HistoTalks: NSH Podcasts
HistoHelp: Don’t Forget the Basics

HistoHelp: Don’t Forget the Basics

August 22, 2019

Welcome to HistoHelp, the podcast series filled with tips and tricks for the lab.  The great advice in this series is provided by NSH members who are here to help you with your common...and not so common problems!  This is episode is about not forgetting basic things like labels and even how to troubleshoot.  Its great advice for newer laboratory staff about things to watch out for and a reminder for you seasoned professionals that just because checking labels is second nature for you, it may not be for someone just starting out.  Thanks to Micheal Gubler for providing his advice on not one, but two great episodes in this series. 

HistoHelp: Working in Research vs. Clinical

HistoHelp: Working in Research vs. Clinical

August 22, 2019

Welcome to HistoHelp, the podcast series filled with tips and tricks for the lab.  The great advice in this series is provided by NSH members who are here to help you with your common...and not so common problems!  This episode discusses the difference between working in a research vs. clinical environment.  Thanks to Micheal Gubler for for taking the time share how these environments differed most for him!

HistoHelp: Cutting Thin Paraffin Sections

HistoHelp: Cutting Thin Paraffin Sections

August 13, 2019

Welcome to HistoHelp, the podcast series filled with tips and tricks for the lab.  The great advice in this series is provided by NSH members who are here to help you with your common...and not so common problems!  This episode discusses cutting thin paraffin sections.  Thanks to Gayle Callis for always sharing her experience with everyone!

HistoHelp: Removing Coverslips

HistoHelp: Removing Coverslips

August 13, 2019

Welcome to HistoHelp, the podcast series filled with tips and tricks for the lab.  The great advice in this series is provided by NSH members who are here to help you with your common...and not so common problems!  This episode discusses removing coverslips, shared by awesome NSH member Michelle Hart

HistoHelp: Ergonomics

HistoHelp: Ergonomics

August 4, 2019

Welcome to HistoHelp, the podcast series filled with tips and tricks for the lab.  The great advice in this series is provided by NSH members who are here to help you with your common...and not so common problems!  This episode discusses ways to stay more physically healthy in the lab.  Thanks to our rock star member Brad Flowers for his advice and insights on this very important topic! 

HistoHelp: Static in the Lab

HistoHelp: Static in the Lab

August 4, 2019

Welcome to histoHELP, the podcast series filled with tips and tricks for the lab.  The great advice in this series is provided by NSH members who are here to help you with your common...and not so common problems!  This episode discusses tricks to reduce static in the lab.  Thanks to our rock star members Lynn Gruman and Marilyn Wesiss for their advice on fixing this uniquely histo-problem!

AwardsCast: IHC

AwardsCast: IHC

May 16, 2019

In this bonus episode of AwardsCast, Clare Thornton interviews Luis Chiriboga, the recipient of the Jules Elias Excellence in IHC Award; but in this episode don’t expect awards to be the focus. Luis gets straight to the point, explaining how antibodies are used in research, the emergence of synthetic antibodies, and his most surprising results from his extensive IHC career. Get ready for a deep dive into the world of research IHC. 

Nominate a fellow IHC enthusiast for the Jules Elias IHC Award or apply for the IHC Scholarship to help develop your own education in IHC. 

AwardsCast: Gorilla Doctors: Newcomer Helping Hand Award

AwardsCast: Gorilla Doctors: Newcomer Helping Hand Award

May 9, 2019

In this episode, Julie Trejo, interviews Newcomer Helping Hand Award winner, Linda Cherepow. Linda has been working for the past two years, establishing a histology laboratory at the Makerere University Veterinary School in Uganda. By improving the skills of the local histologists, Linda hopes to reduce the turnaround time for wildlife specimens, to help the organization she works with, Gorilla Doctors, reach their goal of better wildlife health and disease surveillance.

Interested in applying for the Newcomer Helping Hand Award? Click here!

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AwardsCast: The Business of Histology

AwardsCast: The Business of Histology

May 8, 2019

In this episode, Amanda Kelley and Michelle Coker, two histologists turned business majors, discuss the business of histology; everything from workforce shortages to certification requirements, to building a histology lab from the ground up.

Interested in applying for a scholarship to fund your own degree? Click here to learn more!

AwardsCast: Leadership in Teaching

AwardsCast: Leadership in Teaching

May 7, 2019

gayle_s_library.jpgIn this episode, Yongfu Wang interviews his mentor Gayle Callis, a lifetime histologist who recently was awarded the Leica Leadership in Teaching Award for her dedication to passing on her extensive knowledge. Gayle shares her tips for presenting workshops, talks about her own start in histology, and shares her advice for keeping up with your education. (And talks about her massive histology library, pictured in part here!)

Interested in nominating your mentor for the Leica Leadership in Teaching Award? Click here.