'After Class' Podcast

Season 2, Episode 6

Along Came a SpiderAlluring Arachnids with Nadia Ayoub

Nadia Ayoub, associate professor of biology at W&L, weaves a fascinating lesson about her research into the genetics of black widow spider silk – and explains the wide-reaching implications of understanding these amazing arachnids. 
Recorded September 23, 2021
Airs October 12, 2021

“Arthropods are so diverse, and they're all over the globe. And they've evolved so many kinds of adaptations, and you are allowed to do pretty much anything you want to with them, you know. So, like, as a scientist who wants to do experimentation, arthropods are definitely the group to work in.” 

~ Nadia Ayoub, associate professor of biology

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