Science Talks Podcast with white microphone on a dark blue background, surrounded by white icons representing various science fields/tools - Episode 6, Dr. Robert Jackson
Episode 6: Science Talks with Dr. Robert Jackson
In this episode, hosts Brooke Moreno and Sean Cadin talk with Dr. Robert Jackson about his BIO5 and Canadian fellowships, HPV and COVID-19 vaccines, and his desire to share the scientific method with the public.
Dr. Brittany Uhlorn, BIO5 Institute

Science Talks: a conversation hosted by UArizona’s BIO5 Institute, is a podcast and video series highlighting the important research and innovation happening at BIO5. 

Science Talks hosts and BIO5 staff members Brooke Moreno and Sean Cadin interview researchers representing the Institute's core mission areas, initiatives, events, programs and more. Through these candid interviews, listeners get a close-up look at the research aimed at tackling the world's biggest challenges and will understand how it impacts all of us, our state and our world.


In this episode, Moreno and Cadin talk with Dr. Robert Jackson, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Koenraad Van Doorslaer, about his research on human papillomavirus - the most common sexually transmitted virus and cause of 5% of all cancers worldwide. Dr. Jackson, a recipient of the BIO5 and Canadian NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships, discusses his passion for communicating the scientific method, or process, to the public. The three also talk about the utilities of both the HPV and COVID-19 vaccines.