in the clinic and in bench science.

Gene Editing: Episode I



The podcast team at the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine will interview two deputy editors for the December 2017 Special Issue on Gene Editing. We will discuss a couple manuscripts that are in the issue and introduce the topics of gene editing from a technical and ethical perspective.


Billy Ray – Oscar-nominated Screenwriter



Screenwriter and director Billy Ray joins Aaron to discuss his extraordinary Hollywood career. From writing and directing his first feature, Shattered Glass, which Aaron is obsessed with, all the way through Breach, The Hunger Games, Captain Phillips, and his Amazon series The Last Tycoon. They also discuss Billy’s all-time favorite scene from The Godfather.

Terence Winter – Creator, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire; Oscar-nominated screenwriter, The Wolf of Wall Street



Terence Winter joins Aaron at Yale to discuss being one of the key writers on The Sopranos, then following that up as Creator and Showrunner of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. His next job led to an Academy Award nomination for writing The Wolf of Wall Street for director Martin Scorsese. They also discuss Terry’s early days writing for Flipper and The PJ’s, pretending to be his own agent, and some of their all-time favorite screenwriters.

Part 2- Immigration & DACA



In Part 2 of the discussion of DACA and Immigration, Evan and Erin continue their conversation with immigration activist Dax Crocker, continuing to look at the hidden challenges immigrants face while exploring possible solutions.


Introduction



Join Aaron on the campus of Yale University, as he previews his upcoming conversations with fellow TV and screenwriters.  Aaron will go deep into craft with the creators and writers behind series such as Narcos, The Good Wife, Boardwalk Empire, Royal Pains, House of Cards, and The Sopranos, as well as the screenwriters behind Top Gun, The Hunger Games, Shattered Glass, The Wolf of Wall Street, Men in Black, and many, many more.