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Genetic Drift

Welcome to Genetic Drift! This podcast takes a deep dive into the world of genetic diseases with the hope of lifting the stigma surrounding them.


Join our cohosts Anthony and Juliet as they discuss the biology, history and the future of a different genetic disease. In this married couple, Anthony is a PhD student researching pharmogogenetics (genetics and drugs) and Juliet is a classisist with a wealth of knowledge in Ancient Greek, Lantin, and history. New episodes are released every Friday!

Dec 11, 2020

Join Anthony and Juliet as they look into Angelman Syndrome, a developmental disorder that is inherited in a rather uncommon way. Tune in to hear the biology, history and future medicines for this intriguing condition.

Nov 27, 2020

Join Anthony and Juliet as they dive into the worl of ADPKD, the most common single gene disorder. Tune in to learn the biology and history of a condition responsible for a large proportion of the people on dialysis.

Nov 13, 2020

Join Anthony, Juliet and Banjo as they (excluding Banjo) dive into the world of Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a hereditary condition that leads to brittle bones. Tune in to hear the history, biology and future research for the condition. There are also many instances of Banjo being a disruptive puppy.

Oct 31, 2020

Tonight, is Halloween night and we're covering a condition that has shaped the 20th century view of the vampire, werewolf and zombie, Porphyria. Tune in to hear the biology, history, and mythology of this fascinating group of conditions.

Oct 23, 2020

We're approaching Halloween and the subject is skeletons! Join Anthony and Juliet as they dive into Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, a condition that slowly turns you muscle and ligaments to bone.