The Microscopists is a podcast from Bitesize Bio and ZEISS Microscopy that takes you into revealing, entertaining, and personal meetings with the great microscopists of our time. Your host is Dr Peter O’Toole. Peter will help you understand what drives great, successful scientists, what really inspires them and what they enjoy most in life.

This set of candid, fun, and engaging interviews serves not only to help inspire upcoming scientists but to show how career tracks and work-life balance are managed by some of the best. Not only are they great at work, but they have some amazing stories to tell about their lives outside science.

Latest Episodes

Claire Brown (McGill University)

#42 — Claire Brown, Associate Professor & Director of the Advanced BioImaging Facility at McGill University, talks to Peter O'Toole about the importance of taking care...

Ralf Jungmann (Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry and LMU Munich)

#41 — Ralf Jungmann, Professor and group leader at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry and LMU Munich joins Peter O'Toole in this episode of The Microscopists to ...

Brad Amos (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology)

#40 — Brad Amos, Emeritus Scientist at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, joins Peter O’Toole in this episode of The Microscopists to discuss his varied career, ...

Teng-Leong Chew (HHMI Janelia Research Campus)

#39 — Ever wondered just what it’s like working at the HHMI Janelia Research Campus? Teng-Leong Chew, Director of the Advanced Imaging Center at Janelia, joins Peter O...

W. E. Moerner (Stanford University)

#38 — W. E. Moerner of Stanford University is a pioneer in the field of super-resolution imaging for cell biology. Tune in as W. E. joins Peter O’Toole and discover mo...

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